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Supporting Transgender Employees

More companies are helping transgender employees through the biggest transition of their lives. Are you ready?
 
It was a few weeks before Christmas in 1998 when Jillian Weiss, then working as a male attorney at a medium-sized New York City corporate litigation firm, confided in her secretary that she was considering transitioning genders. ...




Why I Care More About Your Cover Letter Than Your Resume

I’ve probably sorted through the materials of thousands of job applicants over the years. Sometimes it’s for full-time work; sometimes I’m looking for a contractor. Sometimes the position is challenging and complex; sometimes the tasks are basic. ...




Advocating for LGBTQ Equality in Your Workplace

If you’re planning to advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer fairness in your workplace, read on to get started, and find out how you can ensure your own protection while you work towards equality. 
 
Identify Allies
 
In order to gain support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer fairness in your workplace, it is important to build relationships with the key decision makers in the highest echelons of your company. ...




Catalyst Releases Initial Report on LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Inclusion in the Workplace

As part of its mission to advance women and promote diversity and inclusion in business, Catalyst today released the first in its landmark Making Change series on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees and the workplace. Recognizing the challenges facing the LGBT community, Catalyst hopes to help organizations foster a work environment inclusive to all women and provide the insights, language, and solutions that will help to educate workplace professionals to more deeply understand the experiences of their LGBT coworkers. ...




Questions to ask in an Interview

 You’ve made it through the interview and are pleased with how it went, but then the dreaded question comes; do you have any questions for me? The worst thing you could do is respond that you do not have any questions. This is an opportunity for you to further emphasize your genuine interest in a position to an interviewer. ...




Ways to Improve Your Writing

Writing is an incredibly important skill to have when searching for a career. Even if you're looking for a position in fields that overtly demand adroitness in realms that don't necessarily test your penmanship  – like accounting or chemistry – rarely to never is the ability to write well a worthless one to enjoy. ...




Social Media and Prospects of Employment

            What was your last social media post? Would you share it with your employer? Your answers to these questions will determine if your online presence needs some tidying up. In today’s day and age, it is hard to find someone who does not have an online presence. ...




Jobs for Gifted Public Speakers (who don't have many other talents)

Spokespeople:

 
You're basically a walking advertisement, expressing your support for something on behalf of a company, organization, or individual. Who or whatever you're representing is sure to provide you with enough information about what you're advocating for in order to minimize the difficulty of your job. ...