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Team

How to Encourage Your Already Busy Team to Take on More Tasks

Taking initiative is what we do here at Red Branch Media. And with a small…

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Feedback

The Number One Reason Leaders Need Feedback

The value of feedback in a professional environment, especially for those in leadership positions

Are you anxious about receiving feedback? Don’t be.
If you’re a leader or want to become…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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pay gap

Gender Pay Gap in Technology is Biggest in Atlanta

Survey reveals the gender pay gap in tech industry by age, ethnicity, education, location, and department

It’s no secret that the tech industry has a diversity problem—especially when it comes to…

By Kandia Johnson

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Job hunting

6 Facts Every Job Seeker Should Know About Job Hunting

A new study from Career Builder reveals surprising facts for job hunters

Do you think your college degree is enough to land a new job? If so,…

By Kandia Johnson

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black banks

The Top Black Banks To Bring Your Next Paycheck

A listing of all African American banks, according to the NBA

Check out this list of black banks to deposit your next pay check in, an…

By Safon Floyd

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Work environment

The Trick to ‘Nailing’ a Flexible Work Environment

In many cases, it’s simply more efficient for everyone for employees to work from home or on the road, checking in whenever necessary

In many cases, it’s simply more efficient for everyone for employees to work from home…

By Black Enterprise

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Emoticons

Before You Hit Send: Should You Use Emojis And Emoticons At Work?

Survey reports managers and workers have mixed emotions about emojis and emoticons

Survey reports managers and workers have mixed emotions about emojis and emoticons.

By Kandia Johnson

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resume

5 Creative Ways to Add New Skills to Your Resume This Summer

Activities you can do this summer to boost your career

Summer is officially here, which means it’s the official season of fun; with beach days,…

By Kandia Johnson

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bully

This is Why Your Boss is a Bully

Spoiler: It's not you, it's them

Find out what it is that causes your bully boss to act the way he/she…

By Safon Floyd

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Young Boss

How This Young Boss Handled Self-Doubt and Naysayers

Handle non-believers with care...here's how

Chinasa Gift Nwokocha is a Villanova University college student and founder of Ataria NYC, a…

By Kandia Johnson

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AT&T

Success in Business and Life Requires Growth and Resourcefulness

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to choose where we’re going.

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to…

By Black Enterprise

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Survival Guide

Tasha’s Survival Guide: In Her Own Words

The following was written by Naturi Naughton, who stars as Tasha St. Patrick on the hit Starz…

By Black Enterprise

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Next Employer

5 Best Ways to Vet Your New Employer

Sure, you want them to like you, but not before deciding if you like them.

Check out this list of 5 ways to vet your potential employer to save time…

By Safon Floyd

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trust

This is Why You Don’t Trust Your Employer

EY survey breaks down why you and your employer may have trust issues

Find out what recent EY research reveals about each generation’s level of trust in their…

By Safon Floyd

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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What to do when you sense cultural bias at your job

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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yoga

This Exercise Technique May Be All You Need To Stop Suffering from Job Stress

Tips for managing workplace stress with yoga

Nowadays, in the midst of dealing with a series of unfortunate events happening around the…

By Kandia Johnson

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Career Path

5 Ways to Carve Your Own Career Path

Stand out in your chosen field with these 5 tips.

You may have heard the phrase “carve your own path,” but the million-dollar question is,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Sister 2 Sistah

Two Media Professionals and Co-founders of Sister 2 Sistah are Taking Houston by Storm

Rebecca Briscoe and Nakia Cooper, the media powerhouses behind Sister 2 Sistah, discuss the inspiration behind their mentoring program and more

When you think of people wearing many hats, you may need about a dozen heads…

By Daron Pressley

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Unprofessional

10 Words You’re Using That Make You Sound Unprofessional

Sometimes, it's all in what you say—and you could be saying all the wrong things

Find out the 10 words you’re using at work that need to be stripped from…

By Safon Floyd

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psychology

How Psychology Can Make Marketing More Persuasive

How Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs translates into quality marketing campaigns

Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) was an American psychologist who left behind a theory that can be…

By Black Enterprise

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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