Veteran-Friendly Employers: Identifying Companies Committed to Hiring Veterans

As a way of saying thank you, many employers throughout the United States have initiatives that include both hiring and on-the-job training for military veterans and their spouses. 

These employers recognize that the soft skills veterans have developed throughout their …

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IBM’s Neurodiversity Advancement Initiative Supports Employees Revealing Their Authentic Self in the Workplace

In this episode of Work in Progress, I’m joined by Nat Lyckowski, the global neurodiversity advancement leader for tech giant IBM.

“Neurodiversity is a concept to respect and accept neurological differences as a natural part of human variation. Just like …

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Peak Recruitment Seasons by Industry That International Students Should Know

Are you a college student wondering when to start applying for a full-time job? In the US, the timing of when you should apply for jobs varies widely depending on the industry. It’s important to understand recruitment seasons so that …

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How to Evaluate Company Culture for LGBTQ+ Friendliness Before Applying

Company culture is important. So if you’re looking for a new job that supports the LGBTQ+ community, there are a few things to keep in mind during your job search. 

How a company operates doesn’t just directly impact its bottom …

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Veterans to Tech Innovators: Bridging Skills to New Industries

Sometimes the transition from military to civilian life can be a bumpy one. Veterans must make adjustments and adapt in all aspects of their lives, not least of all how they earn a living. Those who are technically inclined might …

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Just Keep Moving: How a Black Hawk Pilot Transitioned to a Career on Wall Street

This week we are honored to be joined by Heather Burns, Senior Vice President in Securities Finance at Jefferies, a diversified financial services company engaged in investment banking and capital markets, asset management and direct investing.

Throughout this episode, Heather …

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Empowering Black and Latina Women Through Financial Independence

Today’s episode is another Financial Literacy Month conversation, this time with Money Coach Aqura Nicholson. Earning more money doesn’t automatically mean you know how to manage more money. This is something that both Aqura and I had to learn the …

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How My Time in the Navy Helped My Career Take Flight: From a Consumer Banking Senior VP

After spending her 20s in the U.S. Navy, Kate Meeuf was faced with a new challenge when transitioning to a civilian career. “While I had leadership experience and translatable skills (like problem solving), I was 10 years behind my classmates …

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Show Them Better Than You Can Tell Them

This week we are talking with Alex Tsado, who has made major waves in the world of Artificial Intelligence & Business! He operates at the intersection of disruptive technology, community economics, and historical regenerative philosophies, as they apply to the future of the …

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Trans and Non-Binary Career Advancement: How to Overcome Challenges at Work

Transgender and non-binary individuals face many unique challenges—both in their personal lives and at work. As they try to advance their careers, they are often confronted by obstacles that are rooted in long-established social norms and societal expectations. Fortunately, there …

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