Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) September 04, 2012
Robert L Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) is addressing the mounting social problem of minority unemployment through a business solution http://www.OppspPlace.com, a multicultural online community that connects minority job seekers and minority business owners with Fortune 1000 companies who are committed to diversity and looking for qualified candidates and business partners.
"Minority Americans succeed at the highest levels of economic competition if they are given the opportunity to do so." says Johnson.
OppsPlace.com is a free and easy to use tool to help people of color find a job by being able to search jobs through our database of nearly 12,000 detailed job descriptions as well as receive resume tips and other career advice. OppsPlace.com also provides minority owned businesses access to opportunities to work with U.S. corporations and government agencies.
About The RLJ Companies: The RLJ Companies, founded by Robert L. Johnson, is an innovative business network that provides strategic investments in a diverse portfolio of companies. The RLJ Companies seeks to target undiscovered or underserved markets then exercise solid management to achieve results. Within The RLJ Companies portfolio, Johnson owns or holds majority interests in businesses operating in banking, private equity, real estate, hospitality, automobile dealerships, entertainment, and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming. The RLJ Companies is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with affiliate operations in Charlotte, NC; Orlando, FL; Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; San Juan, PR; and Monrovia, Liberia. Prior to founding The RLJ Companies, Johnson was founder and chairman of Black Entertainment Television (BET). For more information visit http://www.rljcompanies.com.
About OppsPlace: OppsPlace, LLC created by Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and Ariel Friedler, CEO of Symplicity Corporation, is the preeminent online network for minorities looking to build net worth. It is the only online community that aggregates rich content, minorities looking for jobs and minority businesses seeking to do business with U.S. corporations – all in a robust networking environment. OppsPlace provides U.S. companies with the best opportunity to find qualified, minority job seekers and minority businesses in one online destination. For more information visit http://www.oppsplace.com.