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Career Guidance For Transgender Job Seekers

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 5 December 2016

Looking for a job can be difficult for anyone. But transgender men and women face additional challenges that can be hard to overcome. Understanding common challenges that transgender applicants face and putting the steps in place that help you achieve your professional goals will help you in your job pursuit. Transgender Job Challenges According to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, over 6,400 participants reported an unemployment rate that was double that of the general population. The same survey showed that transgender individuals were almost four times as likely to experience poverty. These statistics highlight the effects that discrimination can have on the transgender population. Although there are measures in place to protect employees, discrimination still occurs in many organizations. Employment Resources Finding the right job with a culture that’s inclusive and provides the opportunity for growth is possible if you know where to look. Job fairs can be a great…

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What Are The Most Trans-Friendly Companies In Canada And The US?

Posted by Dr. Hugh McLean on 21 Dec 2015

Most countries and states across the globe do not provide legal protections for LGBT employees. Some countries, like India, still follow colonial-era laws preventing LGB citizens from having same-sex relations, which means that the workplace can’t possibly be conducive for LGBT employees. But India is not the only country with…

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