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Major Career Keys from an MTV Vet on Her 10-Year Anniversary

Ezinne Kwubiri shares why she’s chosen to work for Viacom Media Networks (VMN) for the…

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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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Louis Carr and Earl "Butch" Graves Jr. How to Become a Mogul (Image: File)

How to Become A Mogul

The head of sales at BET says being a mogul is to be loyal, disciplined, and committed

Some people equate becoming a mogul to being rich, famous and successful but, Louis Carr,…

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Keeping It Real: Here Are 5 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Hired

You're waiting and waiting for a call back that may never come

The number one question I get from professionals is – why am I not getting…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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3 Excuses Holding You Back From Success

Enough with the excuses

Sometimes, it’s not a lack of skills that hold us back from success, it’s our…

By Kandia Johnson

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7 Keys to Creativity: Unlock Your Genius

Even the most creativity-averse people can tap into their creative genius

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut with cookie cutter marketing strategies. How do…

By L Michelle Smith

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Helping or Hurting You?

It's all in the presentation

A solid LinkedIn profile could make the difference between you landing a great job or…

By Yvette Gavin

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How to Stay Focused in a World of Political Distractions

Political upheaval; civil unrest; how is anyone supposed to get any work done?

Almost everyone has an opinion about the current political and social climates in the nation.…

By Kandia Johnson

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Career Advice from the Red Carpet at Black Girls Rock [Video]

Black Girls Rock was not only a hot event, there was plenty of wisdom shared

Black Girls Rock is a celebration that offers inspiration and hope to the next generation…

By Mia N. Hall

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Are You a Manager or a Monster?

Don't be that type of boss

Managing people can be a difficult job. Being a manager takes a special skill set…

By Cameka Smith

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4 Ways to Recover From Making a Mistake at Work

How to do damage control

Nobody becomes a successful leader without making a few mistakes at work and in life…

By Kandia Johnson

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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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Why We Need to Connect College and Career

New report from the Georgetown Center calls for greater transparency so students can choose knowledgeably

Having ready access to this data could significantly help all students, but especially African Americans…

By Robin White Goode

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6 Ways to Improve Yourself This Summer

Self-development is achieved in many ways

Beyond enjoying backyard barbecues and waves at the beach, the summer season is also the…

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

You have the knowledge; now apply the strategy to establish yourself as an expert in your field

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

By Kandia Johnson

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Career Lessons from Auntie Maxine: Reclaim Your Time Like A Boss

A lesson in career building from women who persisted

Maxine Walters’ refusal to back down inspired women to cut through the bull and stand…

By Selena Hill

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On This Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, Commit to Get Paid What You’re Worth

Master the strategy of negotiating your salary

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is the prefect time to reassess your salary negotiating skills…

By Dr. Avis

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Work With a Difficult Boss? Use These Four Key Strategies to Grow and Succeed

Don't just complain, take action

Having a difficult boss can make you ask yourself questions like: “Why is my hard…

By Stephanie Chung

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A Checklist to Optimize and Manage Your Professional Online Presence

Remember: your social media activity creates your online brand

Your online presence is just as important as your résumé. If you’re ready to attract…

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

You need to stand out from the crowd to accelerate your career

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

By Kandia Johnson

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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