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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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  • Young Financial Choices
    6 Important Financial Decisions Young Professionals Face

    Young professionals who have recently graduated from college and landed their first “real” jobs have more decisions ahead of them than they may have had at any other time in their lives. With today’s...

    • Posted December 4, 2012
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  • Getting That Raise
    Asking Your Boss for More Money – 5 Scenarios

    According to a recent survey, about 39% of professionals in the US get very nervous before asking for a pay raise. Some nervousness when approaching your boss to ask for a raise is normal....

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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  • National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
    Communication and Team Skills Are Crucial

     Employers Look for Communication Skills, Ability to Work in a Team in New College Grads BETHLEHEM, PA—What sets two equally qualified job candidates apart can be as simple as who has the better communication...

    • Posted November 9, 2012
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  • Blacks in Business
    Black in Corporate America: Always a Winner, Rarely in the Winner’s Circle

    The “Fortune 500” is a list of the 500 largest companies in the United States as compiled by Fortune magazine. Only 13 black executives have ever made it to the Chairman or CEO position of...

    • Posted November 7, 2012
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  • Dr. Terry Jackson
    Welcome our newest contributor: Terry Jackson

    Dr. Terry Jackson is a highly accomplished, experienced and dynamic Certified Executive Coach, Leadership Development Coach, Life Coach, Sales Trainer, Business Coach and Consultant. Terry’s passion and purpose is helping others improve their quality...

    • Posted November 7, 2012
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  • World Leadership
    Effective Leadership: What it is and What it is Not

    How do you define “effective leadership?” How does your organization define effective leadership? Would you consider your local and national politicians to be effective leaders? Does an effective leadership style in one field mean...

    • Posted November 3, 2012
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  • Personal Finance
    Fifteen Tips for Making Sure You Are Better Off Four Years from Now

    It has become popular for political candidates to ask, “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?” And while Americans should certainly give it some thought as they head to the...

    • Posted November 2, 2012
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  • Contrast: A Biracial Man's Journey To Desegregate His Past
    Connect With Diversity By Connecting With Others

    In the workplace, many people struggle relating to and or connecting with others who do not look like them or share similar experiences and backgrounds. In the 21st century, the ability to communicate and...

    • Posted October 30, 2012
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  • Impress your boss
    Impress Your Boss

    Being on good terms with your boss is essential for you to enjoy your work and maintain a good work-life balance. As your manager plays an important role in building your career, you need...

    • Posted October 24, 2012
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