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Ursula Burns at Xerox. Ellen Kullman at DuPont. Ginni Rometty at IBM. And most famously, Marissa Mayer at Yahoo, with a baby on board and a Twitterstream in tow. Each time a female engineer takes the helm at a prominent technology company, the industry breathes a sigh of relief and pats itself on t…
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08.19.2015 · From lgates
Young, black professionals give downtown another lookOriginal article posted here   Some years back, when Jil Littlejohn was a controller for Milliken, her job required her to live in the Upstate. “I hated it,” Littlejohn said. “I was just like everybody else — I didn’t like it, I didn’t want t…
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05.21.2012 · From Dawun
There’s an old wise tale floatin’ round that if you want to please a millennial just give her a title. However, after speaking with many young professionals (on and offline) I rarely hear their number one concern being a title change. Pay, recognition, and respect generally top their list. [Employer…
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06.03.2015 · From Dawun
Four Essentials For Every Young, Black ProfessionalPresupposing a career path is chosen and there is some level of education in the selected field of endeavor, my ten years of Human Resource experience at all levels and daily interaction with young professionals has led me to four practical skillset…
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08.26.2015 · From Dawun
For many (if not every) young black professionals there comes a point in your career where a comment or action is made that makes you wonder what (if anything) has really changed. You encounter a moment of ignorance only triumphed by HR’s lackluster response. As we climb the corporate atmosphere we …
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09.07.2015 · From Dawun
Warren Buffet Shares 10 Ways to Get RichWith an estimated fortune of $62 billion, Warren Buffett is the richest man in the entire world. In 1962, when he began buying stock in Berkshire Hathaway, a share cost $7.50. Today, Warren Buffett, 78, is Berkshire's chairman and CEO, and one share of the com…
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04.12.2012 · From Dawun
Go to school they said…get a job they said… Proud. The feeling that I felt when I received my first job offer as an anxious (and broke) high-schooler in Columbia, South Carolina. I was proud to be able to financially contribute to a household that I felt I had always taken from. As one of 5 childre…
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10.14.2015 · From hphughe
Marilyn Davenport, GOPer behind racist Obama e-mail, demands person who leaked it to 'come forward' By Michael Sheridan DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Thursday, April 21st 2011, 12:41 PM Reed Saxon/AP Marilyn Davenport, who forwarded an email depicting President Obama as a chimpanzee, issues an a…
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04.28.2011 · From coachp1
When the job market gets tight, job hunters get creative. Experienced applicants know that simply uploading your resume to an online job bank is more like buying a lottery ticket thanapplying for a job. With so many applicants vying for so few positions, the odds of landing an interview -- let alone…
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12.05.2011 · From lgates
30 Easy Ways to Save Money (and No, you are not doing them all!) Let’s keep this one simple and clean - just a bunch of relatively easy ways to save money. As you incorporate more and more of these tips into your life, the savings add up and it wouldn’t surprise me if you could save thousands ov…
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10.23.2011 · From Dawun
Article by Tony SantaellaOriginal source: http://www.wltx.com/news/story.aspx?storyid=86510Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Steve Benjamin has been elected as the next Mayor of Columbia, becoming the city's first new leader in 20 years. Benjamin defeated his rival in the race, Kirkman Finlay III, in Tuesday's …
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04.21.2010 · From Dawun
Claiming the wrong status Sorry, you can't just choose to file single or married. Your marital status is determined as of Dec. 31. Anything before that date really doesn't matter for tax purposes. If you're married you file either jointly or married filing separately. You may qualify for "head …
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01.10.2012 · From lgates
Why CNN’s ‘Black in America’ misses the point on race in tech Almost no one has seen episode 4 of CNN’s  documentary series “Black in America,” about race in the technology world, but a lot of folks are already jumping in on the race controversy the show’s promo has kickstarted. A lot of folks nee…
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11.09.2011 · From Dawun
I cannot begin to tell you how many times I’ve heard folk say that they loathe their jobs and cannot wait for an opportunity to present itself so they can leave. The very thought of an opportunity just “presenting itself” without any effort or initiative befuddles me. Opportunities do not just f…
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07.08.2010 · From Dawun