Thoughts on Coming Out During Job Interviews

My search for my first full-time job was different than other people’s. As an out gay person in a relationship, I had a few more anxieties on my mind when it came to my future workplace.

Would my orientation cause conflict between myself and my new coworkers? Would I be able to talk openly about my girlfriend? Was it even possible to figure out if a company was safe while interviewing with them? Read more on Thoughts on Coming Out During Job Interviews…

Driving Change at Your Workplace – 5 Questions to Ask

You want to make a change in your workplace. Perhaps a process you use every week is driving you crazy and feels inefficient. Or there’s a policy that rubs you the wrong way and doesn’t seem logical. You may be asking yourself: Does anyone else care? Do I have the clout to make the change? Where do I even begin? Read more on Driving Change at Your Workplace – 5 Questions to Ask…

Resolving Conflict when Others Disappoint, Step 3 – The Conversation

In our previous posts, we talked about deciding when to have a conversation with someone who has disappointed you, and how to prepare for having this kind of emotionally charged and difficult conversation. Now it’s the big day! The work isn’t over yet: Here are additional things to keep in mind so you can have a constructive conversation with someone who let you down. Read more on Resolving Conflict when Others Disappoint, Step 3 – The Conversation…

Resolving Conflict when Others Disappoint, Step 1 – Is This Worth Discussing?

We’ve all been in situations where others let us down. Maybe a co-worker missed a deadline, putting you in a tight spot. Maybe your friend is keeping you from being on time to an event for the umpteenth time. Maybe a peer plagiarized your work from a group project, and you now feel that they took advantage of your trust in them. Read more on Resolving Conflict when Others Disappoint, Step 1 – Is This Worth Discussing?…

Questions to Ask Your First Prospective Tech Employer

Working in technology today is a great place to be. The question isn’t really if you’ll get a job as you leave school, but rather which one you’ll take. New grads have a lot of power in the marketplace. I would encourage you to wield that power wisely as you weigh the first move in your career.

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