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6 Quick Steps to Upgrade Your Public Speaking Skills

Gift of gab is a major asset whether in front of one or many

Great leaders are usually awesome public speakers, able to effectively communicate and relate to their…

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How I Did It: Entrepreneur Takes Passion for Baubles to the Bank

Keena Williams invests in N.J. community with So Excessive Boutique

Young entrepreneur Keena Williams provides access to chic accessories in Newark, N.J., hometown as owner…

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6 Vital Things to Keep Track of on the Job

Early due diligence can guarantee future career success

Taking care of these important tasks on the job early allows you to focus on…

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Triumphing Over Unemployment: How a Young Woman Made Her Boss Move

Former finance professional beat odds by pursuing passion

Website entrepreneur Kaleequa Rouse decided to beat the jobless odds and strive for her passion:…

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4 Ways to Boost Your Professional Marketability

Be that job candidate who is sought after and indispensable

Don’t just rest on simply having a degree. Make yourself a job candidate who is…

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It’s never easy to search for a new job while you’re already employed. Professionals often find themselves having to sneak around to send out resumes, go on interviews, or speak with potential employers. 	While you shouldn’t feel trapped in your current position, it’s very important that you conduct your job search with integrity and skill. Consider these tips when searching for a new job and avoid having to compromise your current paycheck. —Aisha Taylor

Career Tip of the Day: Google Yourself

Ensure that your personal brand is attractive on the Web

Be sure your personal brand is represented as attractive as possible on the Web.

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How to Ace the Toughest Job Interview Question

Tackle it with the confidence of knowing the right approach

Tackle the question of your contribution to company profitability with confidence.

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Skip the objective. Objectives are outdated and rarely used in today’s world of professional resume writing. The purpose of the objective was to tell employers what you were seeking, i.e. “a challenging sales position.” Instead, the objective has now been replaced with a career profile or a summary of qualifications which tells employers exactly what you have to offer, i.e. “accomplished professional with 10 years sales experience.” Your resume should include a concise yet quality career profile which clearly indicates what you have to offer, rather than just what you desire. Employers are far more attracted to a candidate who actually brings something to the table.

How to Market Untraditional Work History

Eloquently explain the diversity of job experiences on your resume

Whether you’ve changed jobs frequently or had periods of unemployment, here’s how best to explain…

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WIN! Career GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape

History has shown that women have been underestimated in the work place. In recent years,…

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How Going Back to School Kept This Kaplan Graduate Competitive

Darrell Pope says seeing the writing on the wall when his company began to outsource jobs let him know that it was time to go back to school

Kaplan graduate advocates continuing education in order to stay competitive in today’s job market

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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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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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3 Common Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Don't lose an opportunity because of avoidable errors

Be sure to avoid making these top errors when pursuing job opportunities.

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As an entrepreneur leading a double life, Shanta Speller understands that it takes hard work and dedication to turn a side hustle into a fulltime job. Still working as an associate director of program manager for TIME.com, she runs her balloon decorating business, Bunch of Balloons, in her spare time. Over the course of the past two years, she’s seen her dreams of becoming a fulltime business owner come closer to being a reality as her clientele and income increases. Speller shares her personal tips on jumpstarting your side hustle with BlackEnterprise.com. —Jenisha Watts

9 Tips on Jumpstarting Your Side Hustle

Entrepreneur Shanta Speller explains how she balances working full-time with following her dreams

Working a fulltime job while running her own business, Bunch of Balloons, Shanta Speller explains…

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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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WATCH: How to Network Like a Woman of Power

Debra Langford gives three essential tips for making your connections count

Debra Langford gives three essential tips for making your connections count

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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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Maximizing the Search

In the world of social recruiting, you have to know not only how to share…

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Your Medical Options

What you can do with a nursing degree

As professionals are re-evaluating job options, healthcare remains one of the leading growth areas—with nursing…

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How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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