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These 9 Cool Jobs Can Take You Abroad

Your dream job may take you overseas

Check out these 9 cools jobs that could afford you the opportunity to see the…

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5 Ways to Get Thousands of Connections on LinkedIn (Really)

How to leverage LinkedIn profile and expand your professional network

In her book, From Receptionist to Boss: Real-Life Advice for Getting Ahead at Work, Nicole Smartt explains…

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big-name contracts

How to Land Big-Name Contracts (Regardless of Your Company Size)

Trust is vital to business success

The secret to landing big contracts isn’t deeper pockets or more manpower—it’s getting prospects to…

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Kobe

Kobe Co-Launches $100M Venture Capital Fund for Tech, Media, and More

Fund mission is to backing budding entrepreneurs and add real value

The Wall Street Journal reports that retired basketball great Kobe Bryant launched a $100 million…

By Samara Lynn

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guidance counseling

Virtual Guidance Counseling Is a Thing — and It Works

E-counseling 2.0 helps low-income students go to college

Could technology provide the answer by allowing fewer counselors to advise more kids? The idea…

By Robin White Goode

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equal pay

What Are We Celebrating on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day?

On this day, this year, have we caught up to where they were last year?

Find out why August 23rd marks black women equal pay day and discover where we…

By Safon Floyd

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5 Things You Need to Know to Get a Line of Credit for Your Business

Here’s what loan officers are looking for when deciding to grant you a line of credit

Businesses typically use a line of credit to maintain or expand a business—not start a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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We Need More Guidance Counselors Now

Without advising, many students fall through the cracks

The average Indiana school counselor is responsible for 634 students, ranking the state among the…

By Robin White Goode

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corporate board seats

4 Ways Black Women Can Position Themselves for Corporate Board Seats

How women of color can break the glass ceiling and earn a seat on their corporate board of choice

In 2013, MetricStream Inc. CEO Shellye Archambeau received a call from Verizon Chairman and CEO…

By Derek T. Dingle

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young entrepreneur

5 Lessons I Learned After I Started My Own Business

Learning to look at the big--and little--picture

If you’re an entrepreneur, you already know that starting a business is a lot of…

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Successful CTOs

8 Qualities All Successful CTOs Share

How to rise to the occasion as a great CTO

The most successful businesses I’ve worked with have one thing in common: excellent leadership. As…

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customer

4 Simple Ways to Truly Put Your Customer First

Keeping the voice of the consumer top-of-mind at all times is key

Most successful companies are “consumer-first.” And while your job might be hectic at times, your…

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millenial

The Pros and Cons of Millennial Job-Hopping

While there may be drawbacks, young workers can find significant reasons to continue the practice

Check out the pros and cons of the millennial generation’s practice of job hopping to…

By Safon Floyd

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black panthers

The Black Panthers: 10-Point Program

This is the March 1972 version of the document when the Black Panther Party shifted its focus from black nationalism to helping all oppressed communities

1. WE WANT FREEDOM. WE WANT POWER TO DETERMINE THE DESTINY OF OUR BLACK AND…

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travel writer

How’d You Do That?: Travel Writer Kristin Braswell Talks Living Her Dream

The creator of Crush Global shares the secret to transforming your passion into a lucrative career

Find out how travel writer Kristin Braswell successfully merged her passion and her skills to…

By Safon Floyd

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inventor

Global Tech: Namibian Teen Shines as Inventor of ‘Free-to-Call’ Phone

Our Global Tech series highlights a tech startup or innovator from the African diaspora. This series is part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October.

A teenager in Namibia is gaining a lot of attention from the tech world for…

By Samara Lynn

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Olympics

Baby Names Inspired by the Olympics—That Aren’t Simone

Name your baby girl after one of these four black women who killed it in Rio

The world may be (rightfully) obsessing over the Simones—Olympic champions Simone Biles and Simone Manuel. But…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Fun Facts About Millennials and Banking

The digital generation’s perspective on banks is different in comparison to past generations

The digital generation’s perspective on banks is different in comparison to past generations—33% of millennials…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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smart

Don’t Tell Your Kids They’re Smart

And other tips for the first day of school

Don’t tell your kids they’re smart. Research has shown that telling kids they’re smart can…

By Robin White Goode

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Love Jones

‘Love Jones: The Musical’ Is Actually Happening

The iconic 1997 film now reimagined for the stage is set to tour this fall

Get the deets on the stage adaption of the critically acclaimed 1997 film, Love Jones,…

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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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