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Career Killers: 3 Personalities to Keep Out of Your Circle

Your team can make or break you, so avoid these professional leeches

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For young professionals, the desire to grow and excel is always there, but we…

By Courtney Connley

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5 Steps To Going Viral

Your brand doesn't have to be ratchet to gain high visibility

“Going viral” doesn’t always have to be ratchet. Here’s how your brand can benefit from…

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This Workplace Myth Could Ruin Your Career

Common thinking can be detrimental to your advancement

There’s always a common school of thought on elements of life, whether it’s love, career…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Career Lessons You Can Learn From Sports Stars’ Latest Moves

Take heed to avoid professional blunders

From injuries to retirements to player altercations, if we pay close attention there are career…

By Courtney Connley

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Your Network, Your Net Worth: How to Make Solid Connections with Key College Alumni

Best practices when building post-grad relationships

Check out these three best practices to use when networking with your fellow alums.

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Student, Recent Grad, Young Professional: Get in Gear For Your Next Career Move

Don't know where to start? We've got you covered

Though the holidays are over, it’s still prime time to renew your strategy to become…

By Jamie Harrison

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3 Intern Habits Every Professional Should Develop

Fresh-faced hunger to succeed is vital for advancement

These fresh-faced, hungry-to-succeed intern skills are valuable, whether you’re a seasoned or entry-level worker.

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Innovative Isolation: How to Reach Your Full Potential by Separating from the Pack

Three steps to reaching your full potential

National business mogul and author Hasheem Francis talks the importance of self-reflection and separation from…

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Don’t Let Your Job Ruin Your Relationship

Tips to keep your personal life in tact while chasing checks

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Had a long day at the office? Is your boss tap-dancing on your last…

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Top Five Celebrity Boss Moves We’re All Anticipating

Check out a snapshot of career highlights everyone's watching

Motivation we can gain from the career moves these celebrities are making

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Style Suite: Office Luxe in a Tux

Side stripes add elegant touch to your work wardrobe

Tuxedo pants, also called racer-stripe or contrast slacks, add an elegant touch to your work…

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Quvenzhané Wallis Sets Record as Youngest ‘Best Actress’ Oscar Nominee

Breakout star gets major nod for role in "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

Breakout star Quvenzhané Wallis plays Hushpuppy in Academy Award-nominated film “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”

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8 Ways to Jumpstart Your Side Hustle

Start early getting that enterprising idea off the ground

Start early to get that idea off the ground, so you can bring in extra…

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On the Humble: Surviving An Entry-Level Job… When You’re Forced to Start Over

Here's how to make working from the bottom work for you

Taking a lower-level job or starting over can be humbling, but don’t fret. Check out…

By Janell Hazelwood

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National Urban League Launches $70 Million Expansion to Increase Jobs Resources

Initiative includes nationwide advocacy campaign and programs

The “Jobs Rebuild America: Employ, Educate, Empower” encompasses a series of public and private investments…

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Higher Up: 9 Steps to Advance Your Hustle

Follow a strategy that will recharge and upgrade your career

Time to progress and make moves to push your career forward. Here are nine steps…

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Get On Board: Boost Your Profile by Becoming a Director

Use acquired skills to advance your career outside of the workplace

The skills you have acquired on the job can be applied to a leadership position…

By Sasha King

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Alternative to Unemployment? Take On That Part-Time Gig

Part-time employment allows flexibility and experience

Although the unemployment rate showed a decline in the last month of the year it…

By Sasha King

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New Year, New You: Audit Your Life For Optimal Growth

Make sure you don't continue making the same mistakes

You can’t truly progress without knowing how you can improve. Take an assessment of yourself…

By Sasha King

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Style Suite: Cash In On the Season of Sales

Get key luxe items for less to build perfect professional closet

January is the best time to get the most bang for your buck and score…

By Kéla Walker

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