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
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