Whenever I’m accused of being defensive, I take a step back to reflect on the situation to avoid detonation and even try to moderate my tone in hope my message comes through clearer. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. Either way, I’m working in a minefield.Read More
When it comes to recruiting and human resources (two sides of the same coin), as a professional recruiter, I can honestly say that the hiring process is a broken process.Read More
In school, my mom would tell me, “I send you to school to learn, not to make friends”…Read More
Now is the time for resolutions, fresh starts and goals. It’s always good to categorize your goals. So if you already have your new physical goals, it’s not too late to set new mental or financial goals.Read More
I learned to list everything I do at a job.Read More
This incident reminded me that when it comes to a job, no one cares about your qualifications or dedication to the organization. There are rules and procedures to be adhered to, and if you step outside of those, your employer holds the power to end your livelihood in a matter of days—or less.
As Black women, we are conditioned to believe that anything we receive beyond the bare minimum is a blessing. We are not taught our true value and are not taught to require that everyone we interact with treat us as though they recognize that value.Read More