Author Archives: Bernadette So

What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court’s Decision for LGBTQ Workers

Monday, June 15, 2020 will be recorded in history as the day it became illegal across the United States for employers to discriminate against LGBTQ workers because of their gender identity or sexual orientation.

The Supreme Court ruled, six to …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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Take Control of Your Financial Life Right Now

When you think about your finances, it’s natural to focus on what you can afford right now. Are you able to cover your rent and bills for the month? Do you have debts to pay off? These are often the …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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How Long Should Your Resume Actually Be? Here’s an Easy Guide to Follow

“How long should my resume be?”

Between my experience as a career coach and running a college career services department, this is a question I’ve heard a lot. And as a recruiter, I’ve seen resumes that run the gamut in …

By Angela Smith - The Muse
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Who’s Hiring? | 5 Orgs Fighting for Racial Justice

Though it may still seem far off, the current pandemic will eventually end and many of us will come out of this with more strength and bravery than we may have realized we were capable of. But the stark reality …

By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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10 Questions You’ll Get in Your Next Accounting Interview—and How to Answer Them

It’s happening! You’re finally invited to interview for that accounting role you’ve been searching for. You’re not sure what to expect, but you know you want to put your best foot forward by getting prepared and knocking this interview out …

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5 Ways to Show Up for Your Black Colleagues Right Now

As people across the country rise up against the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and an unbearably long string of others, corporations and organizations are announcing that they stand with Black people and against racism. …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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What to Do If Your Company Has Been Silent About George Floyd, Protests, and Racism in America

As an adjunct professor, Ruchika Tulshyan felt compelled to reach out to her students after the murder of George Floyd. As she drafted an email to send to her students, she was also thinking about how she hadn’t yet heard …

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11 Anti-Racist Actions You Can Take at Work—Today and Every Day

The killings of Black people in cities across America—including most recently George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery—have sparked widespread civil unrest. Protesters all over the country are taking to the streets to demand justice for them …

By Michelle Garcia - The Muse
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Resources for Job Seeking in Difficult Times

A Note from the Editor: Recently, many of us have shifted our attention from the fear, grief, anger, and uncertainty related to the current pandemic, to many of those same emotions as they relate to the state of our country. 

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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LGBTQ+ in the Workplace | Should You Come Out to Your Co-workers?

If you’re in the closet at work, navigating your identity in the workplace can be challenging. Do you take your significant other to the office holiday party? Do you answer honestly when your co-workers casually ask about your dating life …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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