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
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.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
Allow your Black Girl Magic to shine through in a corporate world.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
While watching the women's U.S Open Final, I could not help but recognize myself while watching two black women play against each other, both that were powerful and inspiring in their own way. I saw myself as both Serena and Naomi.Read More
The burnout affects us all. It happened to me. I was at a company where I loved my boss but the work was limiting.Read More
Imagine walking into a room with 1,000+ beautiful black women smiling, laughing, and hugging each other.
Got an interview coming up? Or just want to practice before you get a call back? Check out these 20 interview questions: what they really means and how to answer them.Read More
A colleague of mine first began sending inappropriate messages via a chat service on our work computers. I had no idea how to interact with him, initially chalking up his flirty behavior with “the way he is".Read More
Symone D. Sanders is a political commentator for CNN and was the topic for discussion when she received a message from a follower who criticized her for wearing long nails on television, especially on a popular and global news network.Read More