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Rosalind Brewer Makes History as Sam’s Club CEO

Spelman alumnus is first woman and African American at post

Rosalind Brewer becomes the first woman and African American to hold the CEO position at…

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Andre Hudson, 35, Design Manager for Hyundai America, Los Angeles   

Hudson was the lead designer on the 2011 Sonata, which lead to a 93%  increase in sales year-over-year for the $98.9 billion company. He  oversees exterior design at Hyundai and has also contributed to the Genesis Coupe, the Azera, and the 2009 Nuvis Concept. The College for Creative Studies graduate credits his success to the power of good  design. "Designers have an amazing power because you affect people's  lives every day long after the product has left your sketchpad or  computer; everything you touch was designed by someone. Great design  changes the world." To read more about Hudson, check out the January 2012 issue of Black Enterprise.

BE NEXT: 13 Young Innovators Driving the Business of Design

Check out how this group of innovative BE Nexters (21-35-year-old) are using their passion for…

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Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Site Shutdown by Feds, Anonymous Retaliates

On Wednesday BE Next told you about the legal battle between Universal Music Group and…

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5 Leadership Lessons Keke Palmer Learned from Queen Latifah

The Joyful Noise star shares life lessons she picked up from the successful businesswoman

Singer/actress Keke Palmer stars alongside Queen Latifah in Joyful Noise and shares the career lessons…

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College Majors that Lead to High Unemployment

A breakdown of how course of study relates to jobless rates

How your course of study relates to joblessness in the market


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POLL: Is Traditional Business Attire Becoming Obsolete?

Reality star Yandy Smith's 'business chic' raises question of office style

The fashion of businesswoman and Love & Hip Hop star Yandy Smith raises a vital…

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Why Anyone Who Uses the Web Should be Concerned About SOPA

What the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) could mean to the way you do business online

Web users beware of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) which will strip people worldwide…

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How to Land a Job in the Financial Industries

Programs like Discover Ernst & Young give people of color jumpstart for careers

Discover Ernst & Young program seeks to diversify the financial industries by giving students first-hand…

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WATCH: Tristan Wilds on George Lucas’ ‘Red Tails’ & Earning Respect

The young actor earns his stripes in Tuskegee Airmen film, which highlights the war heroes' historical impact

90210 star Tristan Wilds shares his experiences working with Star Wars creator George Lucas on…

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4 Ways a Liberal Arts Degree Can Work for You

How earning a general degree can have its perks

How to effectively market skills learned while earning a general degree


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i-am-auto-300x244 Announces New Car Company ‘IAMAUTO’

Black Eyed Peas frontman is once again putting his money where his mouth is…

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10 Side Jobs to Help You Transition into Self-Employment

Earn extra money while prepping to become your own boss

Use these side jobs to help you prep to become your own boss while earning…


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How to Make a Great First Impression

Five steps to ensure you present the best version of you

First impressions can last a lifetime. Here’s how to ensure your presentation is top-notch.


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Did Kanye West Really Create a Twitter Account for His Fashion Line?

You can’t tell him nothing. It looks like Kanye West hasn’t been deterred by…

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4 Don’ts When Sending E-mails in the Workplace

Avoid these common communication mistakes at your job

Here are the communication mistakes to avoid when sending e-mails on your job.


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How to Maximize Your Goal Setting for Career Success

Ways to strategize your next move to land your dream job

It’s vital to set feasible goals and strategize ways to execute for future career success.


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6 Tips for Getting a Job After Graduation

Tackle the job market with confidence after getting your degree

Here’s how to tackle the job market after getting your undergraduate or graduate degree.


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Jeremy McMullen (Photo by Brian Dressler)

Portfolio Repair

Many people would love to be in Jeremy McMullen’s shoes. At 30, he has little…

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About This Issue: Redesigning Future Business Leadership

The importance of good design transcends all industries. Whether it’s your mobile device, the clothes…

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How to Shake the Jitters Before a Job Interview

Walk in the room armed with confidence

Here’s how to shake those last feelings of nervousness before your job interview.


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How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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