The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted nearly all aspects of life for us since it began early last year. The LGBTQ community has been hit particularly hard.
Two-thirds of LGBTQ workers have suffered a loss of employment in the last year, and nearly half have lost a job or been unable to return to work. As a result, many LGBTQ folks are seeking new sources of income and employment.
Finding a new job as an LGBTQ worker can be a challenge at the best of times. LGBTQ job-seekers may have basic questions about navigating the hiring process as well as specific questions about how to do so as an LGBTQ candidate.
To help the many LGBTQ folks who are looking for work, the Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research is organizing a workshop to discuss the basics of resume writing, including the best ways to format a resume and to present work and volunteer experiences.
CLEAR Job Talk: LGBTQ Resume Basics
11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET
The workshop will also cover LGBTQ-specific questions such as the pros and cons of coming out on a resume, and the best ways to present names, pronouns, and LGBTQ community involvement on a resume.
Buy a ticket or RSVP online to get the webinar link emailed to you before the presentation, and get the webinar recording, and workshop handouts sent to you afterward.
The event is FREE to attend for all attendees. A $10.00 suggested donation is appreciated to support the organization and future CLEAR Job Talks.
About the presenters:
Kyle Inselman is a career advisor and instructor at the University of Denver. In addition to his work in career guidance, Kyle is a writer and speaker focusing on trans inclusion and gender in employment and higher education, with over ten years of experience in facilitating training to a variety of audiences. Kyle is president-elect of the Collegiate Career Services Association of Colorado and Wyoming and serves as co-chair of the National Career Development Association’s Committee on Diversity Initiatives and Cultural Inclusion.
Spencer Watson is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research. Spencer is a graduate of Berkeley Law as a J.D., where their studies emphasized consumer financial protection, prudential regulation, lending discrimination, and civil rights. Spencer worked at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Fair Lending, and at Consumer’s Union. Before law school, Spencer worked as a financial and credit counselor, and as a campaign organizer for K12 and civil rights groups.
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