The National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO®) is proud to present the inaugural Hall of Fame Award to four of the most dynamic and significant women business owners in California. Each honoree is a trailblazer in her own right and they collectively reflect the legacy of power and success of the women’s business community [...]
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Janice Bryant Howroyd takes some time to give smart and heartfelt answers to Making It! TV’squestions about going global, working with family members and weathering challenges.
Janice will be joining honorary co-chairs Earvin “Magic” Johnson, chairman and CEO, Magic Johnson Enterprises and Debra Langford, vice president, diversity and inclusion, NBC Universal for NBMBAA’s 32nd Annual National Conference and Exposition. National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) is the nation’s largest professional African American conference and exposition. The conference, ‘BLINK: The Speed of Change [...]
CNBC Street Scenes ‘Jobs America’ anchor Melissa Francis on how the unemployment crisis is adding to the double dip fears, with Janice Bryant Howroyd, Act 1 Group CEO/founder.
Superstars of Small Business is a one-day educational event that will bring together five of the brightest entrepreneurs to share valuable lessons they’ve learned from starting a business and growing it to over $10 million annually.
“Several months ago, while in China, I took note of the particular consistency and pride of reference made by many Chinese… the USA is the largest developed nation and China is the largest developing nation. This is something that we’ve heard expressed here in the USA by economists, business persons and politicians as well, for some time. Here at home, we hear this from a position of lingering strength…hearing it away from home gives it a more impending meaning…”
Note: this blog post originally appeared on The Huffington Post Whenever I ask a job seeker what the top criteria are for the perfect job, I typically get a combination of career and lifestyle choices presented. Case in point: Last week, after a grueling session, I asked my under-30 trainer what her top five criteria [...]
“In today’s work culture, employees are highly valued when they have mobile skills and attitudes. Fresh out of school, you are expected to bring new, creative thought to your hiring company, regardless of where you start out working. Make yourself known right away as someone who has done homework on the company and is passionate about working there, not just getting a job.”
Recently, over 200,000 interim jobs have been putting hardworking Americans back to earning wages. The replacement of temporary workers versus permanent workers is giving companies a chance to rebuild without the added pressure of concern about having to make lay offs in case of another economic hiccup. So while it may seem like there are more Americans unemployed, there is a surge of short term jobs for people who are willing to take them.
“As President Obama delivered his State of the Union Address, Black Enterprise, in partnership with Walmart, hosted a forum to evaluate the economic and financial state of black America. Under the banner, ‘20/20 Vision: A Look Ahead at Black America in the Next Economic Boom,’ the event brought together business leaders, policy makers, economists and [...]