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In 2014, after a spell of unemployment, I got the job of my dreams at a well-known professional services firm. This was the third time I had applied for that job, so I was convinced this was it! But five months later, the relationship between my manager and I had broken down and I was…

Look let’s face it, I knew choosing myself would come at a price. I had the best intentions. Work had pushed me to the peak of depression, almost to the point where I questioned my value within & outside of the organization. In the pursuit of trying to ‘secure’ the bag, keep my sanity in…

Do you have a story you’d like to share about your experiences as a Black professional? Do you have any lessons you think other Black professionals can learn from? We’d like to read and publish your story on our website. To submit your story, please email it to editor@workingwhileblack.co.za. Stories must not be longer than…