GET OUT WITH CYBP THIS WEEKEND IN CINCINNATI 

Clear your calendars Friday 9.30 and Saturday 10.1 for FOOD, ART, BEER, and MUSIC as we celebrate #WeAreWalnutHills Weekend! Click HERE For Details It’s time to exercise your right (even if you’re on the left) to join us for “The Political Party,” a pre-election celebration with appetizers, drinks and a sit-down dinner featuring surrogates from […]

WHY WOMEN FEEL MORE STRESS AT WORK

Everyone in today’s supercharged workplaces experiences stress. Yet executive and professional women consistently experience more stress, anxiety, and psychological distress than do men. There are, undoubtedly, a variety of reasons for this — more domestic responsibilities, having been socialized to say “yes” to all requests, and receiving lower pay for similar work immediately come to […]

3 WAYS TO BOOST MINDFULNESS AT WORK

Living a fulfilling life is easier if you incorporate mindfulness practices into your day, but some strategies are better than others because they actually have science backing them up.    Today’s workers are in socially-mandated pressure cookers of tight schedules, increasing demands and dwindling resources, with coworker/boss drama thrown in for flavor. Mindfulness exercises–that is, […]

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA FINDS HIS NEXT HOUSE ONCE HIS TERM IS OVER

When President Obama and the First Lady move out of the White House in January, he plans to stay in Washington D.C. According to the L.A. Times, the 44th U.S. President has decided to lease a nine-bedroom mansion in one of Washington’s poshest neighborhoods. The estate, which sports a castle-like exterior, sits on a quarter-acre […]

KANYE WEST IS LOOKING FOR 1,200 INTERNS FOR YEEZY SEASON 3

   Kanye West’s untitled album is coming, along with the unveiling of his Yeezy Season 3 fashion collection. But, he needs some help… in the form of 1,200 extras for his upcoming sold-out show at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 11. The news broke on Friday, via an email blast sent out to select fans, […]

CEO OF NIKE GIVES ADVICE ON HOW TO LAND A JOB WITH THE COMPANY 

   The dream job for most sneakerheads would be working for Nike. But what does it take to land a job with the Swoosh? Well, here’s some tips to the man with likely the best answer: company CEO Mark Parker. In an interview with the Portland Business Journal, the Nike executive explains what the company […]

NEW YORK HAS JACK OFF BOXES???

If you’ve ever felt the urge to rub one out in the middle of your work day, Manhattan professionals can do so… thanks to a booth installed by London-based sex toy company Hot Octopuss. The company announced this week the launch of what they say is the world’s first “GuyFi” male stress relief booth in […]

HIRING MANAGERS TO TURN TO NEW DIVERSITY TECH

The New York Times reports that an emerging crop of apps and services are being developed for companies seeking to increase staff diversity. Part of a category of technology known as “People Ops Tech,” these apps and services are designed to leverage technology to mitigate bias from hiring and employment practices. [Related: [TechConneXt Summit] Hacking […]

6 VETERAN TIPS FOR MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS

When it comes to selecting the best marketing tactics for your small business, one of the best ways to learn is from those who have been extremely successful at it. BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Gwen Jimmere, CEO & founder of NATURALICIOUS, one of the fastest growing natural haircare brands in the U.S., to learn a few […]

THE FIVE THINGS THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE CREATING AN APP FOR YOUR BUSINESS

There is a saying—“There’s an app for that”—that has become applicable to small businesses as more seek to create their own mobile apps. There are also do-it-yourself application makers, such as Appmakr and ShoutEm. Appmakr is the largest do-it-yourself platform for creating native mobile apps for iPhone and Android devices, as well as HTML5 mobile […]

SOME OF THE BEST PLACES TO LIVE WHEN WORKING ABROAD

Recently, HSBC released its Expat Explorer: Balancing Life Abroad survey, which looks at the finances, career progression, and cultural experiences of over 20,000 expats across the world. [Related: Young Black Globetrotters Plan Volunteer Trip to Nepal] Whether you’re a serial expat or first-timer, the Balancing Life Abroad report includes helpful insights into why people choose to move abroad […]

EVENTBRITE, HYATT HOTELS AND CHILI’S GRILL ALL MAKE FORTUNE MAGAZINE’S TOP 100 BEST COMPANIES FOR WOMEN TO WORK LIST

Fortune magazine recently revealed its inaugural 100 Best Workplaces for Women. Thanks to “a bevy of perks, including 84 days of paid maternity leave, flexible scheduling, telecommuting options, and 26 days of paid time off,” wealth management firm TrueWealth came in at No. 1; due to its “atmosphere of mutual support and optimism, along with women holding […]

UNCF HAS A $50 MILLION INITIATIVE TO GET STUDENTS PREPARED FOR 21ST CENTURY JOBS

Lilly Endowment has committed $50 million to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to help the nonprofit launch the UNCF Career Pathways Initiative. Through this initiative, UNCF will award competitive grants to four-year historically black colleges and universities and predominantly black institutions (PBI) to help their students acquire the knowledge, preparation, insight, and skills needed […]

AFRICAN TECH STARTUP SCENE HAS BEEN SHOWING GREAT RESULTS

The tech startup scene has exploded on the African continent as recently evidenced at DEMO Africa, an annual conference focusing on startups. This year’s event, held in Lagos, Nigeria, just wrapped. More than 30 startups pitched their products and services to investors and marketers. Nigeria was most represented at the event with eight of the […]

JAMES BELL TO BE NAMED AS THE FIRST BLACK MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR APPLE

For the past three years, Black Enterprise has intensified the conversation around boardroom diversity with the release of its annual Registry of Corporate Directors list, which calls out the S&P 250 companies without at least one sitting African American on their board. While our research over the years shows that progress has been made, with […]