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Here Are 8 Jobs Where African Americans Average Six-Figure Salaries

Workers receive the highest salary and compensation in San Francisco with a few exceptions for…

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Louis Carr and Earl "Butch" Graves Jr. How to Become a Mogul (Image: File)

How to Become A Mogul

The head of sales at BET says being a mogul is to be loyal, disciplined, and committed

Some people equate becoming a mogul to being rich, famous and successful but, Louis Carr,…

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Helping or Hurting You?

It's all in the presentation

A solid LinkedIn profile could make the difference between you landing a great job or…

By Yvette Gavin

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Mark Zuckerberg Announces Woman of Color as New CFO of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The Facebook founder introduced the executive in a lengthy post

Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page that he was “excited” to welcome Alford and also…

By Samara Lynn

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4 Ways to Recover From Making a Mistake at Work

How to do damage control

Nobody becomes a successful leader without making a few mistakes at work and in life…

By Kandia Johnson

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Your Coworkers Are Not Your Friends

"When people reveal themselves, believe them”

The goal for most individuals at work is advancement. How do you achieve that? It’s…

By Sonia Alleyne

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On This Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, Commit to Get Paid What You’re Worth

Master the strategy of negotiating your salary

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is the prefect time to reassess your salary negotiating skills…

By Dr. Avis

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How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

You need to stand out from the crowd to accelerate your career

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

By Kandia Johnson

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personal tragedy

How to Manage Work While Dealing With a Personal Tragedy

When tragedy strikes, the demand for work continues. Here are a few coping tips

Stress in our personal lives such as dealing with family illness, loss of a loved…

By Kandia Johnson

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Oberlin

Oberlin College Chooses African American Visionary as Its Next President

Carmen Twillie Ambar goes to Ohio with a trail of accomplishments behind her

Ambar, currently president of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, will be going to Oberlin…

By Robin White Goode

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How Seeds of Fortune Creates Economic Empowerment Opportunities for Young Women of Color

Sowing the seeds for career success and economic empowerment

As a high school senior, Nitiya Walker, was met with a challenge that many students…

By Kandia Johnson

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Nicole Roberts Jones on ‘Finding Your Fierce’

The career coach offers tips from her new book on how to find and align your passion and purpose for profit

Nicole Roberts Jones is on a mission to bring out the best in each woman.…

By Lisa Fraser

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Boss-Moms

Why This Woman Turned a Hashtag into an Online Destination for New Age Boss-Moms

Dreena Whitfield launched ThePRMommy, an online destination for moms juggling their family life and careers

How can a woman juggle the never-ending demands of motherhood and a successful career? This…

By Kandia Johnson

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Want to Spread the Word About Your Work? Find Your Tribe

Success requires teamwork

If you’re looking to build a successful business or rewarding career build a “tribe,” of…

By Kandia Johnson

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week

Has Racism in the Workplace Increased Since Donald Trump Became President? This Black Executive Notices a Difference

Sheree Franklin answers a letter from a man that has noticed the shift in the attitudes and behaviors of his white peers while in professional settings since the election of President Trump

Following the election of President Trump, increased racial tension could be felt across the U.S.…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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say no

It’s Not Them, It’s You: 5 Effective Ways to Say No

Nearly every time you say yes to someone’s request, you’re saying no to yourself

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Raise your hand if you can’t say no without feeling guilty. Well here’s…

By Kandia Johnson

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Work Smarter, Not Harder: 4 Ways to Slay Your Day

Efficiency pays off

Self-awareness is key to slaying your goals. What are your top three daily priorities? What…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Strategies to Negotiate a Pay Raise with Confidence

Go get that money!

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Ready to approach your employer about a pay raise? “Keep in mind that…

By Kandia Johnson

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Advertising Titan Carol Williams Offers Solid Career Advice

Let her words and work inspire you to never give up, when it comes to following your passion

Advertising titan Carol H. Williams was recently inducted into the American Advertising Hall of Fame,…

By Lisa Fraser

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Temper Tantrum

Tantrums of a Grown Woman

Learn the importance of successfully managing your temper and how it can determine your success or failure in the workplace

When things get tough for us as grown women, you can either have a temper…

By Cameka Smith

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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