Tag Archives: Career Development

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A Workaholics Wake-up Call: Why Skipping Vacation for Work is a Bad Idea

The benefits of taking time off go beyond your physical and mental well-being

Life Coach and Founder of Captain’s Chair Coaching provides insight for workaholics to consider for…

By Jason Dukes

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How Law School Changed My Perception of Entrepreneurship

Law school made J.R. Garrett a better businessman. Here’s why

…”Law school not only prepared me for the legal profession, but it also gave me…

By Black Enterprise

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3 Tips for Landing the Career Sponsor You Always Needed

A mentor is nice, but a sponsor is who will really help you get ahead

Advice for landing a sponsor who will push your career to new heights.

By Courtney Connley

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3 Reasons Every Woman of Power Needs More Than One Mentor

The pros to having multiple advisors in your network

Executive coach and author, Mary Pender Greene, offers tips for why every professional should have…

By Courtney Connley

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What Women of Power Attendees Are Saying About This Year

Here's what attendees are most excited about

As the 11th annual Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit rapidly approaches, neither we nor…

By Lisa Fraser

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Madison Jaye Talks Building a Career In Media and Developing a Brand

3 pieces of advice for millennial women interested in a career in media

Coming from the inner city streets of Newark, New Jersey, Madison Jaye has quietly emerged…

By Daron Pressley

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Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes: Stay Open to the Unknown, You Might Be Surprised

Creator of Scandal and Grey's Anatomy talks new book and the year that changed her life

Year of Yes, published by Simon & Schuster, documents a year in which Rhimes, a…

By Rebecca Nichloson

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3 Skills Schools Should Be Teaching the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

What skills are kids going to need 25 years from now?

In order to help a younger generation of entrepreneurs succeed, there are a few key…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Your Inner ‘Woman of Power’ is Calling; Answer Her Today

A jewel of wisdom from Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns, on leadership

A jewel of wisdom from Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns, on leadership.

By Rebecca Nichloson

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6 Tips for Making a Career Change Without Going Back to College

Getting another degree is not your only option

Think you have to return to college for another degree to change careers? Well, think…

By Kandia Johnson

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Ad Week 2015: Celebrities, Industry Leaders, and Media’s Top Execs Gather in NYC

Regulation and access issues in publishing and social are hot topics this year

This week, thousands of leaders in the advertising, media, business, tech, and marketing industries are…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Power Move: How to Successfully Turn Your Passion Into a Lucrative Career

International speaker and author, Cheryl Wood, shares how she left corporate America to find fulfillment

Award-winning author and international speaker Cheryl Wood shares how she found the courage to leave…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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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Kenya Barris to Write Film Adaptation of 1970s Sitcom ‘Good Times’

'Black-ish' series creator says movie adaptation will be a 'dramaedy'

‘Black-ish’ series creator says movie adaptation will be a ‘dramaedy’

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Keli Goff: Media Maven Talks Career Autonomy, Financial Security, and Social Change

Successful multiplatform storyteller talks about the intersection of art and life

Successful multiplatform storyteller talks about the intersection of art and life.

By Black Enterprise

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[STUDY] Black Women Have Largest Gap Between Resources and Support Needed to Advance in Workplace

Report examines the career barriers women of color face in the work space

A Working Mother Research Institute report reveals the factors that are holding women of color…

By Courtney Connley

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Blair Underwood’s Advice to Black Creatives: If You Want More, Create More

The actor talks the entertainment biz and making your own opportunities

Black Enterprise caught up with Blair Underwood to discuss his insights on success in the…

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5 Ways to Be the Mentee Every Mentor Wants

Learn how to make the most of your mentor-mentee relationship

Five helpful tips for young professionals looking to improve their role in a mentor-mentee relationship.

By Natasha Miller Williams

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Meet Millennial Swimwear Designer Altrichia Cook

Entrepreneur and owner of A.Lekay Swimwear says she wants women to feel beautiful, confident and empowered

Entrepreneur and owner of A.Lekay Swimwear talks her passion for women’s fashion, how she got…

By Brittany Dandy

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Making Computer Science Accessible to All

Teaching approach attracts female students

Teaching computer science in a way that’s more accessible to women and all students.

By Robin White Goode

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