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Dating Site eHarmony Wants to Help You Find Your Perfect Job Match

Dating service launches new career matching website

Dating site eHarmony announces new career site that matches professionals with their next best employer.

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Pioneering Entrepreneur Talks Increasing Number of Black-Owned Beauty Supply Stores

Founder of Fabulous Freddy’s Beauty Supply Store, talks challenges of running a business in an industry typically dominated by Asians

Janice Frederick, founder of Fabulous Freddy’s Beauty Supply Store, talks challenges of running a business…

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The 25 Best Jobs for Millennials

Find out which jobs are worth the college investment

The advocacy group Young Invincibles releases a report that highlights the top 25 jobs for…

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An Inside Peek at the Outrageous Pay Gap Between CEOs and Employees

Report finds, on average, CEOs earn 204 times the median pay of their employees

Career review site Glassdoor releases report on the outrageous pay gap between CEOs of companies…

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The Alarming Health Effects of Working Overtime

Studies show increased health risks and decrease in productivity

Studies find increased health risks for professionals who work overtime.

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Baltimore Creates an Additional 3,000 Summer Jobs for City’s Youth Following Freddie Gray Riots

City officials launch nonprofit to help improve job opportunities for youth

Following the Freddie Gray riots that erupted earlier this year, Baltimore has created 3,000 additional…

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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Rapper Common, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the Effects of Youth Unemployment

Schultz sheds light on the racial injustices minority youth face when seeking employment

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Rapper Common, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talk about the adverse…

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Starbucks-Led Initiative Kicks off Youth Job Fair in Chicago

Job fair expected to serve at least 3,000 pre-registered Chicago youth

Starbucks-led 100,000 Opportunities Initiative kicks off in Chicago with plans to grant thousands of young…

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HP Adds Four African Americans to Its Board of Directors

Tech giant shows its commitment to diversity with new leadership appointments

HP shows its commitment to diversity by adding four African Americans to its board of…

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Boston Hires Chief Resilience Officer to Help the City Cope with Stress

Atyia Martin to help city residents deal with social, economic and physical challenges

Boston hires Atyia Martin as chief resilience officer to help the city cope with stress.

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Bernie Sanders Names Young, Black Organizer as Campaign Press Secretary

Symone Sanders will help with the campaign's support of the Black Lives Matter movement

Sen. Bernie Sanders adds young criminal justice advocate and supporter of the Black Lives Matter…

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Ruth Simmons, Former Brown University President, Appointed to Square’s Board of Directors

Simmons will be the second woman to serve on the company's board of directors

Former Brown University President Ruth Simmons joins Square’s board of directors.

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Kim Royster to Become Highest-Ranking Black Woman in NYPD History

Royster's promotion comes in the wake of Commissioner Bratton's efforts to diversify his force

NYPD’s Deputy Chief Kim Royster will be promoted to chief, making her the highest-ranking black…

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Reggie Love: Career Lessons I Learned as President Obama’s Assistant

Love explains how working with POTUS has helped him to succeed in his career today

President Obama’s former assistant, Reggie Love, explains how his career lessons with POTUS have helped…

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4 Life Lessons From ESPY Winner, Danielle Green

A wounded Army veteran wins an award and inspires others to live without limits

Danielle Green, an Army veteran wounded in a grenade attack, wins ESPY award and inspires…

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Brooklyn Law School to Refund Graduates Who Can’t Find a Job

The new program will go into effect for the incoming 2015 class

Brooklyn Law School announces its plan to refund 15 percent of total tuition paid to…

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[STUDY] Black Women Have Largest Gap Between Resources and Support Needed to Advance in Workplace

Report examines the career barriers women of color face in the work space

A Working Mother Research Institute report reveals the factors that are holding women of color…

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GlobalHue’s Kelli Coleman Talks Female Empowerment and Being a Boss

Young executive opens up about inspiring women to be their best self

GlobalHue’s Kelli Coleman talks “She Who Dares” female empowerment series, new accessories line and the…

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Starbucks and Other Major Companies Pledge Job Opportunities for 100,000 Unemployed Youth

Campaign to hold its first youth job fair in Chicago with the help of rapper Common

Starbucks teams up with executives from 16 other companies to create job opportunities to 100,000…

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3 Job Search Apps That Work Almost Like Online Dating

Use these latest apps to find your perfect job match

Three job search apps that help to ease the process of landing your dream job.

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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