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Originally posted by Miss B Miss B wrote:

Odds are that as a person (especially a woman) of color, people are already looking. Make sure there is something to see.


Its sad but true. Every job I have worked at I get the most attention out of everyone and I'm a very quiet person. Theres something about us black women that people are so drawn to they don't know how to handle or interpret it.
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Originally posted by journeytolong journeytolong wrote:

Originally posted by Miss B Miss B wrote:

Odds are that as a person (especially a woman) of color, people are already looking. Make sure there is something to see.


Its sad but true. Every job I have worked at I get the most attention out of everyone and I'm a very quiet person. Theres something about us black women that people are so drawn to they don't know how to handle or interpret it.

beautifully said.
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Another thing....DON'T USE YOUR REAL NAME ON FACEBOOK.
 
I had a new white supervisor who came a few months ago, and one day he slipped up and said he googled all the supervisors on the internet.
 
I pinched myself...and knew he probably did that for his entire staff...which I am member of his team.
 
If your name is spelled "right" on facebook and you now have your "700" friends...change the spelling...
I don't have  my real name.... anywhere online....unless you are in property records and know my name.
 
if your name Is Lisa Jones.....Change it to something.....Cupcake  Jones....so people in the office can't find you. .and don't have your picture by your name....unless you have a totally different name
 
block everything, pictures, friends...so if someone does find your page they can't see all your pictures, see you at this restaurant, DON'T PUT YOU BUSINESS ON FACEBOOK.


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Originally posted by goodm3 goodm3 wrote:

Originally posted by journeytolong journeytolong wrote:

 Theres something about us black women that people are so drawn to they don't know how to handle or interpret it.
beautifully said.
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Originally posted by AmiliaCabral AmiliaCabral wrote:

This might be another thread but how do you stellar women excel in your workplace without feeling like you're being used or getting drained?? I just got hired at my job but I don't have access to everything just yet, but I noticed that there are 3 people, all women, who do everything and everybody else just fs around all day. One of them told me not to do too much bc they will see that and ease up on their own work.


I study people....and find that most ppl who end up in those position, its their own fault. they tend to keep volunteering for things when they know they already have so much on their plate. 

regardless of your career goals...your mental and physical health is NUMBER ONE. I see a lot women WORN OUT by corporate america all for nothing. Dont let that be you.
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"The no asshole rule" by robert i. sutton is a great read as well
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Originally posted by sunshine321511 sunshine321511 wrote:

Another thing....DON'T USE YOUR REAL NAME ON FACEBOOK.

Thank you!! I should have mentioned this too.. People LOVE to be nosey and catch you slipping even outside of work. ALSO be careful about giving out your information to your employer. If you're going to have direct deposit then give them an account that you don't use or that isn't connected with where ALL of your primary cash is. You can never be too careful.
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I don't hate facebook but people must really watch it....that is why is it mandatory to not have your real name....I learned that from my little nephews/nieces...with all these funny names...and they live in DC and facebook says the live in  Atlanta, or wherever....names like...
prettygirl shawn...drazy drizzy jones...how could you find someone with that name ..... unless they tell you that is my FB name????
 
A few weeks ago my other coworker  said come to my desk.....then she took me on FB and showed me pictures of our coworker smoking weed on his open facebook page....now mind you this same neygro is going through stuff at work with his supervisor.....when you about to be fired...I'm sure his supervisor has looked on his page.  The dude was using his real name on one FB page...then had some comment on the main page saying I don't use this page connect to this link to my new page....which was open and had all the weed pictures.
 
I thought to myself....1) wow he put up those pictures and 2) she probably have looked up other people page...
 
I've even heard of people when applying for jobs, managers looking on FB for the top candidates to know about your personal character.
 
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I dont condone being a star at work. People will kill you off just to take your spot.
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I co-sign on the facebook, but I also don't befriend co-workers unless I'm REALLY REALLY REALLY cool with them. I don't need people I don't know in my ish. Also if you have a facebook, make it impossible for someone to get a hold of your profile by making them friend request you. On my profile only my name and picture is available. If you want more you gotta friend request me.
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