Subway manager fired after denying teenager a job because she is Black

A fast food manager was fired due to her racist antics. The incident occurred at a Houston-area Subway, according to WTVM. Katelyn Simmons, 17, wanted to use her summer break as a way to earn extra money before entering her senior year in high school. Simmons filled out a job application and left it with an […]

Woman loses job after her racist rant against Black man goes viral (video)

A Connecticut’s woman’s racist rant caught in a grocery store has gone viral and the repercussions came quick. The incident at a ShopRite is shocking given the language used and the fact that the woman’s two small children were present. Corinne Terrone was identified by the Hartford Courant as a secretary in the Hamden school […]

Tough times for HBCUs; accreditation in jeopardy

A financial and academic crisis has struck the campus of one of the oldest institutions of higher learning among the nation’s treasured Historically Black Colleges and Universities. It was announced on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at the most recent meeting of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges in New Orleans that […]

McDonald’s is hiring large number of employees

McDonald’s Restaurants Expect to Hire 250,000 People this Summer Puts a new spin on reaching job seekers through modern recruitment tools like Snapchat June 12, 2017 – With summer around the corner, McDonald’s and its independent franchisees are gearing up to hire approximately 250,000 restaurant employees across the U.S. More than half of the hires […]

9 tips to help Black men find work in 2015

Every day provides an opportunity to do better than the day before. The new year always brings with it resolutions on how to improve, and getting money and finding work that we enjoy is almost always at the top of the list. Read through the following tips and apply them on your journey. Create your […]

St. Louis man stole $100,000 from his employer to pay for a stripper

A man in St. Louis fell in love with a stripper and stole more than$100,000 from his employer to keep that stripper happy. According to reports by St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kevin Dowell, 37, took the money from FKG Oil. From 2010 until 2013, Dowell stole the money and used it to support his relationship with […]

10 cities where college graduates are most likely to find a job

Nearly one million college graduates from across the nation are entering the job market. But jumping into a new phase of life can be scary without proper planning. When seeking job opportunities, it’s important for recent grads to put themselves in a position to find employment and live in a city where they can meet […]

New York bakery fined $25,000 because applicant is black and ‘scary’

The owners of Framboise Patisserie in Queens, NY were fined $25,000 for discriminating against a black woman seeking employment. According to reports, Jamilah DaCosta attempted to get a job at Framboise Patisserie when she was discriminated against by co-owner Patty Meimetea. During the interview in 2011, Meimetea told DaCosta that she couldn’t hire her as […]

HR Executive Ivan Crosling Breaks the Code to Help You Network Your Way to Employment

Ivan Crosling is the first to admit that volunteering pays off.  The association director of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources proved he had the necessary leadership skills and talents to lead the organization. Having a strong background in human resources with a specialty in diversity awareness and recruitment and placement and […]

Georgia State University Ranks No. 1 in Graduating Black Students

Georgia State University outpaced every college in America to become the top school to graduate blacks in the nation, according to a report from Diverse Issues in Higher Education. The downtown-based Atlanta school awarded 1,262 degrees to black Americans in  2012, surpassing every HBCU school, including Florida A&M University and North Carolina A&T State University. […]

UPS Will Hire 55,000 Holiday Employees: 5 Top Companies Looking for Workers

With the gift-giving season fast approaching, UPS has announced it intends to hire a staggering 55,000 additional employees to handle the anticipated increase in package delivery volume. The temporary jobs that UPS will be filling include driver helpers, package sorters, loaders and unloaders, the company said. UPS anticipates its busiest shipping day will be Thursday, […]

Do You Have the Skills to Be an Astronaut? Starting Salary … $141,715

“Creativity. Ambition. Teamwork. A sense of daring. And a probing mind. That’s what it takes to join NASA, one of the best places to work in the federal government.” NASA is looking for a few good men and women to fill entry-level positions in their Houston-based space program. The U.S.  federal government’s jobs website  posted […]

Social Media No Longer for Play; It’s for Work!

With the digital divide between blacks and whites experiencing a steady decline in the past decade, most African Americans now have access to the Internet and computers.  In fact, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 7 in 10 blacks use social networking sites, while only six in 10 whites do the same.  […]