Category: Career

Fight Back! 5 Bad Behaviors That Threaten Our Inner Power

“It’s not about supplication, it’s about power. It’s not about asking, it’s about demanding. It’s not about convincing those who are currently in power, it’s about changing the very face of power itself.” – Kimberle Williams Crenshaw Let’s get something straight…Don’t think for a moment that this post is about downplaying your competence or potential. […]

7 Things to Consider When Accepting a New Job Offer This Time Make a Smart Decision on Your Next Role

Congratulations! You just got that job offer you really didn’t think was possible. I know how frustrating it is to go through so many interviews and endless resume revisions, just to position yourself for that call back from human resources. Then, you realize you know the job title and you’ve read the position description, but […]

The One Mistake You Are Making During An Interview…

This post has affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. For more information, visit our disclosure page. How do you respond when the interviewer asks you, “ Please walk me through your resume?” – “Well, I graduated from here, and then starting working and worked there […]

How Your Appearance at Work Can Affect Your Career Mobility

“I believe in individuality, that everybody is special, and it’s up to them to find that quality and let it live.” – Grace Jones There are some things that we do without thinking, subconsciously, without purpose or intent, that contribute greatly to the perception of others. We can seem incompetent or look less capable than […]

5 Powerful Ways to Get Over Feeling Stressed Out at Work Regain Your Confidence with These 5 Helpful Tips

You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. – Marian Wright Edelman As women in the workplace, we place tons of pressure on ourselves trying to please everyone and if we don’t, we feel we haven’t accomplished anything. Each day at work, we exhaust ourselves and […]

Get this Schmoney: Side Hustles For Millennials Make Extra Dough in Your Free Time

As one great rapper slash reality TV star say, “I’m Making Schmoney!” As the job market continues to put Millennials through major hell with their ridiculous job politics and seniority, and bills ain’t going nowhere, there’s still plenty of money-making opportunities outside of your full-time. Earning extra money can lower student loan debt, increase savings, […]

What Molly Carter from ‘Insecure’ Can Teach Us About Personal Branding How Personal Branding Should be Applied to Your Professional Career

I must admit. I’m a huge fan of the show ‘Insecure’. My favorite character on the show has to be Molly Carter, played by Yvonne Orji. She’s the smart, successful, funny yet single best friend all of us women can relate to or have. Her antics on the show brought to my attention about the […]

This ‘Financial Feminist’ Wants Us Women to Take Control of Our Own Money CEO of Rayeen Consulting Doreen Ayafor Teaches Women How to Attain Wealth-Building Habits

Name: Doreen Ayafor Hometown: Cameroon, South Florida  Occupation: CEO of Rayeen Consulting  Instagram: @doreen_ayafor Fun Fact: “I enjoy skydiving but scared to death of rollercoasters!”  Doreen Ayafor is a leading financial trailblazer, specifically working to help women break the cycle of letting their significant others make the financial decisions in the household. Originally from Cameroon […]

10 Commandments of a Successful Young Professional 10 Career Rules Young Professionals Should Abide By

I like to see a young girl go and grab the world by the lapels. Life is a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass. – Maya Angelou The best thing about being young is being able to find yourself through self-discovery–a period of stumbling your way into the real world to gain […]