When being “one of the guys” won’t cut it

So often, women find themselves at workplaces in which they are a token, the “only one” who holds a certain identity. Black women, indigenous women, other women of color, disabled women, trans women, queer women, and those holding various marginalized identities-so…


Active listening is a sign of respect

“What did you say? I heard you, but I wasn’t listening.”

You’ve probably had this said to you. The person you’re speaking to at work is distracted, either thinking about something else or actually doing something else when you’re talking. Whatever their excuse…


Career and life coaches share how to deal with this slog of a year

A global study by CARE International found that 55 percent of women reported COVID-related income loss and 27 percent of women reported rising anxiety, stress, and mental health issues.

Amid a pivotal election, a global pandemic…


The only way to win with a toxic person is not to play

Are your difficult coworkers or bosses just controlling and self-important blowhards? Or are they something much worse?

Could your colleague be a narcissist?

If you work with someone who has an inflated sense of their own importance…


I welcome your opinion! Eventually

In early October, the vice presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris showcased a gratingly familiar interpersonal dynamic-one individual interrupting another to dominate the discussion. It’s likely no surprise that women frequently experience this annoying issue. …


Get out of the disengagement rut

A Udemy survey found that more than 40 percent of American office workers are bored at work. According to that same survey, entry-level and mid-level workers are more likely to be bored at work than are their more senior colleagues, women are more likely…


6 things to consider before you apply

For many of us, the first 20-plus years of our lives are dominated by study. We spend so much time in school preparing for our professional lives, and it becomes easy to think that another course, certification, or degree will be the thing…


“Taking pride in what I do involves standing up for myself”

Do you feel that if you truly love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life? Is your job your passion? Is it hard to set work-life boundaries because you care so much about your career…


Key strategies to use to expedite the process

What’s your elevator pitch?

We are Dana Hundley and Jenna Richardson, the cofounders of Career Cooperative, an Oakland, California-based boutique consulting firm that empowers clients to face career transitions, professional growth, and recruiting with confidence through 1:1 career coaching, resume and toolkit writing, and community programming…


Quiz your subconscious — consciously

Discussion surrounding implicit association tests (IATs) has become increasingly popular as employers have begun to examine company-wide diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. IATs are assessments used to measure associations between concepts; in the workplace, they help to unveil hidden biases regarding gender, race, age, and…

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