According to reports, the unemployment rate for African Americans 18-29 was 22 percent earlier this year, and a major challenge young adults of color face—especially men—is a lack of the necessary job search skills that will help them land jobs. And this is often even true among Black male college graduates. An indispensable skill-set that young Black men must effectively develop is the ability to interview like a boss-moves professional.
Early careerists must strategically brand and position themselves in the labor market so they can pique a hiring managers’ curiosity enough for an interview. According recruiter and human resources professional Rich Jones, young men should: