Job Searching While LGBTQ: How to Find a Truly Inclusive Place to Work

Kaiba Lithicum sits across from me, smiling as he talks, clearly at ease in his workplace. But that hasn’t always been the case. He’s often struggled with how he’s been treated at work as a trans person of color. “Being …

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Yes, Being “Mommy Tracked” Is a Real Thing—But You Don’t Have to Put Up With It

Four years ago, Lucy Harris was a creative executive at an advertising agency in New York. She put in long hours at her job, spearheading projects, leading meetings, and meeting with high-profile clients. Then she had her first child, returned …

By Anne Costa
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4 Ways Your Perfectionism Is Killing Your Job Search

After months of unemployment, one of my career coaching clients desperately needed a new job, but she wanted to make sure it was in a field she loved. So, we re-did her resume and LinkedIn profile, wrote a cover letter, …

By Anne Costa
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5 Ways Remote Workers Can Build Their Networks (and Skyrocket Their Careers)

Working from home can be awesome; you have more freedom and flexibility, you don’t have to commute, and let’s be real—an occasional conference call in your PJ’s certainly isn’t terrible.

I’ve been working from home for the past three years—and …

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Diversity and inclusion: 8 best practices for changing your culture

By Sharon Florentine | CIO | February 14, 2019

Diverse and inclusive companies drive innovative results. Yet the tech industry still struggles with diversity and inclusion, often failing to attract diverse talent due to inclusivity issues in the workplace. For organizations looking …

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What Pixar’s “Purl” Teaches Us About Combating Toxic Bro Culture at Work

Being “the only one” at work—whether you’re the only woman, the only person of color, or the only of your kind in some other way—is a situation many have experienced with varying degrees of discomfort, confusion, and frustration.

Many folks …

By Anne Costa
Anne Costa MBA Career Advisor
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Life After the Military: My Experience as a Veteran at MIT Sloan

By Ashley Pelzek | MIT Sloan Ideas Made to Matter | February 5, 2019

Like most transitioning military veterans, my post-Navy career exploration began about four years prior to my separation date. While veterans of the modern era enjoy the benefits of …

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8 Times Candidates Didn’t Get Hired Because of Something They Put on Social Media

We know you’ve heard you should clean up your social media so that you can be a presentable professional, especially when you’re looking for a new job. But do you know how it could actually hurt you?

We’ve collected real …

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Team-Building Advice From the Veterans Who Built WeWork, Salesforce, Walmart, and FedEx

By Elizabeth Gore | Inc | November 12, 2018

It shouldn’t surprise you that some of the top entrepreneurs in the U.S. are military veterans. As the daughter of an Air Force veteran, I heard about hard-earned leadership skills every day growing up. I’ve spoken …

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From the US military to McKinsey

McKinsey & Company | November 11, 2018

How did your experience in service make you a better consultant?

Pilots love options and priorities. When you’re flying in foreign airspace and dealing with the daily challenges of bad weather, rough seas, and …

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