Equality

The Affordable Connectivity Program

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Access to the internet is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity. From schooling, to job searches, to paying bills, the internet has become the tool we lean on to complete countless tasks and responsibilities.  

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households ...

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National Forgiveness Day

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July 7th was National Forgiveness Day so let’s make an effort to always forgive the offenses of others and ourselves. July 7th and everyday throughout the year, many struggle with forgiveness in our personal or work life, it’s difficult. Polishing the Professional would like to leave you with the words of MLK, “Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.”

Forgiveness comes in all different forms. If you are harboring negative feelings toward yourself about failing to take ...

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4th of July

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The Fourth of July is the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

Polishing the Professional hopes you all had a safe and celebratory weekend.  The state of our country has enforced limited gatherings so we hope you all had a fun-filled day full of food, safety, and quality time with friends and family. Also, a moment to pay homage to those who sacrificed and continue to sacrifice for our freedoms.


While spending time with ...

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We Appreciate Our Postal Workers

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We appreciate all of our Postal Workers . Polishing the Professional would like to thank both former and current postal workers for their commitment to delivering our mail rain or shine.

We especially thank you for your continued services during the pandemic. You’ve ensured the safe delivery of mail while putting your safety at risk. We see you and want to acknowledge you today.

If you are looking for work or polishing your soft skills, we are here ...

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Answering Difficult Questions

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If you are one of the millions of Americans who have a criminal record, a sketchy work history, or have ever been terminated from an employer, you will undoubtedly be faced with answering questions about your past. The critical question is, how do you successfully answer questions without jeopardizing your ability to get hired?

1. The first step is understanding what questions an employer can legally ask you.

2. Next, know how to best approach the answer based ...

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Juneteenth- Thoughts by CEO Davina Douthard

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It’s been approximately a month since the murder of George Floyd. Despite the outrage behind his killing, countless others have lost their lives to racist terrorist. So on Juneteenth, in addition to celebrating, we must continue to fight for equality. I stand with all people who demand justice and profound, systematic change.

Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated annually on June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the US. First marked in Texas on June 19, 1865, in ...

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Polishing the Professional Acknowledges Juneteenth

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Juneteenth: June 19th, also known as Juneteenth, is a day for African-American’s to commemorate the emancipation of slavery from the state of Texas in 1865. At Polishing the Professional we take this time to recognize the African-Americans who fought and continue to fight for equality and push for change in every avenue of life.

Everyday African Americans are faced with discrimination in their personal life as well as the work place. It’s important to celebrate the success of employment ...

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