Work & Career

Steve Harvey Describes Being Shamed By A Teacher: ‘Our Environment Keeps Us Down’

Steve Harvey Describes Being Shamed By A Teacher:  ‘Our Environment Keeps Us Down’

Steve Harvey gives some very powerful advice from his book Act Like a Success, Think Like A Success to all of us who struggle with mediocrity in our personal and professional lives. Before I started writing for Liberal America I only thought about writing. I’d keep telling myself “someday.” It took a very good friend […]

Dealing With Racism At Work — A Primer For Productive Problem Solving

Dealing With Racism At Work — A Primer For Productive Problem Solving

It seems incredible, but many minorities have to deal with racism, sexism, and homophobia at work. While this article does focus on Racism, I do believe the same principles can be applied to sexism and homophobic behavior.?This brief list of suggestions is designed?to help?people that might be faced with racism, sexism, or homophobic behavior in […]

If We Value Our Children’s Futures, We Should Value Our Public School Teachers

If We Value Our Children’s Futures, We Should Value Our Public School Teachers

To judge a society, look at what it values. We value our kids and their futures. The education system isn’t perfect ? if you want perfection, take up religion ? but we send them off to school because we love them and want them to have a better life than we had. In turn, we […]

Hilarious! Twitter Users Share ‘Five Words To Ruin A Job Interview’

Hilarious! Twitter Users Share ‘Five Words To Ruin A Job Interview’

For the last few days, a hilarious Twitter hashtag has been trending: #FiveWordsToRuinAJobInterview. The responses run from the hilarious to the absolutely absurd. The crazy thing is that these phrases aren’t completely unheard of. I hired a lot of people in my career in the “real world,” and I heard some doozies. Someday, I’ll write […]

Jesus Giving Weed To The Sick Essay Costs New Mexico Teacher Her Job

Jesus Giving Weed To The Sick Essay Costs New Mexico Teacher Her Job

Creative Writing class teacher Katrina Guarascio of Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho, NM?gave an assignment for her students to take a fairy tale or legend and to write it in modern times. One student decided to take the story of Jesus feeding the poor, by handing out bread and fish, to Jesus helping the […]

A Retail Worker Dishes All The Dirty Details About Black Friday

A Retail Worker Dishes All The Dirty Details About Black Friday

Another Thanksgiving holiday has passed; the debate continues over whether stores should be open and consumers should patronize those stores or make a point of avoiding them. The sanctity of the holiday and what it represents to many people, versus the desire to make an extra buck, will continue. It has become a flash point […]

Bartender Publicly Shames Hedge Fund Titan Who Groped Her

Bartender Publicly Shames Hedge Fund Titan Who Groped Her

When New York bartender Laura Ramadei was groped by a hedge fund titan while serving him a drink in a family-friendly restaurant, it was the proverbial “straw that broke the camel’s back.” Brian Lederman was at the trendy Soho restaurant Lucky Strike with a friend and when he ordered a drink, Ramadei asked him if […]

Fed Up Bank Employee Emails CEO For Raise, CC’s 200,000 Of His Co-Workers

Fed Up Bank Employee Emails CEO For Raise, CC’s 200,000 Of His Co-Workers

Tyrel Oates has been working for Wells Fargo bank for almost seven years and makes a little over $15 per hour. When he first started with the company, he made approximately $13 per hour. He’d like to see that change. He wants what most of us want — an opportunity to see his loyalty and […]

The 3 Biggest Lies Employers Tell Their Workers

The 3 Biggest Lies Employers Tell Their Workers

Occasionally, I find a gem in an unlikely place. I found this one at Monster, the popular job search site. In another lifetime, I worked for nearly a decade in the world of workforce development and am certified by the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals and I am a National Workforce Institute Certified Workforce […]

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