At an institution noted for its award-winning scholars, it was
apropos for author Colson Whitehead to grace City College in a lecture
and conversation with Dr. R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy. Whitehead,
the recipient of many awards, including the MacArthur award in 2002,
was on campus recently as the concluding speaker in the Black Studies
Mom skills. You moms know what we’re talking about. Multitasking,
scheduling and budgeting. Of course, these are useful skills but should
you put them on your resume? And if you do, will employers take them
Two women of color will make history as co-anchors of a brand new local
news program set to roll out mid- to late-January at Tribune
Broadcasting Co.’s New York flagship station. African-American Brenda Blackmon and Asian-American WPIX veteran Kaity
Tong will be the faces of PIX11’s new 6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. weekday newscast,
the only local news airing in the market at that time.
According to a poll conducted in 2014 by consulting company Accenture,
while 85% of the class of 2014 is confident that they can get a job in
their chosen career, only two thirds can successfully do so. It's a bleak scenario, but there are steps you can take to improve your chances of getting ahead.
Depending on which source you listen to, one job opening gets an average
of 118 applicants or as many as 250. Either way, a single opening
attracts job candidates like flies are drawn to honey. Thus, it is in
your best interest to do more than simply submit an application and hope
for the best.
Choosing between job offers is a problem many people would love to have.
However, it actually is an issue you should approach with careful
thought and deliberation. Here are a few things you need to consider.