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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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  • 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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