Author Archives: Ali Machado

Got Laid Off? Here’s What to Do Now

Unexpectedly losing your job is an incredibly stressful experience. While you worry about your job prospects and meeting your financial responsibilities, it can feel difficult to stay positive and focused on your self-care.

As the country (and world) continues to …

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Practical Advice for Transgender and Nonbinary Folks Navigating the Job Search

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, …

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

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

“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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I Became a Web Developer Despite Others Telling Me I Couldn’t

“You can’t be a programmer. You’re too creative.”

Christine Beaubrun, a web developer at Crew, heard this from two different people when she first contemplated a career in tech.

After spending a few years in the hospitality industry, Beaubrun didn’t …

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10 People on What It Was Like to Be the First (or Only) at Work

It isn’t easy to do something new. That’s especially true when no one—or no one you can see yourself in—has done it before. Being the first one, or the only one like you, is daunting. And it doesn’t matter on …

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What Is Grad School?

Whether you’re just starting college or about to graduate, you might be wondering whether you should go to grad school. This could be especially true if you’re considering a career in law or medicine, fields that require significant postgraduate education.

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What is a Paralegal?

A popular career path for those interested in law, being a paralegal offers recent grads the opportunity to learn about all aspects of the legal profession including legal precedents and case management. If you’re considering becoming a paralegal, you might …

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