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I Didn’t Know About Worker’s Comp Until a Lizard Bit Me

By law, employers who employ five or more workers are required to buy workers’ comp…

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Louis Carr and Earl "Butch" Graves Jr. How to Become a Mogul (Image: File)

How to Become A Mogul

The head of sales at BET says being a mogul is to be loyal, disciplined, and committed

Some people equate becoming a mogul to being rich, famous and successful but, Louis Carr,…

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Keeping It Real: Here Are 5 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Hired

You're waiting and waiting for a call back that may never come

The number one question I get from professionals is – why am I not getting…

By Toni Howard Lowe

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design

4 Things to Do Before You Hire a Freelancer

You don't want to get burned

Even if a freelancer comes highly recommended from a friend, you should conduct your…

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Helping or Hurting You?

It's all in the presentation

A solid LinkedIn profile could make the difference between you landing a great job or…

By Yvette Gavin

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How to Stay Focused in a World of Political Distractions

Political upheaval; civil unrest; how is anyone supposed to get any work done?

Almost everyone has an opinion about the current political and social climates in the nation.…

By Kandia Johnson

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Are You a Manager or a Monster?

Don't be that type of boss

Managing people can be a difficult job. Being a manager takes a special skill set…

By Cameka Smith

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How This Millennial Made A Boss Move In The Accounting World

With an MBA from Yale in hand, there was no stopping her

“I had contemplated an MBA for a few years, but given that I already had…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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The Source’s Interview with a Black Enterprise Editor about Being a Millennial Digital Journalist

"We talk about social issues from a millennial perspective in a very raw way"

Selena Hill is the walking definition of today’s journalist. She is an African-American woman, millennial,…

By Selena Hill

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A Checklist to Optimize and Manage Your Professional Online Presence

Remember: your social media activity creates your online brand

Your online presence is just as important as your résumé. If you’re ready to attract…

By Kandia Johnson

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personal tragedy

How to Manage Work While Dealing With a Personal Tragedy

When tragedy strikes, the demand for work continues. Here are a few coping tips

Stress in our personal lives such as dealing with family illness, loss of a loved…

By Kandia Johnson

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journalism

A Journey Into Journalism: 3 Tips For Those Looking to Work in Media

Black Enterprise Digital Editor Selena Hill shared advice on breaking into the media industry during her radio interview with financial literacy guru Ash Cash

Black Enterprise’s Selena Hill shared advice on working in media and journalism during her recent…

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4 Ways to Rock Your Business Presentation

There's more to it than just imagining everyone in the audience in their underwear

Here’s the thing, it’s not what happens during a presentation that matters. It’s what you…

By Kandia Johnson

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This Entrepreneur Knows Self-Care Is the Most Important Investment

Self-care is a career move

Self-care is one of the best investments you’ll ever make. And Christina Rice has made…

By Kandia Johnson

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Boss-Moms

Why This Woman Turned a Hashtag into an Online Destination for New Age Boss-Moms

Dreena Whitfield launched ThePRMommy, an online destination for moms juggling their family life and careers

How can a woman juggle the never-ending demands of motherhood and a successful career? This…

By Kandia Johnson

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Want to Spread the Word About Your Work? Find Your Tribe

Success requires teamwork

If you’re looking to build a successful business or rewarding career build a “tribe,” of…

By Kandia Johnson

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3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

How to follow-up on a connection without looking like a stalker

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Essential Skills Necessary for Success But Not Taught in School

You can't learn everything from books

Whether you’re an employee or entrepreneur, make a commitment to life-long learning and put yourself…

By Kandia Johnson

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career advice

5 Career Advice Myths You Need to Dismiss

Let go of these to further your career

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When professionals face challenges along their career journey, they tend to solicit advice…

By Nicole K. Webb

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Tech Entrepreneurs Bring the Silicon Valley Experience to Detroit

Reducing barriers to access

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JOURNi co-founders, Richard Grundy, Quiessence Phillips, and Brian McKinney are on a mission…

By Kandia Johnson

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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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