For African American & Black People

At DiversityJobs, we know that people who identify as African American or Black bring a wealth of skills, ability and drive to the workforce. Our employers know your value and are looking for people like you.

At DiversityJobs, we know that people who identify as African American or Black bring a wealth of skills, ability and drive to the workforce. Our employers know your value and are looking for people like you.

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the facts
23 %
of African American and Black people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or higher 1
1 in 4
African American and Black people are members of Generation Z 1
10 %
of African American and Black people in the U.S. are foreign born 1

Featured Articles

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May 26, 2022
Wage Gap With Black Women
In 1962, the iconic, notorious and celebrated civil rights leader Malcolm X stated that the most unprotected person in America is the Black woman. When he made that statement, Black women experienced every degradation imaginable in the United States. Progressivism or logic would suggest that things have improved for Black women. Sadly, that’s not actually […]
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May 10, 2022
Best Work from Home Jobs in 2022
The definition of a work environment has changed in the days since the 2020 Coronavirus global outbreak and lockdown. More remote job opportunities and ‘work from home’ jobs, aka WFH, are available for potential hires. If you are looking to start a career learning path to prepare for employment opportunities, or you want to specialize […]
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March 9, 2022
Here’s Why Black Employees Thrive in a Work from Home Environment
With remote work becoming the new normal for most companies, employees recognize the overall benefits of working from home– like having more time to spend with family and less time commuting, for example. However, for many Black employees, working from home has meant something different– the chance to work in an environment that’s free of […]
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February 24, 2022
How To Use Diversity To Your Advantage in the Job Search
In recent years, organizations have been looking to hire diverse candidates in order to portray a strong global outlook in a workforce made up of various different ethnicities, races, sexes, and religions.   Companies understand how important it is to have diversity within their organizations, as it provides different perspectives and a large pool of unique talents […]
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September 30, 2020
Diversity Initiatives Are Leaving Black Women Behind
You can publicly commit yourself to diversity in the workplace, put it in writing on social media, hire diversity officers, and shuttle tens of thousands of dollars into “diversity initiatives,” but if you don’t understand the complexities of creating an inclusive workplace, you’re not going to get any return on your investment.   That’s probably […]
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June 8, 2020
As We Protest Racism in the Streets, We Must Also Address It in the Workplace
We cannot pretend that institutional racism doesn’t exist when we see repeated violence and hatred against Black Americans. And we cannot pretend that same racism doesn’t spill over into all American institutions, including the workplace. Right now, Americans in all 50 states are protesting the long history of police brutality against Black men and women […]
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October 7, 2011
Black Professional Singer Finds His Calling Connecting with Audience Through Song
Have you ever considered a career as a professional performer? In this interview, Milton Davis shares his story of how he went from singing in the church choir, to making a living as a professional musician and singer. He shares the ups and downs of living on a fluctuating salary, and explains how he has […]
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February 24, 2022
How To Turn Diversity Into a Career Advantage
In today’s world, the term ‘diversity’ refers to a having wide array of beliefs, behaviors, and backgrounds. However, if you go back to just a few years ago, you’ll see that many employers believed that all issues related to workplace diversity could be resolved if a company simply looked more diverse. This is why many […]
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February 24, 2022
Disclosing Race and Gender in Job Applications?
Unfortunately, many job searchers in America have either experienced or witnessed at least a slight degree of racism or gender bias in the workforce and hiring process. To those who have experienced this kind of prejudice first-hand, it often might seem like a good idea to sound like a ‘white male’ in their resumes. This results in […]
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February 24, 2022
How Diversity Can Help (and Hurt) Your Resume
During a job interview, asking a candidate questions related to their ethnic, social, cultural, or religious background is a big no-no. So, no matter where you are from, being openly discriminated against during a job interview is unlikely. Companies understand the legal implications of such discrimination, and interviewers are trained to treat all job applicants […]
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) was launched nationwide in October 1987 as a way to connect and unite individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues while raising awareness for those issues. Over the past 30+ years, much progress has been made to support domestic violence victims and survivors, to hold abusers accountable, and to create and update legislation to further those goals.
LGBTQIA+ History Month
LGBTQ+ History Month is in October, and each year we mark it with spectacular events celebrating the history and achievements of the LGBTQ+ community. When the observance was started, it mainly served as a call to action for the movement and its prosperity. But over the years, LGBTQ+ History Month has evolved into a national collaborative effort to bring extraordinary figures from the LGBTQ+ community into the spotlight.
National Career Development Month
November is national career development month. Established by the National Career Development Agency the month-long awareness campaign encourages career development professionals to celebrate career development. The National Career Development Association (NCDA) provides professional development, publications, standards, and advocacy to practitioners and educators who inspire and empower individuals to achieve their career and life goals.