During this challenging time, use your journal to throw your dreams into space. Imagine what could be and use that energy to fuel your long days.
Everyone builds or maintains their brand every time they walk into a room. The issue is that right now we’re walking into less and less rooms.
Inspired by a caterpillar, cocooning describes a time when you are forced to wait and prepare for the transformation that is taking place inside you. Thanks to Covid-19, many of us are dealing with career cocoons right now. Here’s how to cope.
We’re concerned about our health during this pandemic, and for many of us, this stress is further exacerbated by job and financial instability. It’s time to dive into ways we can combat career anxiety when it inevitably comes our way.
Since working from home is a part of the national call to practice social distancing, many of us are also navigating loneliness, restlessness, and anxiety. Here are a few tips that can help you on your journey.
Honoring yourself is about creating fun, rejuvenating, life affirming practices that help you stay grounded and practice self-compassion. They should join you in life, and in work.
Jealousy will always be there. There will always be someone that you or society perceives to be smarter, stronger, or more competent than you. We must get curious about our jealousy – become friends with it, and then tell it to be productive or get going.
For those days when you wake up for work and a repeated round of “fuck this” is going through your head.
One of the most insidious effects of unemployment in a capitalist society is that we start to doubt our worth if we are not tied to a job. Our daily resilience IS productive and we deserve to celebrate ourselves, employed or not.
Are you an awk queer who cringes when you hear the word “networking”? This one is for you.
Sooo, what are you waiting for? Make a list of ten professionals who inspire you and reach out to them to connect today. We have the tools to uplift and provide protection for each other, and informational interviews are a great way to start that process.
Just because, let’s be honest: your workplace could use some queer witchy energy.
Need a ride or die bestie at work who will listen, affirm you, and help you process that recent microaggression? Turn right to your journal!
When you’re queer, every career decision can have consequences for your emotional, mental, or even physical health. Planning ahead, finding support, and asking critical questions about the people and companies you’re “dating” is central to your survival.
Queered & Careered is a column that offers tips and tricks on how to navigate career development as a queer person — from job searching to career inspiration to dealing with straight nonsense in the office.