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3 Jobs Everyone Should Have

In one of my first jobs, I had a boss that, in reviews, told me…

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9-5 and 6-10: Balancing Your Day Job with Your Night Hustle (Part 3)

Actress and entrepreneur, Sirita Wright, offers tips on successfully pursuing all of your dreams; simultaneously

We’re now on Part 3 of the 5 part series exploring the balancing act an…

By Safon Floyd

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How to Recognize and Survive Career Doldrums

What to do when you feel like you're stagnating professionally

Whatever the reason you feel “down in the career dumps,” knowing how to recognize and…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Finding Money to Go Back to School

Looking to change careers or boost your earning power? Here are tips to help you fund your next step

A recent layoff might have you thinking about returning to school in hopes of finding…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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NFL Players Find Second (Career) Wind with Music Boot Camp

Clive Davis offers new life beyond the field for athletes

Clive Davis’ Business of Music bootcamps gives former athletes chance at new profession and way…

By Sasha King

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ray lewis celebrating super bowl win

Another Tackle! After Retirement, Ray Lewis Nabs Gig on ESPN

Retired Ravens linebacker finds new position off the field.

Ray Lewis will be making appearances on several television and radio shows, ESPN announced.

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New Year, New You: Audit Your Life For Optimal Growth

Make sure you don't continue making the same mistakes

You can’t truly progress without knowing how you can improve. Take an assessment of yourself…

By Sasha King

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Job Insecurity: What You Need to Know

Always be prepared for constant change and the unexpected

The days of spending decades at one company are over. Be prepared to transition and…

By Sasha King

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Quitting Your Job to Pursue a Lifestyle Business

Choose the career that's best for you!

Choose the career that’s best for you!

By Sasha King

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Disrupting the Status Quo

Adriane Brown left her position as president and CEO of Honeywell’s transportation division, but when…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Black woman exhausted and stressed at desk

Bored and Disgruntled: How to Revamp and Recharge

Four ways to get out of a professional rut

Sophia Nelson, public speaker and author of Black Woman Redefined (BenBella Books; $24.95), offers four…

By Demetria Irwin

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You Don’t Always Need a Co-Signer on Decisions

Sometimes it's best to simply trust yourself and act

Whether it’s a career or personal decision, sometimes it’s best to simply trust yourself, and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How to Shake the Jitters Before a Job Interview

Walk in the room armed with confidence

Here’s how to shake those last feelings of nervousness before your job interview.

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Use Holiday Time to Boost Your Job-Seeking Success

Keep the momentum going even during the holidays

You can enjoy the celebrations, but you can also use your holiday time to maximize…

By Aisha M. Taylor

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5 Signs You’ve Chosen the Wrong Career

How to find the right fit for the profession of your dreams

Five signs you’re in the wrong line of work and should consider a career change.

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Career Tip of the Day: Tailor Your Cover Letter

Take the extra time and effort so you'll get noticed

Be sure to do your research and tweak your cover letter for the prospective employer,…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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5 Tips for Choosing Professional References

How to ensure those giving recommendations are an asset

References can make or break you. Here’s how to choose them wisely while job seeking.

By Aisha M. Taylor

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8 Traits That Make You a Great Team Player

A great asset to any company, these qualities ensure your success

Madame Noire details qualities that make anyone an awesome team player

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Finding Life Balance, Day 2: Seek Peace in Not Some — but All — Areas

9 days, 9 methods for high achievers to find full bliss

We begin 9 days of finding life balance, with 9 methods that will help high…

By Sheri Riley

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Walking Away: How to Amicably Divorce Your Job

Resigning because of transition --- not transgression --- can be hard, but necessary

Sometimes leaving a job isn’t on bad terms. Here’s how to amicably divorce a position…

By Demetria Irwin

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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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