Women In The Workplace

You’re rocking it out at work, but don’t quite feel your pay is up to par. At some point, we’ve all been there. A girl has to get her coin and wants to feel adequately compensated for high-level work output.   Learning the art and science behind how and when to ask for a raise can […]

A social butterfly is usually accused of being a “Chatty Cathy” when she doesn’t know when to cut the convo short. If your coworkers are truly busy, they don’t always have time to engage in meaningless chitchat at the water cooler or in the middle of drafting a time-sensitive email. Ask yourself these 3 questions […]

You’ve reached your breaking point. All you can think about is chucking the deuces and saying to hell with your dead end job. But you can’t. While you know you can’t burn bridges, you can certainly make your exit just as jazzy as your entrance. Here’s how: Update your resume Keep a running list of your brag-worthy accomplishments. […]

Not appearing professional and polished can limit opportunities to advance in your career. I

Workplace bullying is quite common and can be described as intimidating, threatening or intentionally sabotaging a coworker.

Opting to stay at home with your kids doesn’t have to be a death sentence for your career.

Melissa Harris-Perry is the perfect example of progressive Black Women making waves in today’s world. She epitomizes what having it all looks like. She holds a Doctorate Degree, is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University, leads a nation of #Nerdland followers, is a mother and a wife, and, until recently, the host of […]

A few weeks ago, President Barack Obama continued his efforts to raise awareness and seek solutions to close the pay gap that exists between women and men. He did so by unveiling new rules to compel companies with more than 100 workers to provide the federal government with annual data noting how much their employees are […]

Adjusting to life after having a baby is not easy. But add in the return to your old responsibilities and it's a recipe for a breakdown.

It always feels like we’re making strides as a community and culture, until a study comes out telling us, but wait, there’s more. Not that all the data should be taken at face value, but it’s important to be aware of the messages being put out there. Take, for example, this recent study that says […]