Does the goalpost for promotional opportunities at your job keep on moving? Is there an economic cost associated with workplace inequality? In today’s episode, we’re joined by Jalaima Nichols and Alex Gumbs, who both discuss their career paths, including challenges faced from racial disparities. We’ll provide receipts on the lack of leadership promotions for black and underrepresented groups. In addition, Jalaima and Alex will share some C-CRETS on intentional actions you can take to either obtain a promotion, or find another position that aligns with your career aspirations.
This week on C-CRETS:
[6:42] Jalaima shares some of her accomplishments
[9:10] Alex shares his educational and career background
[11:30] Working extra hard for half the credit
[20:34] Discounting and devaluing your effort
[25:28] The emotional cost of inequality
[29:11] Deciding to move on
[35:35] Knowing your value
[40:10] Receipts on the lack of leadership promotions
[45:27] Jalaima’s C-CRETS to getting a promotion
[46:50] Alex shares what he would do differently
[50:03] Set a timeline
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2021 Women in the Workplace Report
ZoomInfo Promotion Rates Study
Forbes: Minority Women Are the Least Likely to Be Promoted in Corporate America