Kaitlin McManus is Firsthand's Editor. She received her B.A. in English from Illinois Wesleyan University and her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The New School. She has worked for a literary magazine and a publisher focused on nonfiction music titles. Now she writes career advice content for Firsthand’s Library (most notably for the undergrad blog) and creates many of the employer profiles featured on Firsthand.
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This Pride Month, we offer suggestions on how you can support your transgender colleagues in tangible, actionable ways in the workplace.
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Networking is all about forging connections. But what if you'd rather not with certain people? Here's how to handle professionally some of the worst of contacts in your network.