Top Five Tips for Making Your Black Career Network Profile Standout

You’ve joined the Professional Diversity Network, and are receiving updates about new job opportunities. You’ve applied to these jobs, but haven’t received any invites for interviews. Is there something you should be doing to change this? If you truly want Continue reading Top Five Tips for Making Your Black Career Network Profile Standout

5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

According to our latest Diversity Jobs Report, over 10 million Americans are currently seeking full-time employment. Combined with factors not within your control — like timing,  management and organizational changes—this statistic means the landscape for securing a good paying job is Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired

As a Black College Graduate, Do you Face Limited Job Prospects?

A recent study by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, cited in the Huffington Post article, “The Job Market Discriminates Against Black College Grads,” indicates that the 2013 unemployment rate for recent black college graduates is over twice that Continue reading As a Black College Graduate, Do you Face Limited Job Prospects?

Open Letter to Jeff Bezos Makes Strong Case For Diversity

In an open letter to Jeff Bezos in her blog on the Huffington Post, Farai Chideya touches on one of the fundamental arguments for workplace diversity. In essence, she makes a compelling business case for diversity to Bezos, owner of Continue reading Open Letter to Jeff Bezos Makes Strong Case For Diversity

Times Have Changed: It’s Not What You Know, nor Who You Know, It’s What They Know about You That Counts

It is true. Times have changed and to succeed in this fast-paced digital world of friending, linking, accepting, and commenting you must be known for something. It used to be that who you know got you the job or made Continue reading Times Have Changed: It’s Not What You Know, nor Who You Know, It’s What They Know about You That Counts