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  • Wages
    Small Business Wants Minimum Wage Increase

    Large Majority Of Small Businesses Favor Minimum Wage Increase In New National Poll Employers Across Political Spectrum Say Raise Would Boost Business and Help Economy April 24, 2013, Washington, DC – In contrast to...

    • Posted April 25, 2013
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  • Major League Baseball
    Commissioner Selig Creates On-Field Diversity Task Force

    Wide-Ranging Group to Focus on Addressing Issues That Influence the Talent Pipeline to Professional Baseball  Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig today announced the creation of an On-Field Diversity Task Force to address the talent...

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • Women & Minorities Online Career Fair

    The National Labor Exchange Women & Minorities Online Career Fair You’re invited to attend our upcomingOnline Career Fair hosted by DirectEmployers Association and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) exclusively for women...

    • Posted March 14, 2013
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  • 2013 Black Perspective Cover
    2013 Black Perspective Out Today!

    The 2013 edition of the Black Perspective is out now. Inside we cover Robin Wilson’s rise to success despite her respiratory ailments, finding the best grants for African-American students, determining whether or not the...

    • Posted March 3, 2013
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  • Can the concept of ‘fit’ facilitate discrimination in the hiring process?

    Can the concept of ‘fit’ facilitate discrimination in the hiring process? As a career coach I am troubled when minority job seekers I work with mention that concerns about ‘fit’ are being brought up in job...

    • Posted February 25, 2013
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  • Become an Intellectual: Steps That Make You Smarter

    Most people would love to be a little more intelligent and have more knowledge that they can pull from during conversations and various situations. In just a few minutes a day, you can improve...

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • Reuters/Reuters - A job seeker (R) meets with a prospective employer at a career fair in New York City, October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
    Jobless claims hint at firming job market

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, offering hope the sluggish labor market recovery may have picked up a step.
  • Black unemployment has had minimal improvement despite economic growth
    Despite Economic Growth, Minimal Improvement for Black Unemployment

    Berkeley – A new report by the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education finds that between the first quarter of 2012 and the fourth quarter of 2012, Black unemployment rates remained...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • Carl J. Taylor & Co.
    Employed Individuals Seeking New Career Opportunities

    New trend of confidential inquiries from currently employed could have significant impact on employers’ abilities to realize their business plans DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Executive search and other recruiting firms receive a number...

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Business Wire and Black PR Wire
    Business Wire and Black PR Wire to Host Best Practices Webinars

    (BLACK PR WIRE) – In recognition of Black History Month and in celebration of their continued partnership, Business Wire and Black PR Wire will launch their 2013 Minority Leadership Series.  The series will showcase...

    • Posted February 9, 2013
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  • Bored at work? Photograph: Hans Neleman/zefa/Corbis
    Being Happier At Work: 5 Ways To Get You There Now

    If you feel overqualified, bored with your daily routine, or underappreciated, it might be time to talk to your boss about improving your working conditions. Talking to your boss about your future can be...

    • Posted February 1, 2013
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  • AARP
    Five Jobs 50+ Workers Should Consider for 2013

    Many boomers are looking for a new job in the New Year and now’s the perfect time to capitalize! AARP has decided to help those on the job search, researching occupations that are plentiful...

    • Posted January 11, 2013
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  • Weighing double standards
    Double Standards In The 21st Century, A Myth or Reality?

    For years African-Americans have been adamant in saying American society is not fair and that double standards exist in every aspect of American life.
  • Office Etiquette
    10 Things Never To Say To Your Co-Workers

    Whether working in an office setting or another career, like retail, hospitality, health care etc, there are always certain things that are off-limits to say to co-workers. Some are rude to them, and others...

    • Posted December 14, 2012
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