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  • Overqualified and desperate for work
    How To Fight The Overqualified Label: 7 Success Strategies

    Finding a great job opportunity in the middle management level is no simple task. With several years of experience and credentials, you will find that opportunities are scarce and the pay is not that...

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • The Executive Leadership Council (ELC)
    More Fortune 500 Companies Need Diversity & Inclusion

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), comprised of current and former African-American CEOs and senior executives at Fortune 500 and equivalent companies, will issue a “call to action” to...

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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  • Dr. Cassi Fields
    10 Best Ways to Gain Employment & Advance in Your Career

    In an economy where barriers to workplace employment and advancement are the norm, finding and maintaining employment is more imperative than ever. It is vital for job and promotion seekers to not only know...

    • Posted October 10, 2012
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  • Teenage Credit
    The Birds, Bees…And Credit?

    Turning 18 opens up a world of opportunity for your children. How well informed they are about new opportunities can make all the difference in their ability to make smart decisions. For many teens,...

    • Posted October 10, 2012
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  • Have a successful interview
    7 Successful Interviewing Tips

    Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a current job seeker, having impeccable interviewing skills is necessary for success. To ensure your interview is a success, follow these seven steps. Dress to Be Remembered –...

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Finding meaning at work
    How to Find Meaning in Your Workplace

    On an average, you spend around 40 hours at your workplace. Considering the amount of time you spend at your office, it is important to stay positive and motivated about the place you go...

    • Posted September 17, 2012
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  • Issues of Color: The Dreadlocked Black Man

    As black men, we have to frequently debunk the negative connotation of a chosen hairstyle based on cultural heritage (commonly a stereotype placed on a vast growing population); a hairstyle alone should not be...

    • Posted September 16, 2012
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  • Unemployment - Credit: NYTimes.com, Lucas Jackson/Reuters
    Unemployment High Yet Jobs Remain Unfilled

    During the Democratic National Convention last week former President Bill Clinton touched on a pretty incredible statistic: there are currently over 3 million jobs that remain unfilled in the United States. In fact, according...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Arranging Your Business Meeting
    5 Meeting Mistakes that Make You Look Like a Rookie

    Meetings and conferences are an integral part of the corporate work culture. From discussing bottom lines to evaluating corporate strategies, employees attend meetings for various reasons. However, organizing team meetings is no simple task...

    • Posted September 10, 2012
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  • FreshWorks Fund
    FreshWorks Fund Brings Jobs And Health To Inglewood

    INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA— More than 105,000 residents of Inglewood will soon have increased access to healthy foods and new, local employment opportunities. The California FreshWorks Fund, a public-private partnership managed by NCB Capital Impact, partnered...

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Michelle Thornhill
    Aspirations Of The Entrepreneur

    Research suggests that African Americans are more likely than the general population to have small business aspirations. But I’m sure this is no surprise to you! Many of us grew up with dreams of...

    • Posted August 24, 2012
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  • Michelle Thornhill
    Passion for Travel: Exploring the World Within Your Budget

    My first trip out of the U.S. spawned my passion for travel. At 17, I had the opportunity to study abroad in Finland as part of the Youth for Understanding program. While I’d traveled...

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Michelle Obama
    What Michelle Obama Can Teach Us About Creating A Quality Work Life Balance

    First Lady Michelle Obama has been one of the most prominent first ladies in the history of US Presidents. While several first ladies have often opted to remain out of the spotlight, Michelle has...

    • Posted August 21, 2012
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  • Unemployed
    How To Turn Around Long-Term Unemployment

    If you’ve been out of a job for more than a year, one big thing could turn it around It would be an understatement to say that the economy is in terrible shape.  Statistically,...

    • Posted August 10, 2012
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