Coming out at work February 10, 2012Posted by Katie Dallison in : Uncategorized , trackback
For many students the workplace, and your first job is a pretty daunting prospect. Then for some you’re faced with another big question – do I disclose my sexuality to my workmates?
Matthew Jenkin, in the Guardian work blog, recalls his own experiences of coming out at work, and shares his favorite websites offering advice for gay employees.
One of the resources he highlights is the Stonewall Equality Index which is a great resource for students looking for employers who really value diversity within their workplace. It does generally focus on bigger (500+ staff) companies but could be useful to give you an idea of the types of policy’s and support that is on offer.
To read more visit The Guardian work blog (http://careers.guardian.co.uk/careers-blog/coming-out-work-employee-experiences?CMP=EMCJOBTXT6481I)