CareerBuilder’s Chief People Officer offers job seeking advice for new grads
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CareerBuilder’s Chief People Officer offers job seeking advice for new grads

The Spartan Echo went to CareerBuilder’s Chief People Officer Michelle Armer to get advice for people entering the job market for the first time as college graduates. Here’s our question and answer session with Ms. Armer. I’m graduating in a month. What should I already have done and what should I be doing now? (In … Continue reading

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Gov. McAuliffe announces recipients of the Inaugural Governor’s Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Education

 ~ Virginia recognizes outstanding individuals, schools, programs, and partnerships ~ RICHMOND – Governor McAuliffe announced Friday, Oct. 27, the first recipients of the Governor’s Award for Excellence and Innovation in Education. This new initiative recognizes outstanding educators and leaders, schools, divisions, and community partners across five categories: closing the achievement gap, community partnerships and collaboration, innovation in education, … Continue reading

McAuliffe announces “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge in Virginia
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McAuliffe announces “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge in Virginia

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today, Oct. 27, the launch of Virginia’s “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge. The challenge begins today and will run through the end of March 2017. Participating students will take part in rigorous, real-life virtual cyber scenarios, discover the skills and tools used by NSA cyber professionals, and explore … Continue reading

Education / International News

New Research Shows International Experience In Higher Ed Is Important For Career Success, But Many Students Recognize it Too Late

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 26, 2016–New global research commissioned by Kaplan, one of the world’s largest and most diverse education providers, and conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows that international experience in higher education is an important factor improving the chances of finding a job and succeeding in an increasingly global workforce. The research, … Continue reading

What’s missing in the millennial skillset?
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What’s missing in the millennial skillset?

One thing is clear: millennials – those born after 1980 – are the world’s future, and they’ve already made significant contributions. Social media alone wouldn’t be what it is today without millennial entrepreneurs, for example. “It’s not just technology defining the youngest working-age population, it’s also a distinct optimism and a desire to do work … Continue reading

Do you have what it takes to be an IBM-er?
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Do you have what it takes to be an IBM-er?

by Carman Chatman On Thursday, April 14, Alisha Bazemore, the Director of Career Services at Norfolk State, held an IBM (International Business Machines) Preparation Event hosted by Eric Dykes, who is the Recruiting and Diversity Manager of IBM located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Students arrived in their best attire and came prepared to asked questions … Continue reading

IBM helps NSU students prepare to enter the workforce after graduation
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IBM helps NSU students prepare to enter the workforce after graduation

by Omar Ross An IBM Summit Campus Career Preparation Event was held on campus Thursday, April 14, to help current Norfolk State students prepare for entry into the professional workforce. The event was designed to assist with university career preparations and to give first-hand knowledge of the recruitment, interview and selection process within IBM. The event … Continue reading