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Millennials, These 3 Pieces Of Career Advice Don't Work Anymore

The working world can be terrifying and unfamiliar, especially if you feel unequipped to deal with its challenges. After all, nobody wants to make a career move that could set them back for years. That’s why when people offer new graduates advice about their futures, they listen closely and soak up all they can. ...




Taking Time Off For Mental Health

There has been much discussion lately about whether it’s okay to take a day or two off to attend to your mental health. As a psychologist, I’m certainly an advocate of doing whatever you need to do—without shame or hesitation—to take care of your mental health. ...




Want a Promotion? Get More Training

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With their current level of training, many employees don't see a promotion in their future anytime soon, new research finds.
 
A study from Wyzant, an online marketplace for instruction, and the recruiting services firm Recruiter. ...




5 Things to Do Before an Interview to Impress a Hiring Manager

Feeling nervous before speaking in public is often the result of insufficient preparation. You take the stage, scan the crowd and suddenly realize that you haven’t practiced as much as you should have. And that’s when the butterflies kick into high gear. ...




Out, But Still Not Always Equal, in Retail

Corporate America tends to avoid controversy. But when it came time for the Supreme Court to rule on marriage equality in 2015, 379 major companies and business organizations filed an amicus brief in support.
 
“To reap the rewards of diversity,” the brief read, “employers need to be able to recruit and retain top talent … through equitable and competitive benefits packages. ...




How do I network if I am an introvert?

It's intimidating, awkward and uncomfortable, to a point where you probably even hate it.
 
But networking is essential in your job search. If you do it the right way, connections here and there could lead you to dream jobs. LinkedIn says 85% of jobs are filled via some sort of networking. ...




Workplace Discrimination: The LGBT Workforce

The LGBT community is statistically one of the most discriminated against demographics in the world today. According to surveys done by UCLA’s William’s Institute, approximately four percent of the United States workforce identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered (LGBT). ...




The younger generation is super competitive and wants to steal your job

Look out, millennials — Gen Z enters the workforce this June.
Gen Z, comprised of those born between 1995 and 2012, is a 72.8 million strong population and radically different than its millennial (Gen Y) predecessor, says David Stillman, co-author of “Gen Z @ Work: How the Next Generation is Transforming the Workplace” (Harper Business, out now). ...




The fight continues for LGBT equality

June is National LGBT Pride Month. This year, I joined several thousand demonstrators from across the U.S. to participate in the annual Equality March in Washington, D.C. It was an amazing show of solidarity to support equality for our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. ...




How to Ask for Your Job Back and Get Rehired

What can you do when you've quit your job, started a new position, and then discover that the new job isn't what you expected? What are your options when you're regretting leaving your old job, and you really want it back?Because you don't know what can happen when you start a new job, it makes good sense to leave a job on the best terms you can. ...