October is “National Women in Small Business” month!

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October is “National Women in Small Business” month. As a woman-of-color who has been in a small business partnership as an executive recruiter for approximately 25 years, I am really excited about the statistics indicating that Black female-owned businesses are the fastest growing economic force in the U.S. As of 2017 African-American women owned 19% of all women owned businesses. Shawntera Hardy and Camille Thomas did an outstanding job last year showcasing several Black women entrepreneurs here ...

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Let’s Get Promoted!

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You are a professional with a plan. You are a dedicated worker and great team player. You are “on board” in doing what you can to make your company the best that it can be. Now you are preparing to ask for a promotion.

Being that you take your career seriously and like to put yourself in the best position to accomplish your goals, you want a game plan. How do you best position yourself ...

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Be Persistent In Pursuit Of Your Dream Job

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Do you have a dream job or company that you want to work for? Let’s say that you’ve mapped out a career path, down to the steps that you need to take to make it all happen. While we must all leave some room for things to change or go a bit different than we expect, since life is just that way, we should all have a vision and a plan to achieve what we want.

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How Technology Is Changing The Executive Suite

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Disruption.

I am sure that you hear this word a lot. It refers to the changes that technology is bringing to all corners of our lives. From the smartphones that we carry in our pockets that serve as everything from a phone to a news source to an alarm clock; to the ways digital platforms have quickly altered the landscape. For example, Uber and Lyft have upended the taxi business, and Airbnb has quickly taken ...

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The Power Of LinkedIn

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Social networks have forever changed the way that we communicate and interact. Platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram provide us with the ability to stay in touch with family and friends, meet new people, join groups of like-minded folks, and even build our personal brands.

These networks also play an important role in how you are viewed professionally. Organizations that are considering bringing you onboard are going to check your social media profiles to ...

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