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Cool Jobs: Mary Chatman Turns Passion For Romance Into Bridal Business Bliss

CEO of BlackBride.com talks black love and breaking into wedding industry

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with BlackBride.com’s CEO Mary Chatman at their New York bridal event to…

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Boss Moves: How to Be Confident Without Being Cocky

Don't let arrogance led to early career losses

Often young professionals are fearless and smart, but they can also be seen as arrogant.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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8 Ways to Maximize Your Summer Internship Experience

Make good use of a prime time in your career development

Now is the prime time to make the most of your time, building your skills…

By Janell Hazelwood

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4 Good Reasons Volunteering Helps Your Job Search

Use your free time to give back---and get a leg up on opportunities

Don’t let unemployment get you down. You can spend your time giving back—and getting a…

By Janell Hazelwood

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“The goal of SEO remains what it’s always been: to demonstrate that ethnic background and socio-economic status do not pre-determine a young person’s future,” said William Goodloe, President and CEO of SEO.

SEO Celebrates 50 Years of Empowering Youth Through Mentorship and Education

Organization raises more than $1 million to support career resources

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) raised nearly $1.8 million to help students achieve educational and…

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6 Deadly Sins of Ineffective Bosses

Mistakes that could cost you team morale and your bottom line

These unprofessional mistakes could cost you team productivity—and your bottom line.

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Ways to Increase Your Odds of Career Success

One writer details how you can become "luckier and wealthier"

When it comes to success, there are ways to increase your odds of attaining it.…

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3 Smart Ways Meditation Hones Leadership Skills

Become a more effective leader when practicing meditation.

As a leader you are relied upon and are held to higher expectations. Ideally every…

By Sasha King

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7 Traits That Will Get You Fired

Undesirable employee traits that lead to the unemployment line.

Everyone has bad habits, some which are more obvious than others. It is important to…

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A Timeless Classic: Top Career Lessons from ‘The Great Gatsby’

Classic story includes timeless themes to avoid career ruin

As F. Scott Fitzgerald classic hits theaters, take a look at timeless lessons from the…

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4 Must-Have Tools to Make Boss Moves

If you want to be major, don't leave home without them

If you’re a young boss on the come up, you won’t want to leave the…

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Six Brain-Boosting Steps to Smarter Thinking

Improve your thinking skills with these books and Web resources

Take these six steps to get smarter and strengthen your thinking skills for ultimate career…

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How to Recognize Bullies in the Workplace

Ways to identify and deal with workplace bullies for a more productive environment.

Here’s what you can do to combat aggressive behaviors at the office—without losing your job.

By Sasha King

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Is Your Job Search Suffering Because Of Your Social Circle?

Are your family and friends keeping you from getting a job?

The people you surround yourself with are reflective of you. So now’s the time to…

By Sasha King

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Episode 6: Five Career Tips From VH1’s The Gossip Game

Beyond the ratchet, these are real-life lessons you can learn.

VH1’s The Gossip Game follows seven urban media professionals, as they navigate their way through…

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Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter, of iROKO Partners, have launched SPARK, a $1 million venture that will invest in Nigeria's most talented tech entrepreneurs. (Image: iROKO Partners)

Founder of ‘Nigeria’s Netflix’ and Partners Invest $1 Million For Nigerian Tech Startups

In exclusive interview, tech leader talks innovation in Lagos

Exclusive interview with BlackEnterprise.com: iROKO Partners’ Jason Jason Njoku talks investing in Africa’s tech innovations…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Change Your State of Mind For Better Leadership

Leadership is more of personal characteristic than a skill.

Leadership is more than a collection of tips on what to do when you are…

By Sasha King

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No More Working From Home Say Yahoo CEO

Women in Tech Growing With Virtual Opportunities

A lack of in office opportunities bring a growth in virtual ones.

The tech industry is booming and it is time for woman to cash in on…

By Sasha King

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Want a Promotion? Show Your Boss You Have What It Takes

Get the position you deserve today

Use this strategy to get the advancement you deserve at work.

By Janell Hazelwood

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10 Reasons Humor Will Lead to Success

Why incorporating humor will lead to career success.

What does success mean to you? What would you say were the keys to success?…

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