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Career Expert Offers Expert Advice on Today’s Job Market

Career Expert Offers Expert Advice on Today’s Job Market

What you need to  know from Rhea Faniel, CCNY’s fairy “job-mother!” by Ashley Kalstek “The days of the hookup where your neighbor’s uncle’s dog walker’s best friend gets you a job–are over,” said Rhea Faniel, associate director of recruitment, placement and external relations at CCNY’s Career and Professional Development Institute. She recently addressed an Intro […]

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Digital Resume

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Is the e-version the only way to go? Shantia Dobson In 2013 many employers are seeking to hire candidates who are computer savvy. This means being able to construct and upload a digital resume in order to make yourself stand out against the competition. Earlier this month, AM New York posted an article called “Paper […]

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Being a Mentor 101

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A recent event hosted by our career center highlights the importance of getting guidance, advice and support from alumni by Angelique Williams In today’s economy securing a job after graduation is not enough. It’s essential to have someone teach you the ins and outs of what your career is going to be like in the […]

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Get Ready for the Real World

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Hey Seniors: Are you prepared? Here’s what soon-to-be grads need to know by Jamelia Lowman. After years of studying, sleepless nights and papers, graduation is around the corner. College seniors: are you ready for the real world? Selicia Smith, a senior at City College, admits that she is overwhelmed and anxious about her upcoming graduation. […]

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Catch the Right Job!

It takes patience, aggressiveness, and perseverance to land your dream job. Here’s how. by Rochelle Sterling For the first time in a long time, the job market is in better shape and the chances of being hired look fairly favorable. Prospects are flooding the inboxes – both physical and virtual – of employers daily with […]

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Civil Rights and Immigration 50 Years Later

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“There is no state in the 50 states that provides more services than New York — no city that provides […]

Sexual Assault on Campus — A National Crisis

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Screenings of The Hunting Ground and discussions at City College raise awareness by Enoye Uwa Rape has decreased over the […]

Lawmakers Propose Free MetroCards for CUNY Students

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Last Thursday, two New York City lawmakers proposed legislation that would be make CUNY students’ lives just a little bit easier. […]

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

Understand the Past, Empower the Future

This year, Black History Month held special significance for my students in Brownsville. Black history – like that of all […]

Worker Appreciation: Cafeteria Workers On Campus

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As we all strive for a better future as bright-eyed college students, the shadows of the working poor trail us, […]

Thoughts on Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Video

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N708P-A45D0 Ted Cruz is in. Marco Rubio is in. Rand Paul is in. And now, finally, the first Democrat is […]