Every Wednesday come here for the latest career tips, advice, and wisdom from professionals and fellow students of color!
October 18, 2017
Focus on These 4 Successful Mindsets to Rise to the Top
As a prospective or emerging young professional, having a mindset of success is the key to having a successful career! Check out the four mindsets you should have to rise to the top!
Your Coworkers Are Not Your Friends
As a new young professional, navigating any work environment can be tricky as you are learning the ropes. Forming relationships with your coworkers can also be tricky as you are trying to find a balance between professionalism and potential friendship. Check out this article on how to engage with your coworkers in a professional way!
October 11, 2017
Work Smarter, Not Harder: 4 Ways to Slay Your Day
Is the 9 to 5 getting to you? Are you struggling with how to manage your time throughout the work day? Check out the 4 ways to slay your work day!
September 27, 2017
Why You Shouldn’t Run Your Job Search Based on Titles Alone
Are you currently searching for jobs? Well, we want to set you up for success by not limiting yourself to looking for jobs by job titles. Check out this article to discover how to search for jobs based on your skills, accomplishments and passions!
September 13, 2017
What People See When You Send a LinkedIn Request and Why It Matters
With the new changes to LinkedIn, things can be a little confusing, especially when sending request to people. Have you ever wondered what people see when you send a LinkedIn request? Check out this article on what happens when you send an invitation request!
September 6, 2017
5 Things To Do Before A Networking Event
Are you attending a networking event soon? We want you to prepared! Check out these tips on the things you should do before a networking event!
August 30, 2017
11 Skills, Traits and Qualities That Are Great to Have on Your Resume Now
When was the last time you updated your resume? Well, the perfect time to do so is now! Check out this article to get skills, traits, and qualities that may be missing from your resume!
August 23, 2017
11 Ways To Be Your More Authentic Self At Work
Have you ever felt the need to cover up who you really are in the workplace? Are you struggling with how you can be your authentic self in a professional environment? Check out this article on 11 ways to be your authentic self in the workplace!
August 16, 2017
How to Discuss Your Career Change Goals (Without Feeling Awkward)
Trying to break into a career field that you have never been in? Are you working in a career field that you would like to switch out of? Check out these tips on how to change careers and enter new careers!
August 9, 2017
What to Do Before Your Internship Ends
Now that the summer is winding down, summer internships are ending too! Here are some tips on the things every intern should do before their last day!
August 2, 2017
The Unexpected Perks of Layoffs and Other Career Insights
Hear from Faith Cummings, an Online Beauty, Bridal, Fashion & Lifestyle Journalist, and Blogger in NYC, who is sharing her career insights on everything from finding a job as a new grad to helpful tips on moving to a new city!
July 26, 2017
Four Career Tips for College Students
Looking for some general career tips as a college student? Well, we got you covered! Check out this article on four career tips for college students!
July 19, 2017
How to Craft the Perfect Elevator Pitch
Want to master how to talk about your skills in less than a minute? Want tips on how to impress someone with your elevator pitch? Check out this article on how to prepare your best elevator pitch to land you the job you want!
July 12, 2017
Create Your Career: 6 Ways to Stand Out at Work
Congratulations! You landed your first job! Looking for ways to make a good impression but not sure the best way to do it? Check out this article on the 6 ways to stand out at your job!
July 5, 2017
How to Build a Professional Online Presence
It is no secret that your online presence proceeds you before a prospective employer has the chance to interview you. Check out this article on ways you can build a professional online presence!
June 28, 2017
How To Have The Best Business Card In The Room
In need of some professional business cards? Need some ideas on how to design them? Check out this article on how to have a memorable business card!
June 21, 2017
The 10 Things Recent Grads Must Do To Thrive in Their New Job
Just recently graduated? Landed a job already? Congratulations on all of your success! Check out these need-to-know tips as you begin your career and position yourself to continue to thrive throughout your professional journey!
June 14, 2017
What Do Hiring Managers Look For?
Applying to jobs or internships? Are you trying to catch the attention of a hiring manager? Here are some tips on the things that hiring managers are looking for in resumes and cover letters!
June 7, 2017
Trust Yourself: Your Inner Voice is Your Career Expert
The best career expert is YOU! When applying to jobs or internships, sometimes we take what is given to us. But if that happens, we risk becoming who others think we are. Ask yourself these two questions. What does this mean in the search for a job or career you love? What can you do to find meaningful work YOU want to do?
May 31, 2017
May 24, 2017
5 Career Gems That Obama Dropped at the University of Chicago
Who else can give you great career advice besides the former president himself, Barack Obama? Check out these five gems that Obama dropped!
May 17, 2017
5 Ways to Become a Successful Student Leader on your Campus
Are you a rising leader on campus, or in your community? Need inspiration for overcoming challenges, inside and outside of the office? Check out this article on how to become a successful student leader at your college campus!
May 10, 2017
Young Black Professionals Can Learn From This Wall Street Titan’s Winning Strategy
In need of some professional advice from a career veteran? Here are some words of wisdom on what it takes to achieve professional success in today's world from Raymond J. McGuire, global head of corporate and investment banking at Citigroup!
May 3, 2017
How To Nail Your First Week At A New Job
Are you starting a new job? Starting a new job is never easy and we want to make sure you have the keys to be successful! You only get one chance to make a good first impression—so make it count!
April 26, 2017
How To Shut Down "Microaggressions" At Work
Are you entering the workforce very soon as a person of color? We want you to be equipped on how to handle situations where you may be the only person of color in a work environment and face microaggressions. Check out this article on how to shut down microaggressions in the workplace.
April 19, 2017
The Best Way to Ask for A Job Reference and Impress Hiring Managers
Are you in the process of applying for jobs and internships? Are you looking for the perfect way to ask your former boss, colleagues, or mentors for references? Check out this article on the best ways to ask for a job reference!
April 12, 2017
How To Stay Positive When Your Job Search Is Dragging You Down
Looking for jobs as a graduating senior can be very discouraging but we got you covered! Remember to always stay positive and practice self care!
April 5, 2017
6 Powerful Communication Tips From Some of the World’s Best Interviewers
Are you nervous about that interview coming up? Check out this article on the most powerful communication tips to take with you to your next interview!
March 29, 2017
Get Paid What You're Worth
Are you a graduating senior? Are you in the process of securing a job after graduation? Thinking about negotiating with a perspective employer for a higher salary? Check out this article on ways to get paid what you are worth!
March 22, 2017
You Are Only As Strong As Your Network
Are you looking for techniques to improve your network as an emerging professional? Check out this article from a recent college graduate of color, Kwynn Riley, on the three types of networking that exist!
March 15, 2017
Are you going to a networking event or an interview soon? Do you want to distinguish yourself from the competition? Check out this article on how to present your best self at professional events.
March 8, 2017
Reach Your Fullest Potential
In honor of International Women's Day, Diversity Exchange wants to take some time out to celebrate all of the women around the world that constantly sacrifice their needs daily for those around them and for the advancement of society! Women, we acknowledge you, we see you, and we celebrate you!