Tag Archives: career advice

early riser

5 Reasons You Don’t Need to Be an Early Riser to Succeed at Work

Tenacity is more important than being the first one in the office

It’s not about being the first at the office or the last one to leaves.…

By Black Enterprise

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leadership

A Lesson in Leadership: The Littlest of Things Are the Biggest of Things

Why settle for being a great manager, when you can be a great leader?

There is a difference between management and leadership. Rita Mitchell of First Tennessee Bank discusses…

By Rita P. Mitchell, CRC®

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career advancement

5 Traits that May Hold You Back From Career Advancement

Even when it feels like you're doing it all right, these things can be terribly wrong

Check out these 5 personality traits that could be heavily affecting your career advancement despite…

By Safon Floyd

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tech jobs

Dice Report: 7 Best Cities for Tech Jobs

The top U.S. cities for tech careers

Here are the 7 best cities for tech jobs with some pros and cons from…

By Samara Lynn

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sponsor

Why You Need to Get Yourself A Sponsor, Quick!

Equitable sponsorship can be a game changer in your career

Often times, people’s perceptions or decisions are made about you when you’re not in the…

By Karyn Twaronite

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Older Employees

Tips For Older Employees To Thrive In The Workplace

An older worker feels overly criticized

From one mature worker to another: Here are a few tips for older employees who…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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aggressive

It Isn’t a Bad Thing to Be Aggressive

The benefits of being aggressive greatly outweigh the potential downsides

Although aggression is often viewed negatively, being aggressive also offers numerous advantages over being laid-back…

By Stephen L. Ball

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burnout

Work Grind Killing You? Use This 3-Step Plan to Recharge

Grinding with no days off can cost you your ability to execute, or even your life

As a career professional or entrepreneur operating on zero down time, your work grind can…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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hobbies

5 Ways Your Hobbies Can Help Your Career

There is purpose behind your passion

Check out these 5 ways your hobbies can play an integral part in your career…

By Safon Floyd

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Successful CTOs

#BE30DayChallenge: Get Your Dream Job

Join us on a month long journey and get the dream job you want

Join in on this #BE30DayChallenge as we embark on a month-long journey taking each necessary…

By Safon Floyd

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Carla Harris

Carla Harris Shares ‘Pearls’ on Success, Perception, and Power

The Wall Street executive and motivational speaker empowers a room full of women

Carla Harris has transformed her experiences, business expertise and success secrets into career advice that…

By Selena Hill

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self-control

Here’s What To Do Before You Lose Your Cool At Work

How to keep your composure intact in the workplace

How to keep your composure intact in the workplace by exercising self-control even if you…

By Natasha Miller Williams

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stuck

Has a Recent Career Decision Left You Feeling Stuck?

Senior Brand Marketing Manager Yvonne Bryant shares tips to overcome feeling stuck in a career rut

Has a recent career decision left you feeling stuck? Yvonne Bryant Senior Brand Marketing Manager…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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Work Stress

Ask Sheree: Owning Your Personal Power During Work Stress

Tips to cope with job challenges and come out on top

Dear Sheree, I am a seasoned professional with an MSW (Master of Social Work) who…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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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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young entrepreneur

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…

By Black Enterprise

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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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