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Losing your job is painful. There are many days when you may feel discouraged because the job market is complicated and the competition for jobs is fierce. In order to get through a period of unemployment, it’s important to use whatever resources you can to stay motivated.


Try these tips to boost your motivation while you search for a new job:


1. Utilize the power of the internet. Save time and money! Many tasks that will help you get a job are activities you can do more efficiently online.

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By Ryan Velez

It’s no secret that Black teen unemployment is a chronic issue in the U.S. At 31.2%, this rate is 6 times higher than the national average. Many are quick to point to the skill gap as a reason for this and a lack of Black graduates qualified in high demand fields like computer science and engineering. However, one professor has come to Black Enterprise, suggesting that this isn’t the reason at all. Dr. Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at the New School,

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Idris Elba

Idris Elba wasn’t an overnight, Hollywood success. He had to work while pursuing his dream like most folks. 

The “No Good Deed” actor worked the night shift at a former job at a Ford factory in England, he revealed to New York Times Magazine.

Elba believes his hard work before making it big is what makes him the dedicated and talented actor that his fans see today.

“I find that a lot of actors who are good and open to challenges have lived a full life,” he said.  “When you walk int

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