Although we just celebrated Halloween, the holiday season is right around the corner. Quality time with friends and family, delicious foods, a break from work…these are just a small handful of things to look forward to in the future, especially during these seemingly bleak COVID-19 times.
Most of us can think of a handful of successful people off the top of our heads — at work, in our communities, in major industries all around the world. But what many of us may not think of right away is the one thing they likely all have in common: a mentor.
In today's virtual world, there are numerous online spots to search for your next career opportunity. But with so many available options, you might wonder what you should know before you start, which employment search engines you should use, and what role social media plays in job hunting.
If you’re looking for a new job or a change in your career path, here are some opportunities that seem to be pandemic-proof. Judging by their abilities to withstand this current economic depression, it’s likely that these positions could always be unaffected by economic trauma.
The sudden move from an in-person workplace to a virtual one doesn’t mean professionalism fades away. What it does mean is shifting the way we approach work. You may have sweatpants on during that Zoom call with your coworkers, but it doesn’t mean you can’t — and shouldn’t — maintain professional behavior.
Looking for a job is a stressful, laborious and emotionally draining process. Even during normal times, it is not something most people enter into joyously. But, take heart. Searching for a job can actually be liberating. It can instill in us a sense of control. And, it can open us up to new, exciting opportunities.
If you looked for a job in the last few months, you may have used multiple job listing sites to search for your next opportunity. Each online job site is different, applying takes a lot of time and energy, and it is tough when you don’t hear feedback or updates from employers. To help you find your next job, Indeed is hosting a virtual hiring tour.
In this third and final blog on microaggressions, we discuss how to address a microaggression if you are the offender and provide tips for becoming an effective ally and advocate if you witness microaggressions in the future.
Microaggressions are thinly veiled, everyday instances of discrimination. They can range from insults to comments or gestures. While they may not seem as damaging as more overt forms of oppression, they are harmful to our communities. Often, people are not quite sure how to address it when they are on the receiving end of a microaggression in the workplace, so we've compiled some tips to get you started.
Communities across the world are discussing and working through long-lasting societal problems around systemic discrimination, racism, sexism, homophobia and more. Education is key to understanding how systemic discrimination and racism impacts each of us, pervades our daily lives, and negatively impacts the lives and futures of people of color. As we all learn ways to become anti-racist, it’s important to learn about microaggressions and how to address them in the workplace.