On this special edition of the Black Enterprise Business Report, hosted by Caroline V. Clarke, we’re on location in Washington, D.C. to talk about the most pressing need of our communities and our economy: jobs.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis is the subject of this week’s Power Player interview. Solis offers insights into President Barack Obama’s plan to get Americans back to work. In addition, this week’s Wealth for Life features Marie Johns, Deputy Administrator at the U.S. Small Business Administration, who explains how the government is helping small businesses, expected to play a major role in new job creation, to thrive in a challenging economy.
Our Entrepreneur of the Week segment features Mark Bobb, president of Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Bobtek Electrical Corp., who shares what it takes for an entrepreneur to do business with the government. And in Executive Style, Marsh & McLennan Companies Chief Human Resource Officer Orlando Ashford provides valuable tips to help those who are employed to move up the ranks of management.
Black Enterprise Business Report is the award-winning weekly, half-hour program offering a mix of one-on-one Power Player interviews with top Black corporate executives, Wealth for Life discussions on personal finance, Entrepreneur of the Week profiles of successful small business owners, Quick Tips providing actionable advice from top business leaders, and Executive Style featuring the hottest lifestyle trends and luxury living for today’s consumer.