This month, filmmaker Lee Daniels will deliver remarks at Savannah
College’s fall commencement ceremony. His 2001 film, Monster’s Ball,
marked him the first African American producer of an Academy
Award-nominated and -winning film. During the ceremony, Daniels will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.
It’s time for the year-end performance reviews. While it is great to
receive a glowing nod from your boss, even a negative review can be a
tool in helping you build your career. Turn a bad review into something
positive by taking action to work on your faults.
Freelancers face a different set of challenges than other employees, and
they must often be their own marketers, motivators and bosses. It is
easy for productivity to slip, but these tips will get any freelancer
back on track.
Maya Harris, former vice president and officer of the board of trustees at the Ford Foundation, has joined the Center for American Progress as a senior fellow to work with the organization’s economic policy team, Project 2050, as well as its new initiative, Fair Shot.
New year, new resume. As 2014 approaches it might be a good idea to dust
off your resume and update it. There are just some things that might
keep you from standing out from the pile of resumes companies receive.