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3 Powerful Networking Tips

By Eddie D. Love  Spring has sprung and the summer solstice is rapidly approaching! I’m no meteorologist, but I’m almost certain that we’re in for another scorching hot summer here in the Queen City! You do know what that means, right?…

How To Improve Your Job Search

By Iris Hunter Are you currently looking for a job? If so, how has your job search experience been so far? Good? Bad? Okay? Well, if you are struggling to obtain a position then you are not alone since there are a vast amount of individuals who are also currently struggling with their job search.…

5 Ways to Fund a Business

By Justin Gaither As an entrepreneur, I’m often asked how I went from an idea to building and running a profitable venture. Having a great idea is exciting, but reality hits when you realize all the things you may need to get going: a website or mobile app, money for advertising and marketing, a team and maybe some financial and legal advice along the way.…

Cover Letter Writing: Do You Really Need A Cover Letter?

By Iris Hunter Yes, you really do need a cover letter? Why, you ask? Well, you need a cover letter mainly because it is an extension of your resume and it will inform a potential employer of additional information regarding your experience, skills and educational background so that he/she will be able to further determine if you are the best candidate for a specific position.…

15 Tips To Revamp Your Resume

By Iris Hunter Let me ask you a question. If you were given the chance to give your resume to an employer that was hiring for a more challenging and/or higher paying position would the document accurately portray your qualifications? If you answered “no” to this question, then you should consider scheduling a FREE consultation with a professional resume writer so that he/she can discuss ways to improve your resume, especially since having a professionally written resume is imperative to advancing your career.…

Tips to Make Networking Easier

By Sunny Jordan Did opportunity knock at your door this morning? I am almost certain that it didn’t. Opportunity did not knock at my door this morning. Instead, I knocked on the door of opportunity! If you want to make it happen you no longer can wait for an opportunity to find you.…

For Bank of America’s D. Steve Boland, Relocating to Charlotte is a Lot Like Coming Home

Now that Boland, managing director of consumer lending, is moving to Charlotte, we wanted to reach out and welcome this distinguished, committed African-American leader and his family to the Queen City. We recently spoke to Steve and wanted our readers to get to know more about this successful new member of our community.   Q: A few years ago, you were recognized by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the “75 Most Influential African Americans on Wall Street.”…