Career Archives - Page 155 of 177 - Black Enterprise

Career

I know you’ve heard it a million times: Social media is important. But what does this mean for your brand, and what are the initial steps that you need to take? Being active in the social media space can be the linchpin of growing your business. For those still unsure of where to start and how it can work, here’s a quick guide to getting started.

6 Ways to Grow Your Business Through Social Media

Just being online isn't enough, Tina Wells explains how and why being active online is good business

Just being online isn’t enough, Tina Wells explains how and why being active online is…

By Tina Wells

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
boss-anatomy-300x232

Anatomy of a Young Boss: The Makings of a Leader

Here's how to nurture the inner workings of a young business leader

Here’s how to nurture the inner workings of a young business leader

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Is It Ever Okay to be a Stay-at-Home Dad?

When traditional and modern clash, how do roles reverse when it comes to your careers?

When traditional and modern clash, how do roles reverse when it comes to your careers?

By Elayne Fluker

Posted:
When I interviewed Renetta McCann in 2003 as Black Enterprise’s Corporate Executive of the Year, the now former CEO of Starcom MediaVest Group in Chicago was, at the time, the only Black woman to hold the chief executive seat at a major firm. When asked about influences in her career, one seemed strikingly odd--it was Don Corleone, the central character in the classic book and movie The Godfather. McCann said following his guidelines were instrumental in her climb to the top. Here are her five takeaways from the infamously celebrated mob boss that women can use in the workplace.

5 Ways to Keep It (Professionally) Gangsta at Work

Five professional lessons women can learn from The Godfather's mob boss Don Corleone

Five professional lessons women can learn from The Godfather’s mob boss Don Corleone

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
professionalwoman

7 Habits for Highly Effective Wannabes

Tools to nurture successful life principles

The Atlanta Post highlights how to develop habits for life success.

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

7 Personalities Who Went from Reality TV Fame to Business Success

When one thinks of reality TV, the first thing that often comes to mind is…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted:
Shannon Smith (Photo: Greg Stutzer)

Managing the Outdoors

Shannon Smith found a career that combined her love of animals and nature

Shannon Smith, project leader at Kaua’i National Wildlife Refuge Complex, oversees three refuges in Hawaii

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: ,

Knowing When to Leave

Four signs you're in a dead end job

With more than 15 million people unemployed, many feel grateful to simply have a job—no…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Acing the Test

What you need to know before applying to business school

With the economic recovery stalled and seismic shifts in major industries keeping the unemployment rate…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Women on the Job Need Advocates, Not Advice

A recent study from Catalyst, a nonprofit organization that works to increase business opportunities for…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , ,

The Legal Game

This attorney plays by a different set of rules in sports

After nine years working as an attorney in the sports industry, Eve Wright has learned…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

On Their Behalf

Choose the best retirement plan for your employees

Only 18% of small business owners participate in a 401(k) or thrift plan according to…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Rallying the Troops

AIG senior executive Jessica Isaacs finds there's a formula for managing a globally diverse team

When Jessica C. Isaacs began her international work with financial services company AIG 16 years…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
REFLECT ON WHAT YOU HAVE TO OFFERMost people go in [to the conference] thinking about what they can get, but think about what you can give, says the author of The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention. Reflecting on your self-worth, from a professional standpoint, will help when it's time to communicate what you can bring to the table. Be clear on your value and what you have to offer.

9 Ways to Optimize Your Conference Experience

Follow these simple tips the next time youre at a conference and see what opportunities emerge

The sixth annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit kicked-off yesterday at the Ritz-Carlton, Grande…

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

3 Easy Ways to Solidify Your Personal Brand

Tina Wells explains why marketing yourself matters, whether youre an entrepreneur or not

Marketing is a reality of our everyday lives. Everywhere we turn, we see it, smell…

By Tina Wells

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Women of Power: Debra Langford on Successful Networking Strategies

How to build quality connections for professional and personal advancement

Women of Power speaker Debra Langford, vice president of inclusion and business diversity at NBC…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
(Image: Thinkstock)

Natural Hair and Professionalism. An oxymoron?

Is it possible to reach the C-suite without straight hair?

Is it possible to reach the C-suite without straight hair?

By Marcia Wade Talbert

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

14 Black Game-Changers Who Started As Rhodes Scholars

Prestigious fellowship helped spark success of exemplary doctors, authors, professionals

The Atlanta Post highlights achievements of exemplary African American Rhodes Scholars.

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
Is O, the Oprah magazine, in financial trouble? (Image: File)

What You Can Learn from…Iyanla Vanzant’s Flubbed Exit Strategy from Oprah

A few key tips to help you gracefully bow out, while keeping your career on-track

PASADENA, CA – JANUARY 06: Oprah Winfrey attends the 2011 TCA Winter Press Tour…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,

On the Job: Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

It's not just female employees who face sexism in the office; this is a universal issue with costly repercussions

Kimberly Osorio, the first female editor-in-chief of The Source, and colleague, Michelle Joyce, the then-vice…

By Janel Martinez

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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…

Read More »
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…

Read More »