Career

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How Dr. Darlene Lee is Bridging the Gap in Business Culture

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Dr. Darlene Lee, chief executive officer of Darling Communications, is inspiring change by promoting male mentoring as a key strategy for advancing women in the workplace 
Interview by LaTonya Irby, Editor-in-Chief | Career and Influence | Thursday, September 1, 2016

Numerous studies have reported

Gloria Mayfield Banks on Career Success

Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks Mary Kay Seminar


Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks on Her Purpose, Her Mission and Being Named #1 in Mary Kay Cosmetics History 
by VERGE Staff | Career | Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Dr. Gloria Mayfield Banks is an internationally renowned motivational success strategist and sales trainer who is living out her purpose and mission to “teach ordinary people how to live extraordinary lives.” …

The Business of Grooming Men

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How L.A.'s First Male Nail Salon: Hammer & Nails is Finding Success with an Underserved Market
by VERGE Staff | Career | Monday, June 1, 2015

Award-winning Hollywood scribe Michael Elliot has found new success in the most unlikely industry, male nail care. His groundbreaking salon, Hammer & Nails | Hand & Foot Grooming Shop

Author Natalie K. Hodge

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Ivy League Grad Explains Why 'Your BUT is Not an Asset' in Her New Book: "The Biggest But in the World"
by VERGE Staff | Career | Monday, June 1, 2015

Former Ivy Leaguer and up-and-coming screenwriter departs from her Hollywood hustle to pen a hilarious and wonderfully helpful book about BUTS. …

Career Tips for College Grads

Savvy Book release November 8 2014 KINDLE


20 Practical Tips for Millennials to Close the Gender Pay Gap @ Work
by VERGE Staff | Career | Tuesday, May 12, 2015

For the one million women graduating from college this summer, Thorne Connelly Publishing has released a new book, SAVVY! The Young Woman’s Guide to Career Success, that offers practical advice on setting yourself up for success in the business world.

Inspiring Women to Live Their Destiny

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Cancer Survivor Inspires Women to Overcome Professional Challenges
by VERGE Staff | Career | Thursday, April 30, 2015

Early in life, Donna Christian had big hopes and dreams of future success. Unfortunately, years of chronic illness and eventually being diagnosed with ovarian cancer challenged her ability to fully achieve her life goals. …

Career Profiles: Julia M. Brown, CPO

Julia M. Brown Career Profiles


Carnival Corporation Names Julia M. Brown to Newly Created Role
by VERGE Staff |  Career Profiles | Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest travel and leisure company, recently named Julia M. Brown to the newly created role of Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) overseeing strategic sourcing and supplier relationship management.

Organize Your Workspace

Organize your workspace


What Your Work Desk Says About You  
by VERGE Staff | Career | Thursday, January 29, 2015

Having a cluttered desk may not be a bad thing, according to a new survey from OfficeTeam, a leading staffing service specializing in the placement of highly skilled administrative professionals. …

Mom Duo Launches New Venture

Mom Duo Ayanna Smith and Melody Jackson


Mom Duo Launches ‘War on Boredom’ With New Purpose-Driven Venture  
by VERGE Editorial Staff |  Career | Thursday, October 2, 2014 

Many research studies on women in business have reported that female entrepreneurs are not only on the rise, but they are also more likely to be motivated by a strong sense of purpose when developing their businesses.

Considering a Career in Hotel Management

Hotel Spa and Health Management Career


International School of Hotel Management is Providing Students With Real World Experience in Spa and Health Management Services  
by VERGE Staff |  Career | Tuesday, July 22, 2014 

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management has launched a new specialization in Spa and Health Management focused on the business and operational aspects of spa and health management, health and aesthetics, spa medicine and hotel spa services. 

What's Your Career Strategy?

Courtney Rhodes Brandista Guide


Entrepreneur Courtney Rhodes on Achieving Career Success
Through Personal Branding

by LaTonya Irby, Editor-in-Chief | Career | Thursday, July 10, 2014 

Do you feel like you’re stuck in a professional rut? Are you looking for new ways to become highly motivated to do the job you already have? …

Getting Real About Work

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New Study Says Close to Half of Female Professionals in America Are “Hanging on by a Thread”
by VERGE Staff | Career | Wednesday, June 11, 2014 

A new research study named the Getting Real About Women and Work Survey, shows that of 1,000 American women polled, 70% admit that they actually do not believe they have all the things they want and need to make them happy. …

Launch Your Business in 90 Days

Launch The critical 90 days from idea to market


Learn the Three Phases of a Successful Business Launch 
by VERGE Staff | Career | Thursday, May 15, 2014 

Every entrepreneur wants to launch a successful business but often struggles with how to bring their idea from inception to fruition. In "LAUNCH!: The Critical 90 Days from Idea to Market"

Women Business Owners

Women Starting New Businesses


Women Flexing Their Economic Muscle, Starting More than 1,200 New Businesses Per Day, According to New Research    
by VERGE Staff | Career | Monday, March 31, 2014 

Women are starting 1,288 (net) new businesses per day, which is double the rate from only three years ago, according to the

Diversity in Demand

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Employment Demands Rise for Women and Minorities    
by VERGE Staff | Career | Wednesday, March 12, 2014 

The 
Professional Diversity Network (PDN) develops and operates online networks created to serve diverse professionals in the U.S. by providing them with access to employment opportunities. …

Coping with Employment Discrimination

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What We Want from Work and What We Actually Get   
by LaTonya Irby, Editor-in-Chief | Career | Tuesday, January 21, 2014 

One of the main reasons we go to work is to provide happiness and security for ourselves and for our families. Everyone wants to experience the feelings of having job security, good pay and opportunities to advance. …

Common Job Interview Mistakes

African American business woman


Nearly Half of Employers Know if a Candidate is a Good Fit Within the First Five Minutes   
by VERGE Staff | Career | Friday, January 17, 2014 

When it comes to a job interview, the first few minutes may be the most crucial. A new survey from CareerBuilder finds that nearly half (49 percent) of employers know within the first five minutes of an interview whether a candidate is a good or bad fit for the position, and 87 percent know within the first 15 minutes.

Stress Top Workforce Issue

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U.S. Employers Rank Stress as Top Workforce Risk Issue   
by VERGE Staff | Work and Health | Thursday, December 19, 2013 

Stress is the number one workforce risk issue, ranking above physical inactivity and obesity, according to a recent survey conducted by global professional services company Towers Watson, and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH). 

Entrepreneurship and Job Success

Entrepreneurship and Success


Business Start-ups Becoming More Popular Among College Grads
by Ma'Isha Thompson | Career | Thursday, October 10, 2013 

In recent years, the pursuit of entrepreneurial businesses has become a popular source of revenue for recent college graduates. With the downturn of the economy, many graduates are having a hard time finding a job working for an employer that would help them to gain and maintain financial stability. …

Quit Your Job Successfully


Do You Have a Professional Exit Strategy?
by LaTonya Irby, Editor-in-Chief | Career | Tuesday, January 1, 2013


People leave their jobs for a variety of reasons, including a lack of advancement opportunities, wanting more money, or simply because they are unhappy. According to the U.S. …

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