Tag: corporate south africa

80% of the time the people who land the job, never mind get the interview, usually have a relationship somewhere, somehow with the person/people they will be working with should they be successful. Reason is although teams hire for skill, increasingly important is for recruiters is the “fit” aka culture. All parties involved in the…

  When I look at the significant transformation happening in the corporate workplace, I am always struck by the lack of representation for Black women in the tech sales industry. In order to understand why we aren’t seeing major growth in the participation of Black women in this space, it’s important to understand the historical…

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…