Month: February 2021

Networking Presence

By Chi Chi Okezie A great deal of networking involves both verbal and nonverbal communication. Sharing ideas, connecting with others and establishing a personal brand are key factors to being successful. Whether you are attending an in-person or virtual event,…

What are microaggressions?

Microaggressions—comments or actions that subtly and often unconsciously or unintentionally invalidate, discriminate against or show prejudice toward people based on race, religion, gender identity or sexual orientation—are endured by many employees on a daily basis, according to Aaron Barth, founder…

Different Ways to Support Black-Owned Businesses

Supporting black-owned businesses can help build relationships and boost community morale. With that said, what are some ways to show love to the businesses you love?  Below are thirteen ways to celebrate and support black-owned businesses:  · Start With Visibility—One of my…

OBDC seeks to hire an office assistant

The Ohio Business Development Center is looking to immediately hire a part-time office assistant. Duties include: answering phones, greeting customers, maintaining client files, and updating electronic calendar.  The hours are 1 to 5 pm Monday – Thursday.  Please send resumes to rbarber@ohbdc.org