Tag Archives: Career Advancement

Preparing for Startup Success

The right education, experience can be vital to your longevity

While it’s clear that amassing education and experience is helpful, there’s no right way to…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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intrapreneurship

Leveraging Innovation Through Intrapreneurship

How to master a powerful tool in combating workplace challenges

Intrapreneurship, the practice of an employee creating valuable innovation with a new product or service…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Keeping Former Bosses on Your Radar

Don't miss out on a good networking resource

Just because former employers fall off the bottom of your resume doesn’t mean they should…

By Heather Boerner

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Gear Up For Post-Recession Success

This is the ideal time to upgrade skill sets and learn new industries

As companies work to rebuild their businesses with fresh ideas and forward-thinking personnel, career and…

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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Step Your Game Up With a Career Coach

Get the right guidance to make power plays

After serving nearly eight years with Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, in 2008, Michelle Greene, director…

By Brittany Hutson

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Savvy Solutions: How to Get Paid as a Consultant

Establishing (and sticking to) a pricing strategy is key

I presented a marketing proposal to a company where I formerly interned. We are into…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Since You Asked: Finding a Job in Medical Billing

To land a position, be specific about what you're looking for

I’ve worked in medical laboratories for more than 30 years. I left my last job…

By Dale Coachman

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Breaking Into Communications

How to transition into a new career

After working for nearly a decade in human services, I obtained my master’s degree in…

By Dale Coachman

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In the Black

A budget-savvy executive advises on staying competitive in an economic crunch

In three years as vice president of distribution, J. Phillip Holloman, President & COO of…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Book Excerpt: Expect to Win by Carla Harris

Capturing the power of being uniquely you

According to Carla A. Harris, a twenty year veteran of Wall Street, knowledge and diligence…

By Carla Harris

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The Paths to Power

It all began in 1980, when an 19-year-old Ursula Burns walked through the doors of…

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Since You Asked: How To Be A Stand-Out Job Candidate

What to do to raise your game against stiff competition

I’m a 24-year-old public relations professional who has been laid off for seven months. I’ve…

By Dale Coachman

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Reclaim Yourself

Last year was tough. Youve probably taken a beating emotionally and financially. As a new year unfolds, resolve to create a new you

Whatever crisis you’re dealing with, it’s just a point along the way to where you’re…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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A View to a Killer Business Model

Gen2Media helps companies add video to Web 2.0 marketing strategies

In the last three years, Web 2.0 technologies have brought innovations to the entrepreneurial and…

By Dale Coachman

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BE Next 2010: Blazing a Path to Success

Meet the sophomore class changing the game

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with the 2010 BE Next subjects and talked about everything from their…

By Renita Burns

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Need a Job Boost? Try the Healthcare Industry

Solid pay, diverse options provide prime opportunities

As the nation’s economy begins to recover from its dramatic tailspin, industry prognosticators are forecasting…

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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Make Your Network Work for You

Build a winning Rolodex to expand your success

CAR_WinningRolodexThe public relations business is not so much about what you know as it is…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Census Numbers: The Golden Ticket to Millions of Jobs

Recovery Act legislation creates jobs in the bureau

With the advent of Census 2010 looming, the U.S. Census Bureau has put in place…

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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Resilience and Recovery

Lisa Nichols helps you bounce back from a setback, no matter what

Resiliency—the ability to get back up after a setback knocks you down—is a trait we…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Make Your Meeting a Success

Simple etiquette can help you seal the deal

You’ve made contact and are hoping to acquire a new client, get more business from…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Beyond Our Borders

Professionals step out of their cultural comfort zone and find opportunities in international business

It’s clear we no longer live in an American-centric society but in a global economy.…

By Dale Coachman

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Monetizing Memories and Personifying Brands

Prop master talks passion and being his own boss

If one man’s junk is another man’s treasure, then Kenyan Lewis has made a living…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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A View to a Killer Business Model

Gen2Media helps companies add video to Web 2.0 marketing strategies

In the last three years, Web 2.0 technologies have brought innovations to the entrepreneurial and…

By Dale Coachman

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Stress-Free Work Results

How a manager restores team morale during challenging times

Already familiar with managing a full plate,the ongoing economic crisis has created a more intense…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Resilience and Recovery

Lisa Nichols helps you bounce back from a setback, no matter what

Resiliency—the ability to get back up after a setback knocks you down—is a trait we…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Failing Forward

Lawrence M. Hibbert and Randal D. Pinketts first line of business didnt survive the recessionthank goodness

Every recession has its casualties. But if the story of Newark, New Jersey-based BCT Partners…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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The Ex(pectation) Factor

Adjust your thinking and reduce disappointment

However one defines success—love, the freedom and ability to do as you choose, the path…

By Ayana Dixon

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Making Your Words and Actions Count After Workplace Gaffes

How to rebuild your reputation and trust with coworkers

Most of us have been there. From unwittingly mispronouncing someone’s name to accidentally sending a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Straight from the Bosses’ Mouths

What managers say makes a great intern

For students looking to clinch that ideal job, landing an internship can bring you closer…

By Renita Burns

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Go With Your Gut

Honing intuition can sharpen business decisions

In 1969, as the first black woman to earn an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School,…

By Maya Payne Smart

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The Art of Effective Communication

Strategies for clear instructions

A healthcare industry maven with more than 25 years of experience in the field, Jesse…

By Benice Atufunwa

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Talent Agent Uses Perseverance, Savvy to Represent Hollywood’s Elite

Acquiring mentors, paying dues key to success

Tracy Christian not only represents a talented client list which includes celebrity entertainers like actors…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Down But Not Out

Resources for when the ends stop meeting

If you find yourself in need, or someone you know is in need of home,…

By Renita Burns

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Navigating an Awkward Interview

How to dodge inappropriate questions with savvy

Most interviewers stick to job-related questions. But let’s face it: Some are socially awkward, untrained,…

By Heather Boerner

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Manage Your Tax Obligations

Seven things to consider when your job status changes

Thousands of laid-off workers have been pushed into self-employment and freelance work this year. A…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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How I Landed My Gig

Get creative and stand out above the rest to win your dream job

Instead of sending out mass resumes and cover letters, I decided to tailor each cover…

By Renita Burns

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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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Boastful or Blessed?

Handling the guilt of success during hard times

One person’s success can be another’s resentment. Psychologist gives advice on how to handle the…

By Kenrya Rankin Naasel

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Energy Efficient

A global HR auto exec believes organizational effectiveness is necessary for growth and is a constant work in progress

Stephanie Dawkins, senior vice president of AB Volvo is regarded as one of the top…

By Benice Atufunwa

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When the Tough Get Going

What you need to learn about conquering economic hardship from a homeless man turned millionaire

“There is no plan B for passion,” Chris Gardner ­­­writes in his new book, Start…

By Sonia Alleyne

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Public Relations

A bad representative can tarnish your business rep

In today’s difficult economic climate, hiring the right representation for your business can be the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Purpose in Your Passion

Harness the energy of what you most enjoy

To counter his chaotic surroundings, then 19-year-old Bill Strickland, a freshman at the University of…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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