Is London the Best Move?

Somewhere I have always wanted to work and a place I think would align with advancing my career is in London, England. There are a lot of similarities between the two cultures that I’ve witnessed through knowing some people from there on my rowing team and from what the lectures this week described.  Both the… Continue reading Is London the Best Move?

Effective trainings build the confidence to use what was learned during the job.

When I was going into high school, I wanted to be a soccer referee. I’d played soccer all my life and knew I could make good money reffing on fall weekends. To become a certified referee I had to go through a two day course that concluded with a test to measure my comprehension. I… Continue reading Effective trainings build the confidence to use what was learned during the job.

The people we are around and have relationships with greatly affect our implicit biases.

I took the implicit association test about transgender biases. My older sibling came out as trans a bit over a year ago and it was a major adjustment for my family to understand why he now wants to now go by he/him pronouns when he grew up as female conforming. I wanted to take the… Continue reading The people we are around and have relationships with greatly affect our implicit biases.

Unstructured or structured interviews can set the tone for what the level of formality is in a position.

I want to begin by disclaiming that I am discussing two instances of interviews that led to being offered a job that I accepted. It is important to note this because I understand my bias toward an example of an unstructured interview working in my favor as well as a structured one. However, I understand… Continue reading Unstructured or structured interviews can set the tone for what the level of formality is in a position.