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Job-hunting is whack
a month ago
“We regret to inform you that you have not obtained this job.” “We will keep your résumé on file should a similar position open up.” “Thank you for taking the time to apply, but we will not be moving forward with you for the recruitment of this job.” If you have received any of the…
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350 Degrees or R350: The Heat is On in South Africa
3 months ago
In an intriguing twist of fate, the question of "350ºF or R350" slices through two vastly different worlds - the kitchen and the economic reality of young South Africans. On the one hand, the culinary advice from a 2015 article, “What’s so special about 350 degrees Fahrenheit (350ºF)?” reveals that while baking at 350ºF is…
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How Trauma Affects Our Relationship with Money
4 months ago
Growing up poor usually motivates people to work hard and strive for financial stability and security. I find, however, that underneath all this culture of working and overworking lies a reality we do not discuss as a Black community of people who were previously disadvantaged: the impact of childhood trauma on our relationship with money.…