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career advice

5 Career Advice Myths You Need to Dismiss

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

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four skills

The Four “A’s” That Impact Your Career Advancement

Don't get overlooked for opportunities because you lack the characteristics needed to seal the deal

Learn more about the four “A’s” that will help ensure your personal characteristics are not…

By Nicole K. Webb

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5 Ways to Go From Co-Worker to Boss and Get R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Use these five tactics to make a smooth transition from co-worker to boss at your company

It’s not uncommon to start in a non-management position, then work your way up to…

By Nicole K. Webb

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

Givers also need to get some kind of return, after putting significant time and effort into commitments

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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early riser

5 Reasons You Don’t Need to Be an Early Riser to Succeed at Work

Tenacity is more important than being the first one in the office

It’s not about being the first at the office or the last one to leaves.…

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Workaholics

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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college admissions

3 Reasons Your Boss Should Want You to Work From Home

A look into a win-win situation

Find out why, contrary to popular yet dying belief, it may benefit both workers and…

By Safon Floyd

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Technology Team

3 Unconventional Ways to Inspire Your Team

When’s the last time that you inspired your team? If you can’t recall, then that’s a problem

When’s the last time that you inspired your team? If you can’t recall, then that’s a…

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Women

Rules for Creating Contagious Positivity in Your Workplace

There are plenty of ways you can spread positive vibes to counter all that bad energy

There are plenty of ways you can spread positive vibes to counter all that bad…

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The Best Grown Up Lunch Boxes You’ll Want to Bring to Work

Today's options are stylish, chic, and in some cases, smart

Most people know the benefits of bringing your lunch to work. Here are the best…

By Sirita Wright

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Young black employee, smiling

4 Fail-Proof Strategies for Getting the Most Out of Your Business Day

Don’t use work as an excuse to neglect your health

If you want your business to thrive, then you have to give it the very…

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money experts

Looking for Meaningful Work? Here Are 10 Jobs That Pay

Payscale reveals 2015 list of meaningful jobs in America

Payscale reveals 2015 list of meaningful work and job options in America.

By Kandia Johnson

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Survey: Nearly 10% Of Americans Go To Work High On Marijuana

Results find people are smoking before going in to work

According to a recent survey, nearly 10% of Americans who are gainfully employed show up…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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five tips to avoid working weekends

Avoid Burnout! 5 Tips to Keep Your Weekends Workfree

Regularly working 10- or 12-hour days is a recipe for burnout.

Everyone needs time to disconnect from the job, unwind and recharge their creative battery. Simple…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Checking Email at Night, on Weekends and Holidays Is the New Norm for U.S. Workforce

When Do You Check Your Email? New Report Says Most Do ‘At All Times’

Report reveals employees read email during weddings, funerals and other family events

The 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., five-day work week is a thing of the past…

By C. Daniel Baker

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7 Ways to Avoid a Culture Clash When Conducting Global Business

Here’s how best to avoid an international incident when taking your small biz global

For good or bad, globalization is here to stay.

By Alan Hughes

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Fraternizing with Coworkers: Going Beyond the Water Cooler

Find balance between being a cubicle hermit and overzealous social climber

Observe the benefits and downfalls of fraternizing with coworkers and how you can manage interoffice…

By Jamie Harrison

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What You Can Learn from… the Barry Bonds Conviction

When it comes to your career, there are things you should do to protect your rep and not fall victim to the competition.

When it comes to your career, there are things you should do to protect your…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Knowing When to Leave

Four signs you're in a dead end job

With more than 15 million people unemployed, many feel grateful to simply have a job—no…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Women on the Job Need Advocates, Not Advice

A recent study from Catalyst, a nonprofit organization that works to increase business opportunities for…

By Sonia Alleyne

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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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