Tag Archives: human resources

Get Hired!: 4 Tools Every Job Seeker Needs for Career Success

Essentials you should have to get the job you deserve

BlackEnterprise.com presents the tools for success with job seeking and trying to advance your career.

By Janell Hazelwood

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3 Ways to Deal with a Problem Employee

Having the right team in place is essential to the success of any small business.…

By Alan Hughes

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On the Job: Gender Identity & Sexuality Discrimination in the Office

As the LGBT community fights for equality in the workplace, one transgender employee tells his story

LGBT activist, Kylar Broadus (Source: Broadus)
As a young girl, Kylar Broadus (born Karen) always knew…

By Souleo

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On the Job: Should HIV Status Be an Office Secret?

Having a life-threatening illness is hard enough, but dealing with discrimination at work because of it is can make it even more difficult

Office gossip about confidential matters can create a uncomfortable work enviornment (Source: Thinkstock)
Tracy Mack thought…

By Brett Johnson

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So You’ve Been Fired… Now What?

6 steps to take immediately after getting the axe

Here are steps to take upon being terminated from employment, whether you were fired or…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How to Maximize References in Your Job Search

Follow these do's and don'ts and avoid sabotaging a career opportunity

References are important in sealing the deal during and after a job interview.
So you’ve tweeked…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Insubordination: How to Handle an Employee Violation

Properly protect your company's morale, work environment

Carl C. Jefferson, national president of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Since You Asked: Can’t Find a Job in My Field

What am I doing wrong?

I’m so discouraged trying to find a position in my field of human resources management.…

By Dale Coachman

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Charting The Growth Industries

Where to begin your search for employment

This is our kickoff of a yearlong series on where the jobs are.

By Brittany Hutson

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Since You Asked: How To Be A Stand-Out Job Candidate

What to do to raise your game against stiff competition

I’m a 24-year-old public relations professional who has been laid off for seven months. I’ve…

By Dale Coachman

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Through New Doors

EMC's chief diversity officer says going beyond what's familiar could lead to your next opportunity

Jackie Glenn, chief diversity officer and senior director of human resources for EMC Corp., a…

By Brittany Hutson

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Through New Doors

EMC's chief diversity officer says going beyond what's familiar could lead to your next opportunity

Jackie Glenn, chief diversity officer and senior director of human resources for EMC Corp., a…

By Brittany Hutson

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Making Your Words and Actions Count After Workplace Gaffes

How to rebuild your reputation and trust with coworkers

Most of us have been there. From unwittingly mispronouncing someone’s name to accidentally sending a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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How I Landed My Gig

Get creative and stand out above the rest to win your dream job

Instead of sending out mass resumes and cover letters, I decided to tailor each cover…

By Renita Burns

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Clever Ways to Land the Interview and Snag the Job

Competition is fierce and you should be, too

With dizzying layoffs signaling employers’ reluctance to fill payrolls, securing an interview can turn into…

By Renita Burns

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Recruiting the Recruiter

Things to know before choosing an executive search firm

Small business owners often find themselves wearing many different hats. But when it comes time…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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How to Handle Your Severance Package

You may have more options than you know

Once you’ve been offered a severance package, it’s tempting to accept it right away. With…

By Benice Atufunwa

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To Be the Best, Recruit the Best

Great leaders aren't afraid to hire people who are smarter and more talented than they are

If you are the smartest, most talented, most expert on a team that YOU assembled–YOU…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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The Changing Roles of the Chief Diversity Officer

As diversity recruitment is threatened by record layoffs, CDOs must strive to be strategic partners

Many a chief diversity officer (CDO) finds themselves watching the dismantlement of succession planning models…

By Gregg Smith

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Rules of Engagement

These days, to gain an increase in productivity and profitability, ? entrepreneurs must boost employee morale

“It was very difficult for me to fire people because we are like a ­family…

By Ayana Dixon

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