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.

Women’s Career Progress Halts Well Before the ‘Glass Ceiling’

A new report finds that a woman’s climb up the career ladder slows early, usually at the first step into management. Read more at HR Dive.

Read This Before You Agree to Be a Reference

It’s likely you’ll be asked to be job reference for a friend or coworker. But before you agree, there are things to consider, says CNN, which offers these tools on how to handle this request.

5 Ways to Be a Better Colleague to People of all Genders

NPR talks to advocates, therapists, and human resources experts about how to be a good colleague to — and make the office more welcoming for — people of any gender identity.

How to Ask for a Raise

Think you’re underpaid? Nearly half of Americans are in the same boat, says USA Today, which offers steps to take to earn more.