Trans Job Seeker Guide: Overcoming Barriers in the Job Market

Applying for jobs can feel overwhelming, especially when you’re a trans applicant.

Do you out yourself immediately or wait until paperwork is filed? Can you avoid outing yourself at all? Can you apply with your new name or do you have to use your legal name? What about company dress codes?

These are just a few questions trans job seekers ask themselves.

Factor in other serious questions like how to find a trans-friendly company, where to find trans rights resources or how to handle discrimination in the workplace, and suddenly stress and anxiety levels go through the roof — but it doesn’t have to be this way.

Here’s a resource to guide trans job seekers- and help employers be more supportive.

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