Work Your Story | How Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling Can Help You at Work

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In 2012, former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 rules of storytelling she learned from working at the hit-making studio. These rules are meant to help a storyteller think deeply about human behavior—how our experiences affect us, what we …

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How to Tell If a Company is Right for You!

How to Tell If a Company is Right for You!

Whether you are going straight into work or planning to pursue graduate school, you will eventually find yourself ready and eager to enter the workforce.

There are a lot of things to consider when applying for jobs and internships. Where …

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How to Make Pronouns “Business as Usual”

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Have you ever noticed a “pronoun line” line in a colleague’s email signature and wondered why it’s there? Then this article is for you!

A “pronoun” line might be followed by “she/her,” “he/his,” “they/them,” or other designations. It indicates how …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
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Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search

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The job search can be stressful for anyone. You have to find a company you like offering a position you’re qualified for (and will hopefully enjoy!), and then you have to submit your application, reach out to your potential references, …

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

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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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What I’ve Learned About Coming Out as Bisexual at Work—After Doing it at 11 Jobs

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“I’m glad that you write about being bisexual,” a colleague said to me over beers one recent evening. She shared that she hasn’t been out to anyone at work in years and how that decision had been unintentional, but also …

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