The Magic Question: How do I ask for a Raise?

At some point in your career, you may find yourself wanting a salary increase. But do you know the right way to ask for a raise? According to Mercer’s 2014/2015 US Compensation Planning Survey, the average raise in base pay Continue reading The Magic Question: How do I ask for a Raise?

Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

You’ve applied for a job, and gone through the interview process. Finally, you’ve heard the words you’ve been waiting for, “We’d like to make you an offer.” Now the salary negotiations begin, and being a good negotiator is not only the Continue reading Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

What is the Impact of Immigration on Racial Economic Equality?

As the immigration debate continues on this fall among members of Congress, there is an on-going discussion in the media about the relationship between black economic struggle and the impact of immigration.  What is the true nature of this relationship Continue reading What is the Impact of Immigration on Racial Economic Equality?

Reflections 50 Years After the March

50 years have passed since the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and it seems like an appropriate time to pause, reflect and evaluate where the U.S. has progressed and failed with regards to the continuing struggle for Continue reading Reflections 50 Years After the March