12 September 2011
CORETTA LAVETTE MORGAN
Coretta Lavette Morgan a business major at Los Angeles Southwest College with plans to pursue a bachelor’s in business accounting degree at University of California. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1970 and grew up in Los Angeles, California. At Los Angeles Southwest, Morgan works on her AA in business.
A Lesson Learned the Hard Way
Morgan wrote this essay for English 101 class in 2011, with plans to enhance her skills in Essay’s writings. Using examples, her lesson learned experience working for good paying jobs without the proper education. And how she was demoted or laid off many jobs because she did not have a degree. Morgan’s essay will seem very familiar to almost everyone who has had work experience without a degree.
Almost everyone has had seniority at the workplace and someone younger with a degree has come to take their job. I envy those organizations when they use their employees, for many of years on improving their company. Then when the companies become a success, they want to start recruiting people to make the company look better. I have had this happen to me over three times in my life “A Lesson Learned the Hard Way”. Some companies have vicious people working for them and they feed off the vulnerability of hard working people who take their jobs seriously. Page 2.
My first encounter was when I worked for a company called, “First Legal”. It was a very small messenger company in early 2001; the company had maybe twenty employees. The title that I held at the company was a customer service representative. Meanwhile, I was one of best and fastest CSR in the company. When clients from big firms called they requested for me to take their orders. Two days after the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, they called me in the office. They told me that the company had been bought out by a company called “Beverly Hills Express”. As a...