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salary negotiation

Ladies, Get Your 20% Back: 3 Tips for Salary Negotiation to Close the Wage Gap

It's time to level the playing field

In a business world where women still earn less than men, you can use salary…

By Janell Hazelwood

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name

What’s in a Name? 5 Tips for Overcoming Name Discrimination

Is white washing your name a requirement to achieve professional success?

Is your name is impeding your chances of having your resume land in a hiring…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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open

One Secret to Being a Powerful Woman? Being More Open

The message was clear at the 2017 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

The message was clear at the 2017 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit: being more…

By Alisa Gumbs

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negotiating

10 Negotiating Tips to Get Paid What You’re Worth

During the 2017 Women of Power Summit, a panel of experts shared advice on the best practices that women should apply when negotiating their salary

During the Women of Power Summit, a panel of experts led a master class in…

By Selena Hill

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personal brand

3 Hot Marketing Trends To Boost Your Brand Before It’s Too Late

Use your brand as currency to help your business succeed

A personal brand is like currency as it can open doors that benefit your business.…

By Monica Carter Tagore

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stop trying

Women: Why You Need to Learn to Stop Trying to Do It All

In a one-on-conversation at the Women of Power Summit, author Tiffany Dufu tells women why they need to drop the ball

In a one-on-conversation at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, author Tiffany Dufu tells…

By Alisa Gumbs

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fail

How to Take Risks That Will Pay Off at Work

At the Women of Power Summit, professionals are learning how to give themselves the "freedom to fail"

At the 2017 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, professionals are learning the “Freedom to…

By Alisa Gumbs

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owning your power

Owning Your Power

YOU are always in control. YOU own your skills, your time, your knowledge and your resources

After graduating from college and working for seven years in a corporate environment, I decided…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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corner office

From Race To Office Politics, What Really Happens In The Corner Office

Nationwide’s Gale King and AT&T’s Cynthia Marshall Share Rules of Success and Survival in Corporate America

A panel of experts at the 2017 Women of Power Summit offered attendees an insider’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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graduate

My Advice for College Students Graduating in Media and Journalism

Here's the advice I shared directly with students majoring in journalism at Prairie View A&M University

Making the transition from college to the real world can be a scary transition. Here…

By Selena Hill

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gratitude

3 Easy Ways to Show Gratitude in the Workplace

Remembering to say “thank you” has a positive effect on your clients and staff

Not only is it an essential courtesy, but taking the time to write, say or…

By Selena Hill

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Career Goals

The Young Professionals Bucket List: Top 25 Career Goals to Hit by 40

Here's what young professionals need to do in order to make it to executive ranks or to the C-suite by 40

For young professionals aspiring to make it to executive ranks or the C-suite by age…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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network

6 Types of People You Need in Your Life to Thrive

Your network should have a variety of people with unique things to offer

Learn how to strengthen your network with this easy, simple tips. Find out the 5…

By Maryann Reid

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5 Ways to Go From Co-Worker to Boss and Get R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Use these five tactics to make a smooth transition from co-worker to boss at your company

It’s not uncommon to start in a non-management position, then work your way up to…

By Nicole K. Webb

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power breakfast

One Thing Powerful People Do That Costs Under $10

A power breakfast at least once a month can enhance your career and professional relationships

Have you taken a look at your life lately? Look now; there’s something missing. You…

By Maryann Reid

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McGuire

Young Black Professionals Can Learn From This Wall Street Titan’s Winning Strategy

Words of wisdom on what it takes to achieve professional success in today's world from Raymond J. McGuire, global head of corporate and investment banking at Citigroup

Raymond J. McGuire, the global head of corporate and investment banking for the financial leviathan…

By Derek T. Dingle

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time management

Time Management: Work More Efficiently and Minimize Curve Balls Throughout the Day

You don't have time to waste time

Cut out tasks that can drain time, money, and resources. Instead, follow these tips to…

By Black Enterprise

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

Givers also need to get some kind of return, after putting significant time and effort into commitments

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Scoop B

Ask BE: Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson Talks Sports And Branding

For Scoop B, branding and sports go hand-in-hand

Sports and entertainment journalist Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson stopped by Black Enterprise to discuss his…

By Selena Hill

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black women

5 Leadership Tips for Female CEOs

Here are five things female executives should consider, when implementing effective leadership tactics

Many female executives are breaking the glass ceiling and leading successful business all across the…

By Stephanie Chung

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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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