4 Tips for Searching for Companies that Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

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Everyone’s heard the phrase “diversity and inclusion” (“D&I” for short), but what does it really mean? Why is it so important? And how do you find companies that prioritize it?

In honor of Black History Month, below are the answers to …

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The Value of Mentorship: Creating Opportunities for People of Color

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Mentoring can play a crucial role in our professional success, and this is especially true for people of color. Due to the disparity in diversity of representation within leadership combined with a lack of access to …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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15 Kinds of Jobs That Are In Demand—and Growing—Heading Into 2021

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, it quickly disrupted every aspect of work. Offices shut down. Those lucky enough to keep their jobs found themselves working from home, clicking into video meeting after video meeting, some while caring …

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What Can Career Connections Do For You? 

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Dear Career Consultant…

What are the benefits of utilizing Career Connections?  –A curious student

Dear curious student…

Glad you asked! We can help you with many aspects of your career development journey. Here are a few!

Not sure where you …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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Why You Should Show Off Your Awards on Your Resume (and the Right Way to Do It)

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When you’re writing your resume, it’s all about standing out from the pack. Sure, you have the experience and skills you need for the job, but so do many other applicants. How do you really hammer home that you’re the …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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What exactly is “business casual”?

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Dear Career Consultant…

I just got a job interview and the dress code is “business casual” – what exactly is business casual?

Dear student…

Business casual can be tricky to figure out, but we got you. It can range from …

By Vianet Garza
Vianet Garza Career Consultant, Denton Campus Vianet Garza
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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career in 2021

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I don’t know about you, but I am certainly raising a glass to 2020 being over. This past year has brought tremendous change for so many of us—including when it comes to our careers. From layoffs and furloughs to paycuts and …

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Student Success Story: Anahi Figueroa

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First, I would like to “Thank you” for giving me this opportunity. I have been out of college for over 10 years. The main reason for not attending college was due to the finances. I am very grateful that TWU offers …
By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Adaeze Ahanotu

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My experience with the City of Austin Human Resources Department was a phenomenal opportunity. The task of recruiting an applicant for the right job is specific and persistent. I was able to use office apps to input applicants’ strongest suites …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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Student Success Story: Imma Lugtu

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My experience with Lone Star Parity Project was fascinating because I learned how women in our communities aspire to make positive changes and impact in our communities. From my experience with speaking with women of different backgrounds, anyone can see …

By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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