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Life After 9-5: Transitioning From Your Career to Your Calling

Many people dream of ditching their 9-5 to become an entrepreneur. Discover 10 critical tasks…

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college

These 5 Successful Celebrities Recently Ventured to College

Celebrities are taking advantage of higher education to advance their careers and businesses

Find out which black celebrities opted to go to college despite already having immense success…

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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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staffing agencies

#BlackBizMatters: 6 Black-Owned Staffing Agencies to Help Find Your Next Job

Here's a way to support black businesses while searching for your next employment opportunity—because #BlackBizMatters

Check out this list of 6 black-owned staffing agencies to serve as your go-to, in…

By Safon Floyd

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Enternship

Retirees Re-enter Workforce with Enternship

Millennials, it's time to move over

Find out how two women, both over 50, re-entered the work force to learn to…

By Safon Floyd

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Quitting

Lose Your Day Job: 4 Tips on Quitting to Pursue Your Passion

How one woman stepped out of a Corporate America comfort zone

Find out how Efe Cierkowski, a wife, entrepreneur and mother of three left her dream…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Career Transitions: 4 Quick Tips for Young Professionals to Turn a Temp Gig Into a Global Adventure

How Susan Younis-Khobane went from international MTV gigs to success across Africa

Susan Younis-Khobane has launched a successful international freelancing career, working for companies including MTV Africa…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Feeling Uninspired in Your Career? 25 Ways To Get Closer to Your Dream Job

Get unstuck in your career by following these daily tips

Get unstuck in your career by following these daily tips.

By Kandia Johnson

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Carve Your Own Path: How 5 Professionals Found Success in Unconventional Careers

Be motivated and inspired by these phenomenal women

Explore the world of wine and indulge. Spin a few tunes for notable brands and…

By Kandia Johnson

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Brand

6 Things You Can Do Every Week to Grow Your Personal Brand

Boost your career with regular personal branding practices

Whether you’re a recent grad on the hunt for your first job, seasoned employee climbing…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Common Mistakes Career Switchers Make and How to Avoid Them

Looking to change careers? Avoid these common mistakes

The 4 common mistakes career changers make and how to avoid them.

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Tips for Making a Career Change Without Going Back to College

Getting another degree is not your only option

Think you have to return to college for another degree to change careers? Well, think…

By Kandia Johnson

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building a brand

Switching Careers? 5 Tips for Reinventing Your Personal Brand

Tips for evaluating your current brand and making the leap into a new career

Tips for evaluating your current brand and making the leap into a new career.

By Kandia Johnson

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The Power Move: How to Successfully Turn Your Passion Into a Lucrative Career

International speaker and author, Cheryl Wood, shares how she left corporate America to find fulfillment

Award-winning author and international speaker Cheryl Wood shares how she found the courage to leave…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Lawyer Turned Entrepreneur Opens Beauty Boutique for Women of All Skin Tones

Desiree Verdejo talks making career transition and opening a Harlem New York-based beauty retail store for women of all skin tones

Desiree Verdejo talks making career transition and opening Vivrant Beauty, a Harlem, NY beauty retail…

By Kandia Johnson

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Young Entrepreneur Turns Class Project into Successful Kids Transportation Company

How Aireal Taylor launched a kids transportation company to help parents solve everyday transportation challenges

How Aireal Taylor, founder of Kidz Cab, is helping parents solve everday transportation challenges.

By Kandia Johnson

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Self-Taught Swimwear Designer Launches Swimsuit Line for all Sizes

Nigerian-based entrepreneur talks transitioning from supply chain management to fashion & swimwear designer

Nigerian-based entrepreneur talks transitioning from supply chain management to fashion & swimwear designer

By Kandia Johnson

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SimonSays CEO, Ron Simons: From Software Engineer to Creative Producer

Award-winning producer and actor combines art and business

The multi-talented creative and businessman started his career at companies like Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Microsoft,…

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Former NBA Player Embarks on a New Career at Starbucks

Vin Baker talks getting his second wind of career success at Starbucks

Former NBA player Vin Baker, talks about his new career at Starbucks and the financial…

By Courtney Connley

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Tai Beauchamp Talks Career Transitions, New Show and Advice to Younger Self

Beauchamp opens up about transitioning from editorial to television

Journalist and style expert, Tai Beauchamp, talks transitioning from editorial to television and hosting her…

By Courtney Connley

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

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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