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4 Tips for Discussing Your Mental Health with Your Boss

by E.B. Howell | July 06, 2020

It can be difficult to talk to your manager about your mental health. Here's some advice for how to approach workplace conversations about mental health.

A Time for Courage: How Leaders Should Reckon with Questions of Race in Their Organizations [Interview]

by Stephan Maldonado | July 06, 2020

As nationwide protests force business leaders to reckon with how they handle race, we spoke with Chastity Lord about the type of leadership needed right now.

What to Wear to Appear More ‘Trustworthy’ and ‘Authentic’ in Zoom Meetings

by Derek Loosvelt | July 01, 2020

According to a new survey of nearly 500 professionals, there are certain ways to dress for video chats to make you appear more "trustworthy" and "authentic."

4 Career Lessons from Janelle Monáe

by Derek Loosvelt | July 01, 2020

There's a lot to learn from the singer, songwriter, actor, performer, producer, and activist Janelle Monáe. Here are four lessons from her successful career.

The Difference Between How Black and White Professionals Rate Their Firms in Diversity

by Derek Loosvelt | June 26, 2020

In the wake of worldwide anti-racist protests, we took a close look at how professionals responded to diversity questions in our banking and accounting surveys.

How Trump’s Executive Order Halting H-1B Visas Affects International Students and Big Tech

by Derek Loosvelt | June 25, 2020

In the wake of President Trump's executive order freezing temporary work visas, including H-1Bs, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

5 Things to Consider Before Moving for a New Job During Covid-19

by Samantha Rupp | June 25, 2020

There are many good reasons to relocate for a new job. However, due to Covid-19, there are many things to consider before making this life-changing decision.

How to Be an Ally and Fight Racism at Work

by Derek Loosvelt | June 24, 2020

We recently spoke with career coach Kaila Kea-Lewis about what a true "ally" is and does, and what employees can do to help fight racism in the workplace.

4 Bad Work-From-Home Habits to Break

by Kaitlin McManus | June 24, 2020

We've been working from home long enough to develop some bad habits. What are yours, and how can you break them?

How to Ethically Grow Your Business During the Pandemic

by Matt Diggity | June 23, 2020

Despite COVID-19, it is possible for entrepreneurs to grow their business without compromising their values. See how to ethically do business in this new era.

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