Top 5 Tips for Making Your Professional Diversity Network Profile Standout

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You’ve joined the Professional Diversity Network, and are receiving updates about new job opportunities. You’ve applied to these jobs, but haven’t received any invites for interviews. Is there something you should be doing to change this? If you truly want Continue reading Top 5 Tips for Making Your Professional Diversity Network Profile Standout

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

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According to our latest Diversity Jobs Report, over 10 million Americans are currently seeking full-time employment. Combined with factors not within your control — like timing,  management and organizational changes—this statistic means the landscape for securing a good paying job Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

As a Black College Graduate, Do you Face Limited Job Prospects?

A recent study by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, cited in the Huffington Post article, “The Job Market Discriminates Against Black College Grads,” indicates that the 2013 unemployment rate for recent black college graduates is over twice that Continue reading As a Black College Graduate, Do you Face Limited Job Prospects?

Top 15 Employers for Veterans

Veteran unemployment continues to be an issue in our country, especially for those who have served since 2001, known as Gulf War-era II veterans.  According to data released last month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, while on its way Continue reading Top 15 Employers for Veterans

The Classic Catch-22 For Recent College Graduates: Experience Required For That First Job

Leaving the safety of academia and stepping out into the real world is daunting enough and is exacerbated by the fact that finding that perfect first job is difficult in the aftermath of the recent recession.  Recent college graduates face Continue reading The Classic Catch-22 For Recent College Graduates: Experience Required For That First Job

Resunate Adds Strength to Resumes and Professional Diversity Network’s Portfolio

The Professional Diversity Network recently acquired Resunate, a developer of recruiting software designed to connect job seekers, colleges, universities and job placement companies with specific job postings.The Resunate mission is to increase the number of successful job placements by providing candidates Continue reading Resunate Adds Strength to Resumes and Professional Diversity Network’s Portfolio

How To Get Hired: Try a Non-traditional Job Search

As the nation’s economic recovery is slowly moving forward and the unemployment rate remains stalled at about 7.6 percent, finding a job continues to be a relevant topic in today’s environment.  Surprisingly, non-traditional methods of job hunting can often produce Continue reading How To Get Hired: Try a Non-traditional Job Search

Short-Term Employment: The Wave of the Future

There was a recent article in the Chicago Tribune that discussed a new phenomenon among employers.  They are looking to hire workers for short “tours of duty.”  Gone are the days of being a “lifer” at IBM.  Because of the Continue reading Short-Term Employment: The Wave of the Future

The Importance of Corporate Culture

I recently read an article on the importance of corporate cultural fit when interviewing potential candidates.  A blogger highlighted unconventional questions that an employer should ask to determine if a candidate fits into their company’s culture.  As someone looking for Continue reading The Importance of Corporate Culture