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Fred Mwangaguhunga, founder

Former Lawyer Succeeds Online as Man Behind MediaTakeOut

Fred Mwangaguhunga went from practicing law to launching the popular gossip site founder Fred Mwangaguhunga took aspirations of working for himself to leave behind a successful…

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3 Ways to Restore, Reassess & Rejuvenate Your Executive Brand

Follow these steps to help define your personal brand

Career columnist Marshawn Evans tells you what steps to take to help define your personal…

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Star Songwriter Talks About Conquering the Music Biz

Roc Nation singer and composer details how to make it in music

The Atlanta Post caught up with Roc Nation singer and songwriter Makeba Riddick to talk…


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Making the Most of Job Seeking on Social Networks

Maximize your chances of landing a position by using proper strategy

Maximize your chances of landing a position by using proper strategy

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NFL Players’ Negotiator Maintains Game Face

Organization leader fights tough battle to protect athletes' interests during lockout

DeMaurice Smith, president of the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), navigates player negotiations with…


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Five Job Benefits You Should Be Using, But Aren’t

See how these perks won't just benefit your career, but your overall personal and financial life

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If you’ve been working at the same company for more than a year, it’s…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox


Be Assertive at Work Without Being Called Out Your Name

How to be taken seriously as a woman in the workplace

How to be taken seriously as a woman in the workplace


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No Luck Finding a Job? Widen Your Search Net

Take the nontraditional route to find career opportunities

Columnist Aisha Taylor details nontraditional ways to find a job

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Executive Presence: 6 Ways to Standout at Work

How to tap into your professional "it" factor

Columnist Marshawn Evans details how to tap into your professional “it” factor

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Is It Cheating to Have a ‘Work Husband?’

Madame Noire blogger says fine line shouldn't be crossed with male colleagues

Madame Noire blogger explores the ‘work husband’ and professional lines that shouldn’t be crossed


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The Purpose-Driven Professional: 4 Steps to Crafting a Personal Mission Statement

See how possessing a sense of purpose is essential for your career growth

Learn how to cultivate your purpose for life success

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Let Recession Be a Motivator for Your Career Progression

Career expert Aisha Taylor tells you how to revive your career despite challenges

Career expert Aisha Taylor gives tips on how to create your own job opportunities

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Authors of Black Faces in White Places, Randal Pinkett and Jeffrey Robinson

Tools For Professional Challenges

Authors provide a collection of game-changing strategies

Much has been made—and rightfully so—of the need for America’s institutions to embrace diversity and…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Thrill Ride

How a theme-park executive handles the ups and downs of business

Last year, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment company, which operates 10 theme parks in five states,…

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(l to r) Tara Amaral, ADP; Pamela Culpepper, PepsiCo; Emilio Egea, Prudential; Patricia Harris, McDonald's

Top Executives in Diversity

Our editors identify the leaders of corporate inclusion

True diversity happens at the top—that’s why Black Enterprise focused on this select group.

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Say a Good Word

How to really work your references

At the end of many résumés there is a line that reads “References furnished upon…

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Runner’s High

Marathoner uses sports as a training ground for life

Like many entrepreneurs during the recession, Temeko Richardson felt pressures on all fronts. A slowdown…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Expanding Your Inner Circle

How to network on LinkedIn—outside of your immediate connections

LinkedIn is saturated with some of the world’s top decision makers, and the company says…

By Marcia Wade

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Drinking is the Job

How a former bartender is creating the opportunity of a lifetime

Financially strapped in the midst of the Great Recession and with one semester left to…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Earl "Butch" Graves Jr., President & CEO, Black Enterprise

A New Way to Keep Score: Giving Back

Those words have served as a guiding principle of my life. In our 24/7, pressure-cooker…

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How To


How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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