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Is the new normal at work an opportunity for professionals of color?

By Errol Pierre

Never has there been a better opportunity for professionals of color to get on the radar of their bosses and strategically position themselves to move up the ranks. The world around us is quietly quitting.

Employees across America have always had to balance their workload with their wellbeing. Now, our new hybrid and remote ways of working are bringing this balancing act into sharper focus. Gone are the days of the boss stopping by your cubicle at 5 o’clock with another folder full of projects. Also gone, or at least fading, are superstar employees raising their hand to take on more work or share fresh ideas, insights and solutions. The benefits of diversity still ring true in the corporate setting, but it is being redefined with more and more remote work. Yet, a silver lining exists. 


Errol Pierre, author of the new how-to book “The Way Up, Climbing the Corporate Mountain as a Professional of Color,” offers tips to shine at work.

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