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Can A Sista Get Some Help? Black Women Less Supported At Work

Across the board, black women are getting less help from their managers to advance in…

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As If We Didn’t Have Enough To Deal With, Black Executives Demoted More

Research shows that African American professionals are lagging behind when it comes to promotions and pay

Research shows that black executives lag behind when it comes to promotions and pay, and…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Ahyiana Angel (Image: Switch, Pivot or Quit)

Former NBA Publicist Starts Podcast for Women Looking to Make Career Transitions

'I bet on myself and won,' says former publicist-turned-podcaster Ahyiana Angel

“Have you noticed that we are no longer living in a world where ambitious people…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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corporate America

5 Ways Black Men Can Succeed in Corporate America

Learn what it takes to operate in the C-suite

Learn what it takes to operate in the C-suite with tips for how black men…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Your Coworkers Are Not Your Friends

"When people reveal themselves, believe them”

The goal for most individuals at work is advancement. How do you achieve that? It’s…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Salli Richardson

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

5 takeaways from the actor-turned-director on a successful career transition

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

By Mia N. Hall

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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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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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