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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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  • Bryant and Stratton College
    Bryant & Stratton College Webinar On Entry-Level Jobs

    Webinar to be held on August 22, highlighting advice on what to do and what not to do in an entry level position; free for prospective and current students and new college graduates  BUFFALO,...

    • Posted August 8, 2012
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  • Communicating With Your Manager
    How to Ask Management for Help Without Feeling Guilty

    Being new to a job, or not fully experience in a specific task is often an embarrassing situation. Even though your manager has gone through the trouble of making sure that you’re completely trained,...

    • Posted August 1, 2012
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  • Put Off Procrastination
    10 Ways to Overcome Workplace Procrastination

    Everyone has one form of procrastination or another. The worst place for procrastination to happen is easily the workplace. With several people depending on one person to get something done, procrastination slows down the...

    • Posted July 24, 2012
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  • Insecurity
    Security vs. Insecurity – What’s holding you back?

    Security is one of the most basic human needs. Most people value security because feeling secure feels good. But is it possible that your need for security is actually inhibiting the fullness of your life?
  • Nicholas Dillon
    Welcome our newest contributor: Nicholas Dillon

    We would like to welcome our newest contributing writer to The Black Perspective: Nicholas Dillon. He will be bringing his own insightful experiences and eloquent words to our columns, and we look forward to...

    • Posted July 16, 2012
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