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How to Spot and Shut Down MicroAggressions in the Workplace

Microaggressions in the Workplace | Fairygodboss

If you’re tired of constant slights and snubs in your workplace, you could be dealing with microaggressions from colleagues. Company culture starts at the top and is reinforced by managers, which means that toxic work cultures breed an environment of generally offensive behavior, including harassment and intimidation.

How To Spot -And Expose- Nepotism in the Workplace

How to Spot and Expose Nepotism in the Workplace | Fairygodboss

Nepotism is a form of discrimination in which friends and//or family members are hired for reasons that do not necessarily have anything to do with their experience, knowledge, or skills. Nepotism is not necessarily illegal either. However, it can create conflicts in the workplace and be troublesome if they are in a superior-subordinate relationship.

13 LinkedIn Best Practices to Grow Your Network

13 LinkedIn Best Practices to Grow Your Network

LinkedIn isn’t just a site to list your resume and hope that maybe a recruiter will contact you about a job. As the largest professional networking site out there, there is a lot of opportunity and leverage to utilize it, possibly even in ways you may not ever even considered.

15 Habits Every Woman Can Copy From Women in Leadership

15 Habits Every Woman Can Copy From Women in Leadership

Women in leadership are role models for other women, especially for those seeking to advance themselves as well. The role modeling effect is an important one because we seek to understand how we can be like the leaders within our society, particularly to compete in a male-dominated workspace.

8 Ways to Make Your Resume Competitive As A Late-Career Job Seeker

8 Ways to Make Your Late-Career Resume Competitive

Back To Career News Originally written by VALERIE MARTINELLI, MPA for Fairygodboss Age may not always work to your advantage when searching for a job. Hiring managers with ageist biases may see older job seekers as having a tough time keeping up with younger job seekers when it comes to technology and new advancements.

11 Mistakes To Avoid In The Interview Thank You Note

11 Mistakes To Avoid In The Interview Thank You Note

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA READ MORE: , , Career advice Career development Job search After each interview, it is a common practice to send a thank you note. One common question that I oftentimes receive is “What should I write?”

4 Types Of Skills That Have No Business Being On Your Resume

4 Types of Skills That Have No Business Being On Your Resume

When writing a resume, it is important to showcase your skills to let employers know your true value proposition. However, it is also important to know which skills and work experience you should highlight and which are not key skills and won’t help you stand out to potential employers.