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four skills

The Four “A’s” That Impact Your Career Advancement

Learn more about the four “A’s” that will help ensure your personal characteristics are not…

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skills

The Skills You Need to Avoid Career Death

Here's how to keep your career alive in the digital age

See why all workers must learn and embrace digital skills for their brand in order…

By Monica Carter Tagore

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name

What’s in a Name? 5 Tips for Overcoming Name Discrimination

Is white washing your name a requirement to achieve professional success?

Is your name is impeding your chances of having your resume land in a hiring…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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home

Working From Home Sucks

Working remotely has its pros, but also many cons

Contrary to popular belief, I think working from home sucks. Whether it’s for a day…

By Selena Hill

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corner office

From Race To Office Politics, What Really Happens In The Corner Office

Nationwide’s Gale King and AT&T’s Cynthia Marshall Share Rules of Success and Survival in Corporate America

A panel of experts at the 2017 Women of Power Summit offered attendees an insider’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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graduate

My Advice for College Students Graduating in Media and Journalism

Here's the advice I shared directly with students majoring in journalism at Prairie View A&M University

Making the transition from college to the real world can be a scary transition. Here…

By Selena Hill

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abu dhabi

10 Things I Learned Working As A Black Woman in Abu Dhabi

Working in a foreign country offers life-changing perks you cannot get anywhere else

To say that living and working in Abu Dhabi is an experience of a lifetime…

By Maryann Reid

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jump

It’s Time to Jump! 3 Ways to Leap Into the Life of Your Dreams

Start living the life you want and deserve today

This year, I have made a commitment to jump in the deep! Are you with…

By Cameka Smith

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breakup

4 Ways to Keep a Breakup From Hijacking Your Work Mojo

Successfully managing your emotions during a breakup or divorce is the difference between a rising corporate star and an overwrought, stressed out person

A divorce or breakup is painful because it represents the loss of the relationship and…

By Cameka Smith

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Cathy Hughes

How Cathy Hughes Stays on Top of the Entertainment Industry

One of the nation's wealthiest black, female entrepreneurs shares her secrets to success

Find out how Radio One founder and one of the wealthiest black women in the…

By Safon Floyd

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ESPN

ESPN 26-Year-Old Senior Publicist Talks Being Young & Successful

Gianina Thompson shares what it means to be young, successful and magical

Find out how ESPN senior publicist, Gianina Thompson, landed a career at the top sports…

By Safon Floyd

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black female

This Is the End of Black Female CEOs In Corporate America

Rosalind Brewer's retirement as CEO of Sam's Club signals the end of black women in the C-Suite at major corporations

Rosalind G. Brewer’s retirement as CEO of Sam’s Club marks the end of black female…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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9 things

9 #ThingsIWontApologizeFor at Work

Here is where I draw the line in the sand

Check out these 9 imperative things I absolutely will not apologize for at work no…

By Safon Floyd

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Career

BE’s Guide for Success in 2017: Your Career

Here's to professional success and prosperity in the New Year

Looking to prosper in your professional life next year? Here’s a round-up of articles that…

By Selena Hill

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best employees

7 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Are Leaving

Here's where the mirrors come in

Find out the 7 real reasons why your best employees insist on leaving your company…

By Safon Floyd

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productivity

These 10 Habits Will Revamp Your Productivity

Try it. It works

Doing these 10 things on a consistent basis will be exactly what you need in…

By Safon Floyd

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nice

Why It Doesn’t Always Pay to Be Nice at Work

Doing too many favors for your co-workers might be jeopardizing your success

You want to be nice at work and do that favor your co-worker asked for,…

By Alisa Gumbs

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interview

#30DayChallenge – Week 4 – This is How You Nail Your Upcoming Interview

When your preparation meets the right time, you're in luck

In our final week of our #30DayChallenge – Getting Your Dream Job we reveal exactly…

By Safon Floyd

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submit

#30DayChallenge – Week 3: It’s Time to Apply

We've devised a plan and mapped out our mission—here's where we attack

For week 3 of the #30DayChallenge – Securing Your Dream Job we dive into where,…

By Safon Floyd

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PR Firm

PR Firm Gives Employees the Gift that Keeps on Giving

This PR firm offers 30 paid vacation days, along with many other perks designed to help employees achieve a work-life balance

After offering employees extended vacation and added perks, PR firm owner Monique Tatum discovered better…

By Kali Wilder

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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