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The Cutting Edge: Managing the Aftermath of a Layoff

Know your options when you've lost your job

For those seeking financial stability after a layoff, aside from unemployment benefits and severance packages,…

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Monday Massacre: How Not to Be a Victim

This economy is starting to remind me of a Sopranos episode. You’ll remember that one…

By John Simons

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The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Diversity Initiatives

As companies trim their workforce and cut costs to weather a faltering economy, women and…

By Renita Burns

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The Cutting Edge: Lost Your Job? Find Out Who’s Hiring

Exhausting all options in a sour economy

If the horrid specter of a dismal job market has you feeling uneasy, or if…

By Renita Burns

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The Best Stuff I’ve Read This Week: January 5-9, 2009

A weekly round-up of blogs, news, books and anything else cool I can recommend you get your eyes on.

One of the things I love most about the Internet and social media is the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Coaching Through Crisis

A good investment in recession: career counseling

With layoffs and economic uncertainty forcing many Americans into unplanned career changes, it’s only logical…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Negotiating Your Move

Know your options before accepting an out-of-town offer

Before you accept your company’s relocation offer, here are a few considerations.

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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National Outsourcing Firm to Offer Free Job Advice

Hot lines help job seekers

To help job seekers improve their odds of success in this highly competitive employment market,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Workforce Cast Offs Can Find Resources in the Social Net

Former CBS talk show host launches site to help laid-off cope with others

Everyday the employment news is getting bleaker as companies announce massive layoffs. The numbers…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Making the Most of Benefits

Ignoring changes to benefits packages is like throwing away free money

While most employees are interested in finding out how much of a raise they will…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Mayor Cory Booker

Newark Mayor Cory Booker.

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Michael Lee-Chin

Michael Lee-Chin, Chairman, Portland Holdings, Inc., shares how he went from nightclub bouncer to self-made…

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Northrop Grumman Adds Bruce S. Gordon to Board

Northrop Grumman names Bruce S. Gordon to its board of directors.

Defense giant Northrop Grumman announced the election of Bruce S. Gordon to its…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Keith Wyche

Keith Wyche, President, US Operations at Pitney Bowes, Inc., shares his secrets to success.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Top 10 Hiring Mistakes

Build a successful team by avoiding pitfalls

Good hiring is a delicate company function of finding candidates with the right skills, abilities,…

By Wendy Harris

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Reginald Hudlin Leaves Post as President of BET

Hudlin's departure announced via e-mail to staff

Reginald Hudlin, president of entertainment at BET Networks, is stepping down from his position according…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Establishing an Employee Mentor Program

Strong mentorships can strengthen companies

Happy employees are the lifeblood of a company. One way small business owners can…

By Margarette Burnette

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Theo Killion named New President of Zale Corp.

African American to take the helm of national jeweler

Jewelry retailer Zale Corp. announced the promotion of Theo Killion, formerly the executive vice president…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Madison Square Garden Shuffles Management

Former MSG president Steve Mills is reassigned in shake-up

Steve Mills, Madison Square Garden’s president and chief operating officer, was reassigned Tuesday to a…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Operations Overload

Even the savviest of entrepreneurs get tired of being the boss

It’s no secret that running a small business requires commitment. But over time, the long…

By Wendy Harris

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Renetta McCann Leaves CEO Post

Influential executive announces sabbatical leave from Starcom MediaVest

Renetta McCann, one of the most powerful and influential black women in business and advertising,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Entrepreneurs Conference: BE 100s & Small Business Award Winners

A rundown of the 2008 BE 100s Companies and the Small Business Award Winners. (Part…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Entrepreneurs Conference: Power Players, Pt. 1

On-location at the 13th Annual Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo in Charlotte, North Carolina,…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Bishop T.D. Jakes

Bishop T.D. Jakes, Pastor, The Potter’s House and CEO, TDJ Enterprises, empowers economically disadvantaged residents…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Dennis Archer

Dennis Archer, former Detroit Mayor and the first African American to preside over the American…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Rules and Regulations

Helping businesses understand evolving compliance issues and regulatory practices

Employers have numerous responsibilities, from protecting the health and safety of employees in the workplace…

By Anthony Calypso

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The Race is On

The Internet can be a vital tool for firms vying for new talent

Companies that ignore the Internet as a recruiting tool are sure to miss out on…

By Bridget McCrea

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Carlton Brown’s Green Lifestyle

Carlton Brown, Founding Partner & CEO, Full Spectrum, discusses affordable eco – friendly housing and…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Buy or Rent?

Figuring out the best options in today's real estate market

There comes a time in every growing company’s life cycle when its leaders must step…

By Bridget McCrea

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Women of Power Summit: Exit Strategy, Pt. 1

On-location at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Palm Springs, California, with corporate…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Women of Power Summit: Recap, Pt. 3

A review of the 2008 Women of Power Summit highlights. (Part 3)

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Women of Power Summit: Art of War, Pt. 2

We’re on location at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit in Palm Springs, California,…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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The Big Push Overseas

These programs offer the best in international education

It’s becoming increasingly apparent that to succeed in corporate America, you may have to go…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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Four Days of Empowerment

Sheila Johnson, Ruby Dee Davis, others share wisdom at Women of Power Summit

Sheila Johnson, Ruby Dee Davis, and others share wisdom at Women of Power Summit.

By Nicole Marie Richardson

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Discovering Y-O-U

Learn how to hone your power and strengths within

“You must take risks—everyday and every hour,” asserts Audrey Smaltz, founder and CEO of The…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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My Manager’s Tool Box

Finding motivation and momentum in management

One Father’s Day, I bought my dad a golf-themed picture frame that says, “To the…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Shirley Bridges

Shirley Bridges, CEO, Delta Technology, discusses how Delta Airlines is applying new technology to keep…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Something to Think About

Trusting your instincts, branding your best

If yesterday was about awe, today was about reflection. In our first full day of…

By Alisa Gumbs

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MTV President Exits Post

After 17 years, Christina Norman leaves the youth-oriented network

After 17 years with MTV Networks, the parent company of MTV, BET, VH1, and Nickelodeon,…

By Alexis McCombs

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Triumphs, Travails, Strength and Struggles

Black Enterprise's managing editor shares a first

This is my first Women of Power Summit, but my expectations are high. For the…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Women’s Conference Commences

BE�s Women of Power Summit kicks off in Palm Springs

The third annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, hosted by State Farm is upon…

By Aisha Sylvester

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How Will You Power Forward?

Learning the keys to elevate to the next level

I could not sleep the night before I caught my flight for Palm Springs. Part…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Surviving a Layoff

A step-by-step guide to get you back on your feet and back to work

A step-by-step guide to get you back on your feet and back to work

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Richard Parsons

Richard Parsons, Chairman, Time Warner, discusses the nature of corporate boards and its relationship to…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Corporate Governance Discussion Part 2

Roundtable discussion looks at corporate governance with corporate board members Vernon Jordan, senior managing…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Corporate Governance Discussion Part 1

Roundtable discussion looks at corporate governance with corporate board members Vernon Jordan, senior managing director…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Corporate Governance Discussion Part 3

Roundtable discussion looks at corporate governance with corporate board members Vernon Jordan, senior managing director…

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Lowell Hawthorne

Lowell Hawthorne, CEO/Founder, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, a New York-based franchise of Caribbean…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Lloyd Trotter of GE Leaving to Join Private Equity Firm

Will help GenNx360 Capital Partners build up its portfolio companies

E’s top-ranking African American executive, Vice Chairman Lloyd G. Trotter, 62, is closing the door…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Power Party

Black Enterprise celebrates boardroom power

The titans of corporate America came out to celebrate with BLACK ENTERPRISE as it launched…

By Nicole Marie Richardson

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Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts, CEO, Roberts Broadcasting Co., the owner of television and radio broadcasting; and co-CEO…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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William Mays

William Mays, President & CEO, Mays Chemical Co., one of the nation’s largest chemical…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Don Thompson

Don Thompson, President, McDonald’s USA, discusses how he rose through the ranks of McDonald’s…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Kevin Liles

Kevin Liles, EVP, Warner Music Group, shares how he’s bringing change to the music industry.…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Lorenzo Creighton

Lorenzo Creighton, President & COO, MGM Mirage’s New York-New York Hotel and Casino in Las…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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David Steward

David Steward, CEO, World Wide Technology, uses Biblical principles to lead the nation’s largest…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Ed Welburn

Ed Welburn, VP, Global Design, General Motors is the first African American and only the…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Members of the Board, Pt. 1

On-location from the Black Corporate Directors Conference, where high-level business leaders and corporate board members…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Members of the Board, Pt. 2

On-location from the Black Corporate Directors Conference, where high-level business leaders and corporate board members…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Members of the Board, Pt. 3

On-location from the Black Corporate Directors Conference, where high-level business leaders and corporate board members…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Jimmy Lee Solomon

Jimmy Lee Solomon, Executive Vice President, Operations, Major League Baseball (MLB).

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Toy Story

Sherice Torres, SVP, Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products, manages the third largest licensing business in…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Banking on Our Community

Deborah C. Wright, Chairman, President/CEO, Carver Federal Savings Bank discusses how the Harlem-based bank…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Expanding Her Empire

Sheila C. Johnson, CEO, Salamander Hospitality, discusses her latest business ventures and how she’s…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Dumas M. Simeus

Dumas M. Siméus, CEO, Siméus Foods International and former Republic of Haiti presidential candidate, shares…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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R. Donahue Peebles

R. Donahue Peebles, CEO, The Peebles Corp., discusses how he transformed one of the hottest…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Thomas Moorehead

Thomas Moorehead, CEO, BMW of Sterling/Mini of Sterling, shares his secrets to success.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Robert L. Johnson

Robert L. Johnson, CEO, RLJ Companies, discusses his second act as a businessman and…

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The Way To Work

Here are five basic rules for a plan that won't fail you, no matter what the future workplace may hold.

On the following pages are five rules you must follow if you desire to gain…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Women of Power

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Cool Jobs: Television Executive Micheline Bowman Balances Career and Side Hustle

Fox News’ Micheline Bowman has more than 15 years experience in television and has a…

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Women of Power: 10 Black Industry Leaders in Television and Film

Though the representation of women of color on TV and in film is still lagging…

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