Posts in RACE/GENDER
Step by Step Guide for Putting Yourself First in Your Career

A wise old sage once said, “People don’t quit companies, they quit managers.” This is perhaps one of the most truthful sayings about the workplace. Working with someone you fantasize about throwing in front of a train makes your life miserable but working for a manager that elicits the same feelings can be the stuff of nightmares! 

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What I Learned from The Worst Manager I've Ever Worked With

A wise old sage once said, “People don’t quit companies, they quit managers.” This is perhaps one of the most truthful sayings about the workplace. Working with someone you fantasize about throwing in front of a train makes your life miserable but working for a manager that elicits the same feelings can be the stuff of nightmares! 

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Colorism: Skin Tone Affecting Job Opportunities

These are a few of things that everyone thinks about the night before they walk into a room of people that can define their financial fate. But one thing that black women may think about, more than others, is not just their job credentials and what they can bring to the table, but their looks--mostly their skin color.

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I Was the Nice Girl: It's Not Always a Good Thing

For the longest time black young women in professional spaces have been taught to keep quiet and wait to be told what to do.  We are also often afraid of coming across as angry, loud mouths or too woke (a term used to intermediate black women who dare to stand up against injustices faced by black women in the working environment).

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