Alfred Poor is a frequent guest on television and radio, and his articles appear online and in print. Here are just some examples of his appearances where he addresses how students and young employees can be better prepared to enter the workforce after graduation, and to achieve success and fulfillment in their work.


March 19, 2015: “College and Career Success Skills,” a webinar for high school students and their parents for the CollegeWeekLive “Virtual College Fair” event. Click here to view the replay.

February 9-13, 2015: “The College Career Center of the Future… TODAY!” — a three-session webinar for college career center professionals.

August 21, 2014: “Success Skills for College and Career”, a webinar for high school students and their parents for the CollegeWeekLive “Back to School” event. Click here to view the replay.

August 12, 2014: “Mission Impossible? Can we help students gain the career skills that employers need?” — opening keynote speech for the InternBridge three-day, national  “Career Services Online Conference”.

April 2, 2014: “3 Ways to Reach Students More Efficiently with Greater Impact”, a webinar for college career center professionals presented for Jobs4All. Click here to view the free archive.

December 12, 2013: “Knowledge and Soft Skills Your Student Needs to Succeed”, a webinar presented for parents for TalentMarks. Click here to view the free archive.

March 6, 2013: “How to Succeed After Graduation (and Stay Out of Your Parents’ Basement)”, a webinar presented for college students for TalentMarks. Click here to view the free archive.


April 10, 2015: Mighty Married Moms” with Linda Tighe, Wendy Williams, and Deborah C. Owen

October 13, 2014: “Late Afternoons” with Mike Schikman on WSVA Radio in Harrisonburg, VA


September 20, 2013: Walk in Destiny Radio” with Benecia Ponder (the interview segment starts at about 25 minutes):

July 22, 2013: “Business Next” with Michael Rogers, Michigan Business Network: click here to listen online or download.

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July 18, 2013: Financial Survival Network with Kerry Lutz: click here to listen or download.


March 13, 2013: “Business Next” with Michael Rogers, Michigan Business Network: click here to listen online or download.

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February 25, 2013: WTTF in Tiffin, Ohio, with Russ Snyder discussing “7 Success Secrets That Every College Student Needs to Know!” – click here to download.


February 12, 2013: WFIN with Doug Jenkins on what parents and families can do to help college students prepare for work. Click here.

December 3, 2012: The Michael Dresser Show – click here to download.


Published Articles

LinkedIn: “One Year Is Not Enough: The Retention Problem

LinkedIn: “Stormy Times Ahead for Colleges

LinkedIn: “What Are You Going to Do with THAT Major?

LinkedIn: “One Resume is Never Enough

LinkedIn: “A College Degree Is Still a Good Investment

LinkedIn: “Stop Spreading Media Myths about College

Guest Blog Post: “What Good Is a Liberal Arts Degree?“, College Smart Radio

Guest Blog Post: “Throw Away the Career Menu!“, Career Attractions

Guest Blog Post: “What do I do with my major? The LinkedIn Game“, Confessions of a College Counselor

Op-Ed Column: “Understanding and dealing with your ‘Next-Gen’ employees“, Lehigh Valley Business,



Money logo7 Smart Ways to Make Yourself More Hireable, Money Magazine


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A Day-By-Day Guide to Get Your Next Dream Job, Fast Company

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Venture beyond your college career fair while job hunting, USA Today

25 Worst Financial Mistakes Anyone Can Make, “When Life Gives You Lemons, Add Vodka”

With kids, why LESS can be MORE!, Great Kid Magazine

The best off-campus jobs for college students,

Deciding how long should you keep working at your first job?, The Denver Post

How Much is Your College Education Worth?, The Network Journal

Glassdoor Releases List of Highest-Rated Companies Hiring Interns This Year,

Interview Like Yourself (No, Really!) by Jezra Kaye, published by 3Ring Press

Are You Making These 12 Job Search Mistakes? The SpareFoot

The Most Common & Careless Interview Mistakes Young Job Seekers Make, The Job Scholar

Students should work toward their first jobs while still in college, The Star-Ledger

New Grads: How to Follow Up After a Job Interview, CareerBliss

The Role of Internships in Finding a Job after College and Paid vs. Unpaid Internships: Experts Share Their Views,

5 Tips for Getting a Job After College, Bargaineering

Career fairs: How to do them right (if you do them at all), CareerRookie

What should college seniors do on spring break?,

How to Prepare for a Video Interview [7 Tips], The Undercover Recruiter

4 Ways to Pump Up Your Online Presence – Without Sacrificing Privacy, Joshua Wildman’s Career Enlightenment


Press and Reviews

“College Freshmen: Your Career Starts with Day One on Campus, Says Career Skills Expert Alfred Poor [infographic]”, Miami Herald

New Whitepaper Explains Why ‘Our Students Are Set to Fail‘”, International Business Times

Three Ways That Fraternities and Sororities Can Help Their Seniors Prepare for Work after Graduation“, San Francisco Chronicle

Author Alfred Poor Offers Advice at College Career Skills Event“, USA Today