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Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Password encryption could be the difference between security and anxiety

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

By Patrick Austin

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

'The voice-over platforms have expanded for people of color'

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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The Secret To a Wildly Successful Product Launch? Focus Groups

Opinion studies provide valuable insight

Insights obtained from focus groups have the potential to change your life forever whether the…

By Shakira M. Brown

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public speaking

4 Ways to Market Yourself as a Speaker

Speaking can be another source of income

Want to become a sought-after speaker? Your success comes down to increasing your visibility in…

By Kandia Johnson

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

Take these steps to protect yourself

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

By Black Enterprise

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

BETechThinkful Winner TaChyla Murray explains the process she endured to become a JavaScript Developer

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Everyone can do something to help

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

By Samara Lynn

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support

How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

You have the knowledge; now apply the strategy to establish yourself as an expert in your field

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

By Kandia Johnson

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Learn about the different tribes you can build to further your success

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

By Dr. Atira Charles

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

Suzy Ryoo, Venture Partner at Atom Factory, talks about her experiences as a female VC, and gives several pieces of advice for women, men and leaders to move the needle

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

By Black Enterprise

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

Givers also need to get some kind of return, after putting significant time and effort into commitments

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune in for our new tech podcast, to learn about #AllThingsBlackinTech

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

By Samara Lynn

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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Six simple steps that can help you get on the road to financial freedom

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

By Cameka Smith

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India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

Four things to remember when opting to use an international remote development team

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

By Nathaniel J.

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

You've started off strong, now here's how to keep going for the rest of the year

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

By nursealice

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hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

How to select new hires that are a good fit for your business

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

By Black Enterprise

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Caressa J talks tips to "grieve with hope" at the workplace

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

By Kandia Johnson

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Work Stress

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What to do when you sense cultural bias at your job

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

By Sheree Franklin-Hill

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

Technology and low startup costs are advantages to entrepreneurs

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

By Black Enterprise

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

Read More »

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

Read More »