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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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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 Rita P. Mitchell

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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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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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