Tag Archives: workplace

Finding Work That Makes a Difference

Opportunities in education offer more than just a job

Ky Adderley went from being a first-year teacher at age 26 to founding a charter…

By Laura Egodigwe

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Perfect Chemistry

An operations manager focuses on how to stand out in a competitive market

“Traditional product differentiators lose their effectiveness in overcrowded markets,” says Thaddius Ratliff. “Held hostage by…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Let’s Go Team

When a retail professional leads by example, everyone benefits

You oversee 450 stores that employ approximately 75,000 employees. How do you keep employees motivated…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Let’s Go Team

When a retail professional leads by example, everyone benefits

You oversee 450 stores that employ approximately 75,000 employees. How do you keep employees motivated…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Ready For the Business at Hand

A federal executive stresses the benefit of training employees

Why should a company spend the money to make sure its employees are properly trained?

By Dale Coachman

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Healthcare IT on the Rise

With $20 billion in stimulus funding, the job opportunities are limitless

A high school fascination with technology led Michael Mathias into a fast-paced, fast-growing career in…

By Laura Egodigwe

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New Opportunities in Finance

Recovery means Americans must rebuild and need financial advice to do so

Drew white first knew he wanted to go into the world of finance when he…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Boosting Profits

An international CFO shares the benefits of zero-based budgeting

Power Play: Clarke’s modification of the budgeting policy at MLSE, which comprises several sports franchise…

By Alan Hughes

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Maximizing Employee Value

Wal-Mart executive leverages human capital for profits

Arvetta Powell, the senior human resources director at Wal-Mart Stores Inc., supporting the realty division,…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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The Future of Work

It’s not easy to predict how the workplace will change in the future. However, I…

By Dale Coachman

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Not Just for Spies

From nurses to lawyers to librarians, the CIA hires a vast array of professionals

As an officer in the United States Air Force, Cedric (his last name is being…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Motivating the Troops

A food network executive believes that finding the passionate makes for successful leadership

Named one of the “Top 50 Most Influential Minorities in Cable” in 2007, 2008, and…

By Sonia Alleyne

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The Art of Business Seduction

Keys to convincing bosses, clients and colleagues that you are the one they want to do business with

In today’s ultracompetitive marketplace, succeeding in business has never been more difficult. “Every professional needs…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Cutting Through the Red Tape

A state director learns how to re-engineer his team using Six Sigma methodology

Like every other sector in this slow economic recovery, government must learn to do more…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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A Lasting Engagement

A consumer products professional works to create the ultimate brand experience for buyers

Cooper is responsible for developing new consumer engagement models and marketing programs tailored to such…

By Brittany Hutson

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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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The Business of National Security

Once shrouded in mystery, the DIA opens up in search of new employees

While serving in the United States Air Force, L. Eric Patterson was introduced to the…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Since You Asked: Free Professional Training

Educational and career development resources for the unemployed at the right price: nothing

While I’ve been unemployed for quite some time, I’m aggressively seeking full-time employment in a…

By Dale Coachman

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Are You Sticky?

An executive learns how to create messages that resonate in the workplace

Élan Corp. plc., a neuroscience biotechnology company specializing in biopharmaceuticals and drug technologies that support…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard

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Nonprofit: Doing Well by Doing Good

Ted Trabue knew he was ready for a career change. In 2002, his company, Washington,…

By Brittany Hutson

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