News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Author: Convene Editors       

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week.

‘Fitting in Is Overrated’

Inc. shares — and applauds — the career advice that both Oprah Winfrey and Melinda Gates offer.

Are You Working With a Narcissist?

If your toxic coworker is a narcissist, Fast Company has a few ways for you to protect yourself — and/or use that behavior to your advantage.

How Men Taking Paternity Leave Can Help Close the Gender Wage Gap

A study finds that until new fathers join new mothers in taking parental leave, taking that time off will continue to bring adverse employment consequences for women. Read more at Forbes.

Handling Mental Health Issues at Work

Taking time off for a mental health issue can be tricky. Quartz at Work offers guidance on how to handle that situation for the person needing help and for the person who can help.