Tag Archives: career advice

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5 Ways to Get Thousands of Connections on LinkedIn (Really)

How to leverage LinkedIn profile and expand your professional network

In her book, From Receptionist to Boss: Real-Life Advice for Getting Ahead at Work, Nicole Smartt explains…

By Black Enterprise

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big-name contracts

How to Land Big-Name Contracts (Regardless of Your Company Size)

Trust is vital to business success

The secret to landing big contracts isn’t deeper pockets or more manpower—it’s getting prospects to…

By Black Enterprise

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business

5 Lessons I Learned After I Started My Own Business

Learning to look at the big--and little--picture

If you’re an entrepreneur, you already know that starting a business is a lot of…

By Black Enterprise

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customer

4 Simple Ways to Truly Put Your Customer First

Keeping the voice of the consumer top-of-mind at all times is key

Most successful companies are “consumer-first.” And while your job might be hectic at times, your…

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acknowledging others

The Power of Acknowledging Others In 6 Steps

Recognizing others may seem small in practice, but it pays off huge dividends

One of the hardest parts about being homeless was feeling invisible.
I felt like I was…

By Cristie Leondis

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big-name contracts

3 Traits Millennials Need for Long-Term Career Success

Shirley Ann Jackson's insightful advice about what skills millennial professionals need to succeed in an ever-evolving workforce

In assessing the business landscape in the coming decade, there will be only one constant:…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Vision

How to Communicate Your Company’s Vision to Your Employees

Make sure your team is on the same page

Your vision is exactly that: yours. Not everyone has the luxury of immediately understanding the…

By Black Enterprise

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Job

Young, Black, and Looking for a Job? Create One

Here is how minority teens can take initiative carving out their own paths to wealth, in spite of adverse hiring trends

Now is the time to reject the myth of the skills gap, and reorient black…

By Jared Brown

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Job Seeker

Before You Hit Send: 5 Common Job Seeker Mistakes

CareerBuilder survey uncovers five common job seeker pitfalls

CareerBuilder survey uncovers five common job seeker pitfalls.

By Kandia Johnson

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new parent

The Key to Running a Business as a New Parent

If you’re running your own business and you just welcomed a new baby, it’s important to strive for work/life balance

Whenever a person transitions to running their own business, they have to adjust their concept…

By Black Enterprise

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millennials

Where Millennials Want to Work in 2016

Millennials rank 3M, Google, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as top places to work

Millennials rank 3M, Google, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as top places to work.

By Kandia Johnson

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Find Success

Overcoming the ‘No’s’ to Find Success

When you hear a no, put on your alligator skin, re-focus and take a yes out of your pocket

The skills required to succeed in your chosen field may not come naturally. The beauty…

By Black Enterprise

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employee loyalty

Why Employers are Facing Declining Employee Loyalty

Looking to hire millennials? If so, you may be faced with a loyalty challenge

Looking to hire Millennials? If so, you may be faced with a loyalty challenge.

By Kandia Johnson

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job

STFU and Do Your Job

Speaking out of anger and other poorly timed communication can derail your career. How to recognize the five work situations when it's best to keep quiet.

Speaking out of anger and other poorly timed communication can derail your career. How to…

By Natasha Miller Williams

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business goals

5 Things You Need to Successfully Reach Your Business Goals

If you want to grow your business, you’ve got to take control of your time so you can get things done

If you want to grow your business, you’ve got to take control of your time…

By Sonia Thompson

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debt

Dealing with Debt? Take These Steps

This takes patience and resolve, but you will feel great and motivated

Here are a few things you can do to start getting out of it and…

By Jennifer Streaks

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Emoticons

Before You Hit Send: Should You Use Emojis And Emoticons At Work?

Survey reports managers and workers have mixed emotions about emojis and emoticons

Survey reports managers and workers have mixed emotions about emojis and emoticons.

By Kandia Johnson

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acknowledging others

Success in Business and Life Requires Growth and Resourcefulness

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to choose where we’re going.

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to…

By Black Enterprise

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Survival Guide

#PowerTV: Tasha’s Survival Guide In Her Own Words

The following was written by Naturi Naughton, who stars as Tasha St. Patrick on the hit Starz…

By Black Enterprise

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Clients

3 Top Strategies for Getting Closer to Your Clients

Three ways to grow your business by using a more personalized approach to engaging with existing clients

As the CEO for In Touch EMR, a healthcare consulting and software business, I’ve found…

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