Does Your Organization Promote Gender Equality at Work?

Many of us enter the social-impact sector with the goal of creating a fairer world that offers equal opportunities for all. But when it comes to gender equality, you may feel that your own workplace isn’t walking the walk.

If …

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9 Tips for Young Women Entering the Workforce

College graduations are coming up, and a whole new breed of young women will be entering the real world. More opportunities exist for women in today's workplace, but securing that first real job can take a lot of work and …

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Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that's about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The …

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Tips for Veterans Looking For Jobs

Veterans often have a hard time finding jobs. It’s not that they’re not qualified; they just tend to have a hard time marketing themselves and adjusting to life among civilians once more. However, with a little research and practice, you …

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Veteran Careers: Overcoming Cultural Barriers in the Civilian World

“I had never considered what someone in uniform goes through as they transition out of the military into a civilian career. I had no military connection myself. But I saw it as an opportunity to take what I was doing …

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Veteran Careers: Positive Traits Veterans Should Stress in Interviews

This is the last of three posts on veteran careers, based on an interview I conducted with branding expert Lida Citroën that I conducted earlier this year. In the two previous posts, I focused on Citroën’s comments on some of …

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How to market military experience on a resume and cover letter

Recent college grads and entry-level job seekers with military experience can set themselves apart from other job seekers because they have experience beyond the classroom that employers covet.

But the only way to do that is to create a resume …

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How To Handle Uncomfortable Interview Questions About Your Service

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about how veterans should react if a hiring manager asks them a question about their time in the military that …

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ADHD at Work | Tips if You or a Co-Worker Struggle to Focus

Illustration by Marian Blair

Great news for anyone whose work experience is affected by ADHD: you’re not alone! Even better, there are ways to deal with the challenges it can create, and it may even give you a few office …

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Neurodiversity at work: to disclose or not to disclose?

When it comes to protecting yourself and your rights in the workplace, there are laws and regulations that can help guide you in your decision-making. For neurodiverse people, one of the most common struggles associated with their neurodiversity at work …

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