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

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

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 …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
Read more »

What Actually Is a Letter of Intent (and How Is it Different From a Cover Letter)?

What Actually Is a Letter of Intent (and How Is it Different From a Cover Letter)? thumbnail image

You scan a job posting and everything looks normal (responsibilities and requirements, check, lots of jargon related to your field, check), until you come across the following: Please submit a resume and letter of intent.

Huh. That’s a phrase you’ve …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
Read more »

This Woman Is Proof That Working for a Temp Agency Can Lead to Your Dream Career

This Woman Is Proof That Working for a Temp Agency Can Lead to Your Dream Career thumbnail image

Laura Eshelman was doing everything she could think of to find a job as a video producer. She went to networking events almost every night, reached out to people on LinkedIn, and formed connections through her university’s alumni network.

At …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
Read more »

How To Start A Bookkeeping Business

book keeper

 

Are you thinking about becoming a freelance bookkeeper but don’t know where to start? It’s easy to get overwhelmed, which is why we have broken down the process into eight easy steps. This process begins by getting certified as …

By Crystalynn Shelton
Crystalynn Shelton Adjunct Instructor Crystalynn Shelton
Read more »

Here’s Why You Should Update Your LinkedIn Profile (Even if You’re Not Looking for a Job)

linkedin2

Almost everything in your life eventually needs an update—your car, your clothing, your Facebook profile picture. Just the other day, I discovered that my running shoes are so worn down I’m basically running barefoot.

Your LinkedIn profile is no different. …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
Read more »