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Category Archives: Business Etiquette

Essence Magazine Study on Black Women at Work

Essence Magazine released survey findings  a few days ago spawned much discussion in social media around the hashtag #BlackWomenatWork.  Some of us who have been immersed in workplace and career issues for diverse audiences for years weren’t surprised by any of the survey … Read More…

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Company Perks for Employees to Stay

What company perks for employees, would make you love your employer even more?  Career Builder asked this in a recent survey and here were the things that 3900 employees said were important to them. Things that were most important to workers: Salary mattered … Read More…

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Who Hired the Angry Black Woman?

Last month, highly acclaimed television producer, Shonda Rhimes, was titled the “angry black woman” in an article from the New York Times.  The article stated that Ms. Rhimes, creator, writer and producer of television favorites like Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy and How to Get Away With … Read More…

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Job Interview Body Language Can Kill the Job Search

A UCLA study showed that up to 93% of communication effectiveness is determined by nonverbal cues. Author, Alton Barbour, writer of Louder Than Words: Nonverbal Communication, states that the impact of a message is 7% verbal, 38 % percent vocal ie. volume, pitch, … Read More…

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Business Skills New Grads Need

Employers shared concerns about business skills new grads need in recent CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com survey.   The survey pointed to 6 business skills area where new grads show a lack of preparation. Employers share the business skills new grads need Below is a list of the business skills new … Read More…

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10 Job Search Mistakes New Grads Make

Everybody makes job search mistakes.  However, many of the job search mistakes new grads make can be avoided with a little bit of research and preparation.   The following ten job search mistakes are easy to fix.  If you believe you are not making job search progress … Read More…

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