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Salli Richardson

Salli Richardson-Whitfield Talks Moving From Acting to the Director’s Chair

‘Forget everything you’ve heard about Black women not getting along and supporting each other,’ Salli…

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Your Résumé Sucks: 4 Ways to Get Your Résumé Noticed

Creating a killer résumé is surprisingly difficult

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Writing a résumé is one the most daunting, yet imperative tasks you will…

By Cameka Smith

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four skills

The Four “A’s” That Impact Your Career Advancement

Don't get overlooked for opportunities because you lack the characteristics needed to seal the deal

Learn more about the four “A’s” that will help ensure your personal characteristics are not…

By Nicole K. Webb

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Equal Pay Day

The 5 Things You Need to Know About Equal Pay Day

Learn how you can help to decrease the ongoing gender pay gap

As you join forces with women to advocate for the equity of women on Equal…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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remote work

Live in These States? You May Want to Consider Remote Work

If you'd rather clock-in from home—or from anywhere other than a stuffy office cubicle—here are the top states to find flexible work locations

A recent report by FlexJobs lists the states that offer the most remote work along…

By Janell Hazelwood

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black women

Black Women Making an Impact in Corporate America

Recognizing corporate social responsibility officers working in underserved communities

In a world filled with challenges and endemic social ills, it’s refreshing to know that…

By Christal Jackson

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salary negotiation

Ladies, Get Your 20% Back: 3 Tips for Salary Negotiation to Close the Wage Gap

It's time to level the playing field

In a business world where women still earn less than men, you can use salary…

By Janell Hazelwood

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mastermind

Iron Sharpens Iron: Mastermind with Eric Thomas and Breathe University

An e-learning community platform that includes on-demand video courses, live events, and mastermind calls

Breathe University is a mastermind group that I use as a part of an arsenal…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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name

What’s in a Name? 5 Tips for Overcoming Name Discrimination

Is white washing your name a requirement to achieve professional success?

Is your name is impeding your chances of having your resume land in a hiring…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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owning your power

Owning Your Power

YOU are always in control. YOU own your skills, your time, your knowledge and your resources

After graduating from college and working for seven years in a corporate environment, I decided…

By Rita P. Mitchell

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Career Goals

The Young Professionals Bucket List: Top 25 Career Goals to Hit by 40

Here's what young professionals need to do in order to make it to executive ranks or to the C-suite by 40

For young professionals aspiring to make it to executive ranks or the C-suite by age…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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Beauty Pageants

More Black Girl Magic is Needed in Beauty Pageants

There are several reasons why more African American women should consider competing for titles

Beauty pageants are more than just winning a crown and sash. It is big business…

By macklinc

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buffet line

Want Career Success? Then Stay Out Of the ‘Buffet Line’

What does it mean to get stuck in "the buffet line"? Rita Mitchell talks business ethics and career advancement with an example from the classroom

Honesty, hard work, integrity, and a determination to succeed will give you the very best…

By Rita P. Mitchell

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side hustle

Mastering the Art of the Side Hustle

If you want your business to be respected as a top-tier company then treat it like one

Check out these 4 fundamental ways to make your side hustle and your money work…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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grass

The Grass Is Green: What the HECK Does That Mean?

This concept has guided me in dealing with change, challenges, and opportunities as an African American in corporate America

In a corporate environment, what does it mean to say “the grass is green?” Rita…

By Rita P. Mitchell

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increase

Increase Your Income 20%-40% Without Leaving Your Job (Part 2)

The ins-and-outs of getting a PMP certification

Chris Daniel PMP shares how to turbocharge your career and boost earnings at your current…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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pep talk

It’s Time to Give Yourself a Pep Talk

Use these three strategies to give yourself an effective pep talk

Career and leadership development coach Kaydian Comer shares 3 steps you should incorporate into a…

By Kaydian Comer

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leadership

A Lesson in Leadership: The Littlest of Things Are the Biggest of Things

Why settle for being a great manager, when you can be a great leader?

There is a difference between management and leadership. Rita Mitchell of First Tennessee Bank discusses…

By Rita P. Mitchell

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career advancement

5 Traits that May Hold You Back From Career Advancement

Even when it feels like you're doing it all right, these things can be terribly wrong

Check out these 5 personality traits that could be heavily affecting your career advancement despite…

By Safon Floyd

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personal wealth

Increase Your Income 20%-40% Without Leaving Your Job

Here's how to boost earnings at your current job without having to get another degree.

Chris Daniel, PMP equips today’s leaders to earn six figures with powerful skills that boost…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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