Much time has been spent debating the most recent workplace trends, such as work from home, work-life balance, quiet quitting, and who can forget of diversity, equity, and inclusion. But have you ever heard of work surveillance?
I was rejected by a mentor once. I was stuck in my career and desperately looking for guidance. During my one-on-one with my director (someone whom I highly respected and still do), I asked if he would consider mentoring me. I remember saying
Throughout my career, I’ve often been the only person of color on my team, department, and, on occasion, within the entire company. I sometimes wondered, as I’m sure other BIPOC individuals do, if I was actually hired for my talent or was just another token hire