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say no

It’s Not Them, It’s You: 5 Effective Ways to Say No

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Raise your hand if you can’t say no without feeling guilty. Well here’s…

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public relations tips

5 Tips From Public Relations Pros That Will Elevate Your Career

Use these transferable skills in any corporate space, regardless of your industry or level of experience

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Public relations is about putting the best foot and the best face of…

By Lisa Fraser

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career lessons

Career Protection 101: Lessons From the Trump Trainwreck

If you find yourself in an unethical workplace, keep these three tips in mind

By now, it’s become abundantly clear this train wreck of a presidency is tumbling down.…

By Dr. Avis

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career advice

5 Career Advice Myths You Need to Dismiss

Let go of these to further your career

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When professionals face challenges along their career journey, they tend to solicit advice…

By Nicole K. Webb

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African American Employees Cannot Afford to Be Labeled as an Angry Black Male or Female

Be cautious about expressing your feelings

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Dear Sheree,
My manager informed me at the end of my last review that…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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6 Strategies to Negotiate a Pay Raise with Confidence

Go get that money!

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Ready to approach your employer about a pay raise? “Keep in mind that…

By Kandia Johnson

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Farewell

5 Career Gems That Obama Dropped at the University of Chicago

During Barack Obama's first public appearance since leaving office, he shared great advice that applies to us all

Obama also shared great career advice with the students that applies to us all, no…

By Selena Hill

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video games

Parents, Stop Nagging: Here’s Proof Playing Video Games Helps Careers

Want to boost your career? Play cooperative, online games

Researchers at Missouri S&T studied the effects of playing World of Warcraft (WoW) and found…

By Samara Lynn

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Headshots

Save Money: Nine Tips for Better Headshots

You want to look your best in a professional shot

Here are some basic photography tips I learned from taking classes and working as a…

By Black Enterprise

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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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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, CRC®

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graduate

My Advice for College Students Graduating in Media and Journalism

Here's the advice I shared directly with students majoring in journalism at Prairie View A&M University

Making the transition from college to the real world can be a scary transition. Here…

By Selena Hill

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gratitude

3 Easy Ways to Show Gratitude in the Workplace

Remembering to say “thank you” has a positive effect on your clients and staff

Not only is it an essential courtesy, but taking the time to write, say or…

By Selena Hill

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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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How to network your way to success

Coach Dee Marshall Shows How to Network Your Way to Success

Women of Power Summit coach shares her best networking tips

Are you an entrepreneur looking to gain new business? Or a professional striving to climb…

By Alisa Gumbs

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time management

Time Management: Work More Efficiently and Minimize Curve Balls Throughout the Day

You don't have time to waste time

Cut out tasks that can drain time, money, and resources. Instead, follow these tips to…

By Black Enterprise

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mentor

5 Tips for Finding the Perfect Professional Mentor

When it comes to finding a mentor there are five key things you should understand

If you desire to procure a mentoring relationship with a senior professional or executive, here…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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vision

4 Spiritual Ways to Bring Your Vision to Reality

When God opens a door for your vision to come to pass, nobody can close it

Pastor Marcus Gill, a Millennial who is making major moves, shares fours tips that he…

By Patrice Tartt

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Millennial

Lessons I Have Learned From My Millennial Friends

Learn about how spending quality time with millennials can change your entire outlook on life, and even the way you do things

Every day I see magazine and news articles, social media posts, and commercials talking about…

By Cameka Smith

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personal brand

5 Simple Ways to Close Out Your Work Week

Your Monday will thank you

Do these 5 simple things at the end of your work week to wrap up…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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