4 Tips for Discussing Your Mental Health with Your Boss

It can be tricky, petrifying, and difficult to talk to your manager or potential manager about your mental health. But it’s a necessary conversation to have. Below are four suggestions for how to approach workplace conversations about your mental health.

By E.B. Howell - Vault
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How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

By Hannah Olson

After graduating from college, Lyme disease nearly derailed my early career in Washington, DC. I was hooked up to an IV for 8 hours a day and …

By Guest Author - Symba
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Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability

There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person who wants to have an impactful career, there is …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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15 Kinds of Jobs That Are In Demand—and Growing—Heading Into 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, it quickly disrupted every aspect of work. Offices shut down. Those lucky enough to keep their jobs found themselves working from home, clicking into video meeting after video meeting, some while caring …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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5 Books College Graduates Entering the Hybrid Workplace Need to Read

The graduating class of 2021 may have not had the ideal senior year, but they are proving to be the most resilient. While students had to adjust from learning face-to-face and meeting in the library on campus to the digital …

By Stephanie Jones - Vault
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5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

Your resume is your first opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters and hiring managers. It can also be your last opportunity if your resume is outdated or too thin. Here are five tips that will help you immediately update and beef …

By Andrew Fennell - Vault
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9 of the Best Internships for Student-Athletes

Employers want to see an internship on your resume.

It’s no longer just a nice to have or do one if you have the time. In today’s workforce, it’s become the standard.

But it’s also a fact that internships will …

By Malia Smith
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100+ Icebreaker Questions—So You’ll Never Have to Think of a “Fun” Fact Again

How many times have you been in a meeting or new group setting and had to share a “fun” fact about yourself? After a while, it gets pretty tiring. If you struggle when put on the spot, it might even cause …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Want to Fix Tech’s Gender Gap? Start by Listening to These Women

In 2018, Amazon scrapped its in-house applicant tracking system because of one major flaw: it didn’t like resumes containing the word “women,” so if an applicant listed “mentoring women entrepreneurs” as one of their achievements, they were out of luck. …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Coronavirus Pandemic Workforce Changes That Will Stick Around During 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic upended every aspect of normal livelihood around the globe. Things shifted to sometimes unrecognizable extents overnight. In response to lockdown measures, companies have made significant efforts to adapt.

2020 brought WFH front and center. Future Forum research

By Derek Jones - Vault
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