• Pivotal Moves
  • Twitter Hires Candi Castleberry Singleton As New VP of Diversity and Inclusion

    A few months after Jeffrey Siminoff left his position as VP of diversity and inclusion at Twitter, the company has brought on Candi Castleberry Singleton to lead Twitter’s diversity efforts. “I’m so excited to join the team at Twitter to lead inclusion and diversity efforts for employees and the Twitter community,” Castleberry Singleton said in Read More »

  • Corporate News
  • The Executive Leadership Council Helps Secure More than 150 CEOs to Make Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

    A group of more than 150 CEOs from some of the world’s leading companies have signed on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. By signing on to this commitment, CEOs are pledging to take action to cultivate a workplace where Read More »

  • From The Magazine
  • A Practical LinkedIn Strategy to Help You Build an Influential Brand – By David A. McKnight

    Although everyone talks about the speed, reach and impact of social media marketing, relatively few people translate that talk into an effective communications strategy – a strategy to help them build their brands, fast-track their careers, reach new customers, recruit talented employees or become influencers in their industries. A prime example of an under-utilized social Read More »

  • From The Magazine
  • Suited Up!

    In today’s society, image is everything. The way we present ourselves speak volumes so we should always be mindful of what that looks like. African American men have been perceived a certain way despite the many inroads and accomplishments they have made. Many can’t seem to escape the image that has been portrayed and oftentimes Read More »

  • In The Next Issue of PIVOT
  • Orlando Ashford Featured Cover Story – C-Suite Issue of PIVOT Magazine

    Orlando Ashford, President of Holland America Line and Board Chair of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) appears on the cover of the May issue of PIVOT Magazine. In this issue, Ashford discussed his career trajectory and his current role with the ELC. Additionally, Ashford and other C-Suite Executives give their best career advice to PIVOT Read More »

  • Pivotal Moves
  • TRACI OTEY BLUNT NAMED PRESIDENT OF RLJ ENTERTAINMENT’S URBAN MOVIE CHANNEL

    Robert L. Johnson, Chairman of RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) today announced the appointment of Traci Otey Blunt as President of Urban Movie Channel (UMC). UMC is the first premium subscription-based streaming service created for African American and urban audiences that features quality urban content across all genres, including feature films, original series, stand-up comedy, documentaries, Read More »

  • Arts & Culture
  • Lincoln Honors Aja Naomi King during ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards and Gala

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    The Lincoln Motor Company returned this year as exclusive automotive sponsor for ESSENCE’s tenth annual Black Women in Hollywood event held last Thursday in Beverly Hills. 2017 marks the eighth consecutive year Lincoln has been the exclusive automotive sponsor for the event.   This year’s event celebrated black excellence in film honoring singer and breakout Read More »