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A financial and academic crisis has struck the campus of one of the oldest institutions of higher learning among the nation’s treasured Historically Black Colleges and Universities. It was announced on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at the most recent meeting of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in New Orleans that…

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McDonald’s Restaurants Expect to Hire 250,000 People this Summer Puts a new spin on reaching job seekers through modern recruitment tools like Snapchat June 12, 2017 – With summer around the corner, McDonald’s and its independent franchisees are gearing up to hire approximately 250,000 restaurant employees across the U.S. More than half of the hires…

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Nearly one million college graduates from across the nation are entering the job market. But jumping into a new phase of life can be scary without proper planning. When seeking job opportunities, it’s important for recent grads to put themselves in a position to find employment and live in a city where they can meet…

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The owners of Framboise Patisserie in Queens, NY were fined $25,000 for discriminating against a black woman seeking employment. According to reports, Jamilah DaCosta attempted to get a job at Framboise Patisserie when she was discriminated against by co-owner Patty Meimetea. During the interview in 2011, Meimetea told DaCosta that she couldn’t hire her as…

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Ivan Crosling is the first to admit that volunteering pays off.  The association director of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources proved he had the necessary leadership skills and talents to lead the organization. Having a strong background in human resources with a specialty in diversity awareness and recruitment and placement and…

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Georgia State University outpaced every college in America to become the top school to graduate blacks in the nation, according to a report from Diverse Issues in Higher Education. The downtown-based Atlanta school awarded 1,262 degrees to black Americans in  2012, surpassing every HBCU school, including Florida A&M University and North Carolina A&T State University.…

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With the gift-giving season fast approaching, UPS has announced it intends to hire a staggering 55,000 additional employees to handle the anticipated increase in package delivery volume. The temporary jobs that UPS will be filling include driver helpers, package sorters, loaders and unloaders, the company said. UPS anticipates its busiest shipping day will be Thursday,…

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After 15 years in human resources and training Tenera McPherson has seen a serious paradigm shift in recruiting over the last three years. Being the director of recruitment of a Top 100 ranked firm on Diversitybiz.com, McPherson is prime to share inside knowledge on the employment marketplace. Would a professional benefit from a MBA or…

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With the digital divide between blacks and whites experiencing a steady decline in the past decade, most African Americans now have access to the Internet and computers.  In fact, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 7 in 10 blacks use social networking sites, while only six in 10 whites do the same. …

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