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

The Importance of Building on Our Nation’s Greatest Strength: Diversity

Has our country advanced beyond affirmative action? This question was at the crux of last summer’s Supreme Court decision, which ultimately reaffirmed the use of race in college admissions. The historic case of Fisher v.Texas underscored the importance of educational diversity Continue reading The Importance of Building on Our Nation’s Greatest Strength: Diversity

The Power of Words and the NBA’s Silver Lining

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Current and former players, coaches, NBA sponsors and corporate partners applauded Silver for taking swift and decisive action. “Sentiments of this kind are contrary to the principles of inclusion and respect that form the foundation of our diverse, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic Continue reading The Power of Words and the NBA’s Silver Lining

How to Overcome Racial Barriers Climbing the Corporate Ladder

The economic downturn that has occurred over the last five years has disproportionately affected employment in minority communities.  While the most recent national unemployment figures show nationwide unemployment at 7.5 percent, for African-Americans this figure is much higher at 13.2 Continue reading How to Overcome Racial Barriers Climbing the Corporate Ladder