5 Steps to Disclosing an Invisible Disability at Work

Once upon a time, I had a high-level job at a national magazine. I was up for a promotion to editor-in-chief and was invited to lunch with the company’s VP. He was a tall guy with legs as long as …

By The Muse
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How to Leverage Volunteering for Professional Development

Altruism is at the core of volunteerism. Whether it be caring for a cause or for others, the opportunity to have broader impact is rewarding. You might be wondering how such a selfless act can be self-serving? But can volunteering—by …

By Imani Darden - Idealist Careers
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The Role of UX Designers

User experience is a red hot field right now and designers are in tremendously high demand. Of the roughly 25,000 UX job openings in the United States on Glassdoor, about 25% of them are for UX designers. Their overall goal …

By Rylan Clark - Springboard
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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills | How to Master Both

You may have heard valuable workplace skills grouped into two categories: “hard” and “soft.” Just about everyone has a bit from both Column A and Column B.

But what’s the difference between the two categories? And how can you express …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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How to Make Pronouns “Business as Usual”

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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Women in Data Science: How to Build and Advance Your Career

What are the different paths toward a career in data science? What do you wish you had known earlier? How do you “own” your career? Data scientists from Uber, Facebook, and Reddit answered these and many other fascinating questions during …

By T.J. DeGroat - Springboard
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2 Activities to Help You Start the Diversity Conversation

To do deep work around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), it is important for staff to be able to talk about issues that may feel uncomfortable or scary. Issues of racism, for example, can be polarizing. But organizations who want …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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What Is Digital Media and How Can It Help My Career?

The term “digital media” is everywhere; you may have seen ads for a “Master’s Degree in Digital Media” or a “Certificate in Digital Media.” But what exactly is digital media, and is it worth learning more about?

In a world …

By Dalia Goldberg - Springboard
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A Perfect Fit? How to Know if a Job is Right for You

It’s your first day at a new job, and it’s not what you expected.

Maybe you write it off as first-day jitters, but as time passes, you realize that you’re just not clicking with the organization’s culture. Perhaps you’re used …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Technological Change and Disruption in Medicine

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“Change is the end result of true learning.”

-Leo Buscaglia

 

I confess. I don’t know what’s being taught in residency today.

One thing is for sure – change.

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Change and disruption in healthcare are occurring at …

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