Tag Archives: Career Advancement

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3 Tips for Landing the Career Sponsor You Always Needed

A mentor is nice, but a sponsor is who will really help you get ahead

Advice for landing a sponsor who will push your career to new heights.

By Courtney Connley

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3 Reasons Every Woman of Power Needs More Than One Mentor

The pros to having multiple advisors in your network

Executive coach and author, Mary Pender Greene, offers tips for why every professional should have…

By Courtney Connley

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8 Career Skills You Need To Be Competitive in 2016

Knowing how to manage diversity will be key

According to a 2015 survey by ManpowerGroup, diversity, communication, and a global mindset are key…

By Kandia Johnson

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Entertainment to Politics to Business: 20 Global Power Women of Color to Watch in 2016

These leading ladies hold power positions, impact lives, and set trends

Whether rising stars or seasoned professionals, these global power women will be watched in their…

By Janell Hazelwood

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30 Under 30: Stephen Curry, John Boyega, Breshere Gray and Zendaya Make ‘Forbes’ List

From the NBA to 'Empire' to Silicon Valley, young influencers impact industries

Forbes released its 2016 ’30 Under 30′ list that includes 600 young leaders making major…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Fashion Fair President Amy Hilliard Resigns

Johnson Publishing CEO will take over her duties

Amy Hilliard, president of Johnson Publishing cosmetics company Fashion Fair, has resigned after less than…

By Janell Hazelwood

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6 Ways PR Professionals Can Take Their Career to the Next Level

The founder of AKR Public Relations offers practical leadership advice after more than a decade of PR experience

Founder of AKR Public Relations, Amanda K. Ruisi, has more than 15 years in the…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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5 Conferences for Entrepreneurs in 2016

Register for these upcoming events and find new ways to grow your business

Looking for some new ways to grow your business? Check out a few upcoming conferences…

By Kandia Johnson

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Women of Power: Sponsors vs. Mentors: Who’s Got Your Back?

Learn to leverage your network in order to enter the C-Suite

The 2016 Women of Power Summit will host an executive leadership session on mentorship and…

By Safon Floyd

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Debunked: 5 Career Myths Holding You Back From Success

Take stock of these falsehoods that may hold you back from success

Ready to jumpstart your career? Take stock of the career myths that may hold you…

By Kandia Johnson

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In It to Win It: 3 Strategies For Achieving Your Goals in 2016

Advice on how to keep your New Year's resolutions

Use these strategies to achieve goals in the new year and see ultimate success.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Generation Boss: How Millennials Can Use Creative Talents to Fund Dreams

Photography entrepreneur Oye Diran shares three quick tips for success

Despite challenges, students find creative ways to succeed in their career goals while pursuing their…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes: Stay Open to the Unknown, You Might Be Surprised

Creator of Scandal and Grey's Anatomy talks new book and the year that changed her life

Year of Yes, published by Simon & Schuster, documents a year in which Rhimes, a…

By Rebecca Nichloson

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Be Inspired and Register Today! 7 Black Women of Power in Sports You May Not Know But Should

A new look at who is really calling the shots in athletics

BlackEnterprise.com exhibits these powerful women who hold their position in executive suites all across the…

By Safon Floyd

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3 Skills Schools Should Be Teaching the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

What skills are kids going to need 25 years from now?

In order to help a younger generation of entrepreneurs succeed, there are a few key…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Your Inner ‘Woman of Power’ is Calling; Answer Her Today

A jewel of wisdom from Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns, on leadership

A jewel of wisdom from Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns, on leadership.

By Rebecca Nichloson

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Foreign-Born Blacks More Likely to Be Self-Employed Than U.S.-Born Blacks

Research also finds gap in self-employed professionals creating hiring opportunities

Among the self-employed, more telling numbers came from their research when broken down by ethnicity,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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This Halloween, What Real Fears Are Holding You Back From Career Success?

Don’t let your personal ghosts and goblins hold you back

Whether you are considering starting your own business, transitioning into a new career, or embarking…

By Rebecca Nichloson

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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Top news and trends from the week of Oct. 19

We give you a round-up of this week’s highlights, from topics that sparked social media…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Brett J. Hart Becomes Acting CEO of United Airlines

Hart's new role makes him the sixth black CEO of a Fortune 500 company

Hart, who currently serves as United’s executive vice president and general counsel, will become the…

By Courtney Connley

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