The first day of October is the first day of a month-long push to help make corporate leadership more diverse. It’s the brain-child of two black executives Continue reading October Is Black Professionals Month, A Push To Make Corporate Leadership More Diverse
By Jeff Haden
Making a great first impression is supposed to be fairly simple. Smile. Make eye contact. Listen more than you speak. Ask questions about the other person. Continue reading Here’s How to Tell in Less Than 1 Minute Whether You’ve Made a Great First Impression, Backed by Science
By Santura Pegram
(SP) – Tell people a little about Christian Wise Smith…who you are, how it all began, and what you’ve accomplished so far in life? Continue reading The Blueprint: A Conversation with Christian Wise Smith, Esq.
By Jeff Haden
While it might occasionally be true that a great leader can lead anywhere, hard skills definitely matter. Continue reading It’s Official: Promoting From Within is The Best Approach
Leaving an institute of higher education and moving on into the workforce isn’t always easy, especially on the cusps of the end of a worldwide pandemic. Continue reading 6 Ways New Grads Can Standout and Land that First Real Job
Organizations that want to attract, engage and retain diverse employee talent often include mentoring as a key piece of their talent development strategy—and for good reasons. Continue reading Employee Mentoring Helps Engage and Retain Diverse Talent
You may have heard that employers are interested in hiring people with good “soft skills.” But what exactly are good soft skills? Continue reading Is a Lack of Soft Skills Keeping You from Opportunity?
By Kat Castagnoli
Did you know that 7 in 10 college students take out loans to pay for school? While it can take a long time to pay back student loan debt, there is a way to get your balance wiped out: by qualifying for a student loan forgiveness job. Continue reading 11 Great Jobs That Offer Student Loan Forgiveness
African Americans make up only three percent in many big tech companies from Silicon Valley, and even less in leadership positions. Continue reading How African Americans Can Start Their Career in Tech in 2021
by Ben Laker, Will Godley, Selin Kudret and Rita Trehan
If you’re job hunting right now, chances are you’re also interviewing remotely. There are some serious upsides to this. You can avoid tardiness (no traffic snarls), reference notes without being too obvious and if you’re located in a rural area, you now have access to the same opportunities as city dwellers, saving you money. Continue reading 4 Tips to Nail a Virtual Job Interview
Let’s be honest — if you’re applying for a job, you’re probably not the only person qualified for the position. How can you stand out among the competition before an employer even gets to meet you?
By Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN
A new wave of Black women are breaking barriers as they ascend to mayoral seats in cities with deeply rooted histories of racism and inequality. Continue reading The number of Black women mayors leading major cities to reach historic high. Here is why they are winning