Engaging, dynamic, social butterfly.
Those are the words that have always been used to describe me since before I started elementary school. I love all things communication, working with people, talking to strangers. The best story I can remember is my parents consistently telling me to not talk to strangers. So you know what 5 year old me did?
“Are you a stranger? My mommy said I can’t talk to strangers, so I want to make sure that you are not a stranger.” from that moment on… I never shut up.
I’m Nikki. A corporate strategist, career & public speaking coach, planner of all things, writer, Netflix Binge Queen, wife, mom, and creator of Corporate Melanin Millennial.
What makes me, a 28 year old mid level employee qualified to give career advice?
I’m the “I don’t take no for an answer type of person.” I’ve reached out for every role I have. I’ve helped over 160 people in the last 2 months alone land jobs due to resume overhauls and LinkedIn overhauls. 92% of those people landed roles that resulted in an increase in income.
Public speaking? I have multiple 1st place awards in an International public speaking organization. I love public Speaking & as I tell my clients and my students when you have a passion for something you do it better than anything else.
CMM was created to help other millennials find their passions. You spend almost 2,000 hours a year at work. You should be happy there. My goal through consultative career coaching, resume overhauls, LinkedIn, & 1:’s is to help you blend your passion & your career.
I have often been the youngest person in the room, the only person of color in the room, or both. I started this blog to give others advice on how to deal with these things, how to move up to where you want to go, as well as how to keep pushing no matter how much adversity you receive.
So let’s deep dive into this crazy world of Corporate America, and navigating it as a
Corporate Melanin Millennial