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promotion

8 Signs That You’re Up for a Promotion

If these 8 things are currently happening to you at work, there is a great…

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volunteer

Volunteer Your Way to a New Job

Networking and soft skills create opportunity

“When she approached me about working for her, she stated that she had seen my…

By Robin White Goode

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Tech Biz Gurl

Tech Biz Gurl Talks About Making It in Tech as a Black Millennial

Advocates side hustles and tech aptitude

Jessica Williams, aka Tech Biz Gurl, shares insight on her success as an entrepreneur and…

By Tia Walker

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Party

Office Holiday Party Tips For Introverts

Try these tips and you won’t have to stress about your next holiday party

Here are a few tips to help you avoid holiday party jitters and make some…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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Ask Sheree: How to Deal With Racist Coworkers

Four strategies to help you rise above racism in the workplace

Many people experience the daily hurt and sting of racism both professionally and personally. However,…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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holiday brain

#MondayMotivation: 8 Ways To Battle Holiday Brain

When there is a will, there is a way

Here are all the things that you can do in order to battle and defeat…

By Safon Floyd

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travel

Need More Career Fulfillment? Travel Before You Retire

Here are three ways that traveling abroad during you youth can enhance your overall professional reputation and performance

Traveling will give your career an instant makeover, providing you with the clarity and confidence…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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Consortium

The Consortium Blazes Paths to Career Success

The Consortium promotes diversity and inclusion in American business schools and corporations. The support provided by this prestigious network not only enables the furthering of education, it also positions MBA graduates to achieve professional success

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management Drives Success for MBA Students. Leading Schools and…

By Preston Charles

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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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new year

How You Can Effectively Plan Ahead Before the New Year

Don’t wait until the end of December to plan your New Year's goals—start now

Goal planning is not just for the new year. Here are some simple tips to…

By Black Enterprise

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mentor

5 Smart Strategies for Choosing the Right Mentor

When looking for the right mentor to help with your personal and professional goals, consider this criteria

Mentors can help you accomplish your goals – both personally and professionally. Here’s how you…

By Black Enterprise

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pep talk

It’s Time to Give Yourself a Pep Talk

Use these three strategies to give yourself an effective pep talk

Career and leadership development coach Kaydian Comer shares 3 steps you should incorporate into a…

By Kaydian Comer

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early riser

5 Reasons You Don’t Need to Be an Early Riser to Succeed at Work

Tenacity is more important than being the first one in the office

It’s not about being the first at the office or the last one to leaves.…

By Black Enterprise

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pay gap

How to Narrow the 37% Pay Gap Between Black and White Women

Gyal's Network is an online platform that connects diverse women and confronts issues of equal pay head-on

There are several factors that drive the gender pay gap, but Jasmine Gill of Gyal’s…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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fiscal sponsorship

5 Ways to Become More Powerful at Work

Here are five strategies to help you make a powerful impression at the office

Discover the 6 things you should be doing if you’re looking to make an impression…

By Safon Floyd

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success

How to Stop Falling Short of Success (Part 1 of 2)

Break through the cycle of "almost" and achieve your dreams

Almost famous. Almost successful. Almost an author. Almost married. Many of us, including myself, have…

By Cameka Smith

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leadership

A Lesson in Leadership: The Littlest of Things Are the Biggest of Things

Why settle for being a great manager, when you can be a great leader?

There is a difference between management and leadership. Rita Mitchell of First Tennessee Bank discusses…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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career advancement

5 Traits that May Hold You Back From Career Advancement

Even when it feels like you're doing it all right, these things can be terribly wrong

Check out these 5 personality traits that could be heavily affecting your career advancement despite…

By Safon Floyd

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new year

How to Key Up For Success In the New Year

Here's how to gear up for a successful year

Welcome in the new year with open arms by implementing the following three strategies that…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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career path

4 Signs That You’re Headed Down the Wrong Career Path

Now is when you come to a full stop and take a detour

Here are 4 clear signs that you’re heading down the wrong career path and should…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

windfalls

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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