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The Mind Behind GM’s Designs

A quick chat with Ed Welburn, GM's global design chief, at the N.Y. Auto Show

Ed Welburn, VP Global Design, General Motors
Greeted by the pleasant aroma of “new car…

By Renita Burns

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Black Is Not Always in Fashion

Michelle Obama's fashion choices reopens discussion on the lack of diversity in modeling

Since everything in fashion comes into style again, maybe I shouldn’t be surprised that more…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Chrysler Designer Talks Loyalty, Forward Thinking

Despite bleak industry outlook, Ralph Gilles keeps the faith

Ralph Gilles is one of the highest-ranking executives at Chrysler L.L.C., automaker and producer of…

By Josee Valcourt

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Didn’t Get the Job? Don’t Worry, Stay Focused

How to effectively rebound after a rejection

The feelings of frustration and sometimes failure that accompany rejection are only natural. Although this…

By Shenelle Wallace

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Manners Are Important

How to properly follow up after an interview

In an era where e-mail, text messaging, and social networking have encouraged quick hits and…

By Alana Wyche

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Wrapping Up a Great Performance

How to close the deal and land the job

The culminating moments of your interview can be your last chance to solidify in the…

By Benice Atufunwa

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It’s Not Always What You Say…

How words, actions relay your message in an interview

According to the U.S. Labor Department, the unemployment rate for February was at 8.1 %…

By Alana Wyche

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Answering Tough Questions, Avoiding Mistakes

Set yourself apart as the best applicant for the job

Interviewers can be tough simply because they are regular people with quirks, dislikes, pet peeves,…

By Shenelle Wallace

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Acing the Interview

Best ways to prepare for the big day

With thousands of Americans looking for work these days, knowing how to prepare for a…

By Benice Atufunwa

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2. I Will Maximize My Income Potential Through Education and Training

How training and education can boost your earnings potential.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Medgar Evers College President Retiring

Edison O. Jackson leaves distinguished academic legacy

After 20 years, Edison O. Jackson will retire this summer as president of Medgar Evers…

By Renita Burns

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Study: C-Suite Exclusion of Black Women Due to Inadequate Visibility, Networks

'Burden is on black women' to attract opportunities

As more companies are downsizing and reducing budgets, now more than ever, companies must understand…

By Dale Coachman

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People. Process. Results.

Wells Fargos Sherrie Littlejohn talks results, need for a push in technology education

Wells Fargo’s Sherrie Littlejohn talked with BlackEnterprise.com about a mantra that encourages teamwork, efficient processes,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Make That Second Job Work For You

How to manage additional work to supplement your income

Considering taking on part-time work in addition to your full-time job? You’re not alone. According…

By Ann Brown

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Rilous Carter

As the first African American Vice-President of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Rilous Carter manages 4,000 employees…

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Johnnetta B. Cole to Lead National Museum of African Art

Former Spelman College president to spearhead fundraising

Johnnetta B. Cole, renowned scholar and trailblazer in education, was named director of the Smithsonian’s…

By Renita Burns

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More Minorities in C-Suite Is Good for Business

Inaccurate perception of capabilities challenges growth

Though it seems like a stretch to compare the job of a CEO to that…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Black Icons in Science

Molecular biologist Reginald Smith talks stem cell research, becoming a thought leader

Reginald Smith, molecular biologist at General Electric, is the lead scientist on a cell technology…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Tech Talk with IBM’s Elite

How Ajamu Wesley turned his passion for computers into a booming career

Ajamu Wesley’s calling was made clear early in life, when at the age of eight…

By Renita Burns

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Top African Americans in Technology

Donya Douglas on her love of the sciences

Over the next few days BlackEnterprise.com will introduce to you three digeratis who are reshaping…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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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