Navigating the Workplace with Zippia’s LGBTQ+ Workplace Resource Guide

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While the rights of the LGBTQ+ community have been expanded and workplace inclusion is becoming more prevalent, succeeding in the workplace as an LGBTQ+ employee can still be challenging and stressful. There are many resources out there for LGBTQ+ individuals …

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Earn a Certificate in Design Thinking with IBM!

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UConn Stamford is offering undergraduate students an opportunity to participate in an IBM Design Thinking training experience.

Design Thinking is considered a transdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Types of design thinking methodology are popular within the design, engineering, entrepreneurship, science, and …

By Tara Malone
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Here’s What You Missed: Career Conversations October 14th, 2020 

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We had another session of our weekly Career Conversations! These are sessions our staff moderates in which different employers and alumni in the engineering industry speak about their companies and opportunities offered for students! 

We had Wolf and Greenfield, Amphenol,

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Here’s What You Missed: Career Conversations October 7th, 2020

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With the semester starting back up, we also started our weekly Career Conversations! These are panel discussions that our staff moderates in which different employers and UConn alumni in the engineering industry lead a discussion about companies, opportunities, and life …

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Amazing Companies That Champion LGBTQ Equality Hiring Now

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With the current job market being hypercompetitive, it can be difficult to not only secure a position but find a company whose values align with your own. It has become trendy for companies to include rainbows on their products during …

By Aaliyah Anderson
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Ana Usúa Maldonado

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In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Ana Usúa Maldonado, Workforce Consultant at The Hartford.

Can you believe it is already October? 2020 has been such a …

By Ana Usúa Maldonado
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5 Resources to Help Students with Disabilities Find a Job

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For those with disabilities, finding the right employer and a suitable job can be difficult. While disability awareness and the availability of workplace accommodations continues to grow, it can be challenging to decide where to begin your job search. You …

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Find a Job with CT Back to Work Initiative

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As Connecticut continues to recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state has launched a new resource, the CT Back To Work Initiative, that provides workers and businesses in Connecticut with impactful, high-quality career tools to help …

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How to Prepare for Virtual 1-on-1 Sessions

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The guidance you need to feel confident, poised and prepared to meet recruiters online.

Before you dive into your first one-on-one session with an employer during a virtual career fair, there are a few simple ways to set yourself up …

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Start Your Career Path With the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)!

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The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private-sector employers nationwide with college students and graduates with disabilities who wish to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. Candidates …

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