(Wall Street Journal) — Need entry-level talent? Be prepared to pay a little more this year than you did last. The average salary offer for bachelor’s degree graduates rose 6% in 2011 to $51,171, according to a new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Some newly minted degree holders, however, will cost [...]
(Black Enterprise) — In hindsight, life often appears to unfold as a series of chapters, with each one building to a climax that forever changes someone. Richard Jeanty’s transformative moment arrived in the form of a pink slip when he was terminated from his position as a program director at a New York City nonprofit. “I was [...]
(TheLoop21) — By now, you’ve heard the mantra from President Obama “pass this jobs bill,“ which he’s echoed no less than a thousand times throughout September to numerous voting constituencies, in the front and back yards of his political opponents and across every social media platform worth mentioning. Much of the money in the American Jobs Act bill is slated [...]
(Daily Finance) — The Big Day has come and gone. Apple (AAPL) wowed some and disappointed quite a few morein announcing not an iPhone 5, but the less-inspiring 4S. The iSkeptics can say what they like; chances are that many of you reading this aregoing to upgrade. (After all, Apple sold roughly 20 million iPhones last quarter [...]
by Lauren DeLisa Coleman Time for the third installment in my profile series on cool African-American females who are fellow colleagues with me in the tech space. The first two, as you may recall, hailed from the prominent hallways of Google and Microsoft. But lest you think we only exist in the corporate world, I’ve [...]
The continent of Africa has produced some of the most compelling global leaders and power players. But many cannot count youth as an asset. A few however can. Recently, Forbes magazine came up with a list of the youngest power players in Africa. From entrepreneurs to financial wizards to controversial politicians, the continent boasts a [...]
By Charlotte Young While the historic US civil war may have ended hundreds of years ago, Texas governor and presidential candidate Rick Perry’s battle with racial insensitivity is only beginning. Last weekend he raised eyebrows when the news discovered that the name “Niggerhead” appeared on an old Texas hunting camp his family used to lease. [...]
by Cynthia Wright Tuesday came and went with no sign of the stalemate between the league and basketball players coming to an end. With neither side able to reach a decision, the season’s pre-season games have been canceled. Along with that, the league will lose approximately $200 million dollars before the season officially starts. On [...]
What started with reality TV ended in tragedy.
Fans, don’t hold your breath.