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A tech company in Virginia continues to face backlash after using discriminatory wording in an ad for a job opening. Cynet Systems, a $51 million-dollar company based in Ashburn, Virginia, recently posted an ad on LinkedIn seeking an individual to fill a mid-senior-level business development position. Twitter user Helena McCabe initially posted the job listing,…

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Rolling out recently attended the People of Color Career Fair in Minneapolis, where we talked with the state’s chief inclusion officer, James Burroughs. Burroughs shared some keen insight on his role in making sure there’s diversity and inclusion when the state makes hiring decisions, and also what they’re looking for in potential candidates. He also…

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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…

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The start of 2017, will be hard as retail giant Macy’s announces plans of store closures and employee layoffs. Macy’s announced that sales dropped 2.1 percent in November and December compared to last year. The company cited changes in consumer behavior and the current challenges in the retail industry. According to business analytics organization the…

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Burgeoning Chicago emcee Chance The Rapper has been tapped to headline the 2014 Verge Campus Tour, which is set to kick off on September 26 at Cal Poly Pomona in Pomona, California In addition to Chance, other acts scheduled to appear for selected dates include Jason Derulo, Young & Sick, Kygo, and Sweater Beats. Tour…

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Trump Plaza to close

Atlantic City, NJ has been a tourist destination for well over a century. Now the city is getting ready for a heavy round of lost jobs. According to Trump Entertainment Resorts, Trump Plaza casino will close its doors. The company announced that over 1,000 letters will go out to employees warning that they will be…

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  The current crisis over immigration may impact low income blacks the most. The question has to be asked; where are these new immigrants going to work? Blacks historically have been some of the main workers of low-end jobs but with the influx of a new immigrant workforce, these jobs will become more scarce. The…

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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…

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  Hip-Hop is once again doing something good in the ‘hood. This past Wednesday (April 9) hip-hop artist, actor and philanthropist, Common held a press conference to announce his foundation’s alliance with Donda’s House Inc., and the Chicago Urban league to create a jobs initiative program and music festival created specifically for the youth of…

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Lee Daniel’s The Butler wiped the floor with its competition over the Aug. 16-18 weekend, raking in critical acclaim along $25 million to help Oprah Winfrey and Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker take the top spot from its vanquished competition, Kick-Ass 2 and Ashton Kutcher’s Jobs.  Celebrities raved over the film about a longtime White House butler who…

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Ashton Kutcher is on a momentous ride that is picking up even more steam after positive pre-release critiques of his starring role in Jobs, the movie about the ingenious technical revolutionary Steve Jobs who took a beleaguered Apple Inc. into homes in ways never before fathomable. He is also the star of the hit sitcom…

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Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Josh Gad, J.K. Simmons, Annika Bertea   Steve Jobs, a creative genius by all estimates, was the co-founder , chairman and CEO of Apple Inc. Tackling the life story of this business maverick is not a task to be undertaken lightly, but Ashton Kutcher more than meets the challenge in the title…

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