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Clever Ways to Land the Interview and Snag the Job

Competition is fierce and you should be, too

With dizzying layoffs signaling employers’ reluctance to fill payrolls, securing an interview can turn into…

By Renita Burns

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How to Handle Your Severance Package

You may have more options than you know

Once you’ve been offered a severance package, it’s tempting to accept it right away. With…

By Benice Atufunwa

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Recession-Proof Healthcare Jobs

Opportunities for franchising, self-employment

The number of employees on company payrolls continues to decline in most industries. But in…

By Cliff Hocker

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Take Your Dream From Concept to Company

Six ways to make your vision a reality

Every aspiring entrepreneur maintains a vision of what professional success looks and feels like for…

By Bridget N. Armstrong

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How I Got My Opportunity

Executive's lessons helped take him to majors

Derrick Godfrey in his last position was a Vice President at Lehman Brothers Holding Inc.…

By Shahdai Richardson

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How Recent Graduates Are Navigating the Job Market

Young jobseekers talk challenges, alternatives

The “Class of 2009” balloons have long since deflated and that graduation bouquet is now…

By Renita Burns

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Multimillion-Dollar Grant Competition Funding New Job Training

Recovery act to pay for training, job placement

The U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday a $220 million competition to fund projects training…

By Shahdai Richardson

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The Changing Roles of the Chief Diversity Officer

As diversity recruitment is threatened by record layoffs, CDOs must strive to be strategic partners

Many a chief diversity officer (CDO) finds themselves watching the dismantlement of succession planning models…

By Gregg Smith

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Are Online Classes the Right Fit For You?

Discipline key when completing coursework

The obvious advantage to enrolling in an online school is the flexibility that it allows…

By Benice Atufunwa

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40 Best Companies For Diversity: Where the Jobs Are

Massive cuts and layoffs continue but as companies restructure, opportunities for job seekers will increase. Do you have what these organizations are looking for?

Massive cuts and layoffs continue but as companies restructure, opportunities for job seekers will increase.…

By Sonia Alleyne

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How Legitimate are Online Schools?

Be informed before exploring a convenient, viable option

For professionals looking to advance their career, earning a certificate or even an advanced degree…

By Benice Atufunwa

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How Your Performance Review Can Help Save Your Job

Set yourself apart with a shining assessment

Performance reviews and self-appraisals are used by companies to judge your performance, but they’re also…

By Benice Atufunwa

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Transition into Your Career of Choice

Explore your options when finding a new occupation

Darlene Proctor had never planned to be a nurse for the rest of her life.…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Unpaid Furloughs Instead of Pink Slips

How both employees and employers can benefit

At the quarterly faculty/staff assembly at Stillman College last August, several employees expressed concern about…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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U.S. Africa Command Leader Talks ROTC, Piracy

Gen. William 'Kip' Ward working to develop security programs

Two years of mandatory participation in Reserved Officers Training Corp. at Morgan State University in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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A Plan for Black America in the 21st Century

100 Black Men pushes empowerment through achievement, education, and community development

Over the past few days, the venue for dialogue and action focused on black America’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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When Applying to College, Branding Is Key

Five tips to transition from 'student' to 'brand'

Oprah Winfrey and Coca-Cola are probably two of the most recognizable brands in the…

By renita burns

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Winning Advice From Michael Jordan

Former NBA great stresses teamwork at Wal-Mart annual shareholders meeting

The Wal-Mart Annual Shareholders Meeting is part business meeting, part awards show and part People’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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EC: Mays Chemical Company Inc.

A.G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Mays Chemical Company, Inc. founded by William G. Mays.…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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EC: PRWT Services Inc.

PRWT Services Inc., headed by Willie F. Johnson, was named Industrial Service Company of the…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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EC: Rep. Maxine Waters

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), Sr. Member, House Financial Services Committee, discusses the Obama Administation’s Public…

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EC: Legacy Bank and Sanders Wingo

Financial Services Company of the Year: Legacy Bank, co-founded by Deloris Sims and Margaret Henningsen.
Advertising…

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Next in Line, but Don’t Say Nepotism

Burgeoning BE 100s leader talks tools for success

Imagine being an integral part of an advertising company legacy that includes millions in billings…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Not All Honorees Get Awards

At New York Women's Foundation event, I surprisingly find inspiration in the expected

Shaquana Blount
Very early yesterday morning, the New York Women’s Foundation took the time to honor…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The Cutting Edge: Five Tips for Securing a Summer Internship

You may not have a gig yet, but it�s not too late

Summer is approaching, and if you’re bummed because you didn’t get that stellar internship or—let’s…

By Renita Burns

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Aviation Veteran Talks Re-entering the Workforce

Skills upgrade, confidence important for retirees, seniors

With company layoffs and cutbacks, workers across the nation are struggling to navigate a tough…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Barry Rand

Barry Rand, CEO, AARP, talks about the job market for Baby Boomers.

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Filling the STEM gap

Technology giants chip in to remedy minority blight

Thanks in part to our technology-dependent lives and our country’s economic woes, the demand for…

By Chana Garcia

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Watch Your Tone

The importance of e-mail etiquette in any business setting

Useful for its speed and reach, e-mail is a preferred method of communication and an…

By Benice Atufunwa

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Getting the Job

What you might be missing on closing the deal

Job hunting is never easy, so it’s no wonder that so many professionals are even…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Shaun Donovan

Shaun Donovan, Secretary, U.S. Housing and Urban Development, discusses the Obama Administration’s Homeowner’s Affordability &…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Managing Your Profile

What your social networking presence says about you

Social networking sites such as Facebook, Myspace, and Twitter have allowed people to share their…

By Benice Atufunwa

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Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson is the first African American to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Jackson shares…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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What’s Your Next Move?

Making the switch from for-profit to nonprofit

An unprecedented demand for social services, a rapidly retiring workforce, and a shortage in experienced…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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An All-Inclusive Earth Day

Van Jones says a green workforce can be economic cure all

Like the afterschool programs of yesteryear, green jobs guru Van Jones announced at a White…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Stressed at Work?

How to manage anxiety on the job

Psychiatrist Dr. Janet Smith Taylor says workplace anxiety is not unusual, but how we handle…

By Benice Atufunwa

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Grabbing African Americans by the Green Collar

Programs target minority communities for job training

When many black people think of jobs that create environmental efficiency, they often think of…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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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…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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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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Debra Sandler

Debra Sandler, CEO of McNeil Nutritionals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson Co.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Virtual Reality in Tough Times

With economic crunch, virtual staffing might be a viable, attractive option

Tiffanie Tillman’s phone is ringing off the hook these days with business owners looking to…

By Bridget McCrea

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Ready, Set — Let’s Find Work

How to effectively prepare for the job search

Career Survival Guide: Tools to assess your skills & tackle the job hunt.

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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Identifying Your Skill Set

What you should know first before looking for a new job

In the second of our three-part career survival guide, BlackEnterprise.com offers tips on identifying your…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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Leadership Excellence

Top lawyer speaks on hard work, overcoming challenges

With the nation ushering in a new era with President Barack Obama, many are citing…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Nine Critical Blogging Mistakes to Avoid

Steer clear of common blogging no-nos

The old “write it and they will come” adage doesn’t work anymore in the online…

By Bridget McCrea

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Larry Felix

Larry Felix is the first African American Director of the U.S. Bureau of Engraving &…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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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,…

By Renita Burns

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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…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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Corporate Governance Discussion Part 1

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

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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…

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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.…

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Lorenzo Creighton

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

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David Steward

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

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Ed Welburn

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

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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…

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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…

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Members of the Board, Pt. 3

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Jimmy Lee Solomon

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

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Toy Story

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

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Banking on Our Community

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

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Expanding Her Empire

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

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Dumas M. Simeus

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

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R. Donahue Peebles

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

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Thomas Moorehead

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

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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…

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Women of Power

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On the Move: Jocelyn Allen to Lead GM Diversity Efforts; Chicago Defender Gets First Female Exec Editor

Both General Motors and the Chicago Defender appoint female power players to top leadership positions.

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Meet Dariany Santana, Co-Host of Women of Power TV

Model and actress Dariany Santana is one of the hosts of Women of Power TV.…

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