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Sep 02nd

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If only they knew me: Informational interviews improve your job prospects

“I’m good at what I do. I’m always on time, I never call in sick. My manager gave me great reviews. But now I can’t find a job. If someone would just agree to meet me, I know they would want to hire me. How do I get noticed?”

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Report finds silent economic depression for people of color

(NNPA) - A new report concludes that the current economic recession is being experienced as a depression by people of color.
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Black-owned Liberty Bank to participate in Treasury Department's Capital Purchase Program

NEW ORLEANS (NNPA) - Liberty Bank customers are about to reap the benefits of a new federally sponsored capital funds program. Liberty Bank, the third-largest African American-owned bank in United States, recently announced that it has received approval to participate in the U.S. Treasury Department’s TARP Capital Purchase Program.
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What immigrants and new citizens should know about social security numbers

Whether you are a new U.S. citizen or a noncitizen with authorization to work in this country, you need to apply for a Social Security card and number in order to work in the United States.


While most American citizens now have Social Security cards issued at birth, a noncitizen applying for his or her first Social Security card or number must prove identity, age and citizenship.
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Looking for work? You may need to break a few rules

Looking for work? You may need to break a few rules

If you are looking for work right now, I am interested in hearing from you. Please write to me with your questions, and let me know how your job search is progressing.

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New data exposes dramatic racial discrimination in U.S. advertising industry

NEW YORK, NY  --- An exhaustive new study of America's advertising industry released last week has found dramatic levels of racial discrimination throughout the industry. Bias against African American professionals was found in pay, hiring, promotions, assignments, and other areas.

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Weigh opportunities on all levels: Title isn’t everything

Weigh opportunities on all levels: Title isn’t everything

Raz lost his job when his company closed two months ago.  Now he has two offers on the table.  One is a management position, which would be a promotion; the other is a lateral move.  Should Raz accept the promotion?  Not necessarily. 

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