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‘Fearless’ Is the Word for 2021 Job Search According to Berkeley College VP, Career Services, in HBCU Career Magazine

Wed Jun 9, 2021


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Berkeley College Vice President of Career Services, Amy Soricelli (top left, above), recently authored an article, “The Word for the 2021 Job Search is ‘Fearless,’” published in the 2021 issue of HBCU Careers Magazine. In the article, Soricelli further explains what it means to be fearless in the job search realm. “‘Fearless’ job searching is a process which involves introspection, curiosity, research, goal setting and action,” says Soricelli. To read the article in its entirety, click here.

Soricelli’s piece was inspired by the challenges recent grads face in an uncertain job market, highlighting the ongoing roadblock that the pandemic poses for employment. A recent survey published by of 1,000 college graduates in the Class of 2020 found that nearly half were still looking for work about a year after earning their degrees. “Fearlessness” in the job search is a strategy for building resilience during a variable time in the market.

Despite the evident complexities, Soricelli indicates that there is hope for candidates. She encourages proactivity and optimism. “The job search is not easy and each day must be met with enthusiasm and hope,” said Soricelli. “Each day can be a positive one in the ‘fearless’ job search.”

About HBCU Careers Magazine
The HBCU Careers Magazine is an all-inclusive career planning resource filled with invaluable career planning advice and information from the experts, career service professionals from colleges and universities throughout the country and other professionals from various fields. You can see the Magazine and all related job search resources at

About Berkeley College
Berkeley College, founded in 1931, is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College also offers continuing education programs to enhance career credentials.

Berkeley College has campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, NY, as well as in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge, and Woodland Park, NJ, with more than 4,900 students enrolled. In addition, Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, for eight consecutive years. The website address is

The mission of Berkeley College is to empower students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers.