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Power through fashion
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Power through fashion
Berlhey Narcisse always had an interest in fashion and empowering women through this medium. Her business, BÈL Monique, is a digital magazine for black women, packaged as a “workshop and editorial experience of a lifetime.” It’s a platform that focuses on featuring and uplifting everyday women, including the readers themselves.
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Electrician duo scales up
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Electrician duo scales up
Dorchester resident Paul Gray had worked for United Electrical for seven years before he started Outkast Electrical Contractors, Inc. in 1996 with his cousin, Kevin Scarlett, also a former United Electrical employee.
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Funding your new business
It costs money to start a business. Funding your business is one of the first — and most important — financial choices most business owners make. How you choose to fund your business could affect how you structure and run your business.
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Jobs: Getting back in the workforce? Don’t let these thoughts derail you
You’ve been out of the working world for a while. Whether you took some time off to travel or stayed home for a few years to raise a family, you’re finally ready to pack up that briefcase, polish up your resume, and make your grand entrance back into the workforce.
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Canton-based home care agency named MBE of the year by U.S. SBA
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Canton-based home care agency named MBE of the year by U.S. SBA
Madan earned her master’s degree in dietetics and public health nutrition in New Delhi, India and had always been a natural caretaker, but she said some critics didn’t think she would be able to succeed in running her own non-medical, private home care agency.
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Dorchester’s Juice and Jazz Cafe provides nurturing meals and culture
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Dorchester’s Juice and Jazz Cafe provides nurturing meals and culture
Codman Square’s Juice and Jazz Cafe is approaching its one-year anniversary of serving freshly made sandwiches, salads, juices, coffee and smoothies in the neighborhood.
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Jobs: Stand out when applying for administrative assistant jobs
Doing your best to stand out during the application process is recommended regardless of what sort of position you’re applying for. But, it becomes straight up necessary when you’re tossing your hat into the ring for an administrative assistant job.
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Jobs: Cover letter 2.0
We all have the same thought when we sit down to start writing a cover letter: “Does anybody even read these things anymore?”
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Supporting small business
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Supporting small business
The Boston City Council Committee on Small Business and Consumer Affairs held a hearing last Tuesday at the Bruce C. Bolling Building on the opportunities and challenges facing small businesses in the city such as access to capital, equitable liquor license distribution and navigating the permitting process.
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Vintage style revival
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Vintage style revival
Stepping into L’accent boutique in Brookline is like going back in time. Billie Holiday’s crooning voice plays softly in the background, racks of dramatic full-skirted and caped dresses, two-piece suits, pillbox hats, and fascinators line the shelves and pictures of Luna Joachim’s designs are placed all over the walls.
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Holding it down
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Holding it down
On Thursday, April 5, Michelle Obama, Nely Galán, Raquel Eatmon and a number of other female leaders addressed a crowd of 3,400 attendees at the 39th annual Simmons Leadership Conference. The all-day event featured speakers, panels and workshops to equip women with both the motivation and the practical skills to succeed in a world often poised against them.
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Increasing bidding opportunities
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Increasing bidding opportunities
More than 40 minority and women-owned businesses showcased their products and services last thursday at a supplier diversity and procurement fair attended by more than 150 businesses and organized by CRRC MA, the North American regional corporation of the world’s largest railcar builder.
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