News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Author: Convene Editors       

From smart career advice to job trends making headlines, Convene editors here bring you a roundup of what not to miss in the career arena.

Many LGBTQ Workers Fear Coming ‘Out’ Will Hurt Career

A new study from Glassdoor — in which nearly half of LGBTQ respondents said being ‘out’ would negatively impact their career — is being labeled a ‘wake-up call.’ Read more at HR Dive.

It’s the Little Things

Here’s why something as simple as an unreturned email can make such a big difference at work. Read more at Harvard Business Review.

What You Can Learn From XOXO’s Downsizing

The Portland-based “experimental festival for independent artists who live and work online” is bucking industry trends and working to cut its attendance in half for its next event. Find out why at Fast Company.

How to Get Help From Your Busy Co-Workers

Here are six tips for successful collaboration across departments. Read more at Inc.