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Enternship

Retirees Re-enter Workforce with Enternship

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

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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

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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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Meet the Young Creative Who Left Corporate America to Jumpstart Her Floral Design Business

Floral designer Makini Regal Brereton talks stepping out on faith to start her own business

Floral designer Makini Regal Brereton talks the challenges and triumphs of leaving her job in…

By Courtney Connley

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Halle Berry Will Pay $16,000 Child Support

[WATCH] Halle Berry Launches New Scandale Lingerie Line

The actress says the affordable brand is focused on beauty and quality

Actress/entrepreneur, Halle Berry, launches affordable lingerie line, Scandale.

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15 Best Employers for Veterans

Some of the best employers dedicated to hiring veterans

There are several companies committed to helping veterans make the transition from military to…

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5 Jobs For Military Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Work

Transitioning from Military Civilian? Check out these high paying jobs for veterans

Military veterans are at least twice as likely as civilians to hold high paying jobs…

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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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