At last, a career guide written just for us! InsightOut Books, naming Lavender Road to Success
its best self-help book of 2003.[Snyders] book is comprehensive, well-written and, as the subtitle suggests, a Career Guide for the Gay Community. Toronto Star
A necessary volume for Gay/Straight Alliance libraries, this well-written text belongs beside Richard Nelson Bolless classic job-seekers reference What Color Is Your Parachute? (Ten Speed, 1971), on all public, high school, and college library shelves. Voya
Theres a lot thats valuable in this book, not the least of which is the quotes from the many interviews Snyder conducted with various GLBT people who agreed to fill out questionnaires and share their experiences of being gay in the working world. Queue Press
This excellent book lives up to its title and provides page after page of solid content especially attuned to gays in the workplace. Career Opportunities News
Combining extensive research, effective exercises, and real-world case studies, this book is a sensitive and practical guide to building a successful and enduring career. Arts
Snyder offers strategies to enhance ones own self-esteem and bankable talents, while giving a realistic view of the problems one can expect to face as a gay person entering the workplace. Lavender Magazine
This is a great resource for those struggling with coming out in the workplace. Contact Point/Flash!
Featured in:Amazon.comTop 10 Editors Pick: Gay & Lesbian StudiesNew York Times
April 4, 2004Chicago Tribune
May 25, 2004 and December 4, 2003Miami Herald
April 12, 2004Publishers Weekly
(boxed feature)August 25, 2003CareerJournal.comThe Wall Street Journal
Executive Career SiteMay 25, 2004Orange County Register
March 29, 2004Charleston Post and Courier
April 4, 2004Orlando Sentinel
December 3, 2003Cincinnati Enquirer
October 9, 2003Diversity
December 2003/January 2004Instinct Magazine
March 2004LAVENDER ROAD TO SUCCESS brings to life how being true to one'¬?s self is not only good for the soul, but essential for happiness and success in the workplace. Walter Schubert, president and CEO, Gay Financial NetworkLAVENDER ROAD TO SUCCESS proves that it'¬?s possible to create your own professional freedom, make your career dreams come true, and contribute to the end of workplace discrimination. Elizabeth Birch, executive director, Human Rights CampaignAn excellent book dealing with the special issues LGBT people face in the workplace. Practical advice offers solutions to common dilemmas and rich examples from real life make easy reading in this very useful guide to career success. Dr. Betty Berzon, psychotherapist and authorFinally, a WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? for the LGBT community!Selisse Berry, executive director, Out & Equal Workplace AdvocatesNew and Notable . . . Kirk Snyders LAVENDER ROAD TO SUCCESS is a career guide written specifically for gays and lesbians.Out
The only career guide written by a career development expert that shows the gay community how to build successful and enduring careers.
Based on Snyders groundbreaking study of 300 gay alumni at USC, which is both larger in magnitude and more diverse in scope than other studies to date.
Snyders research has been featured in The Advocate (circulation 105,000; read by 275,000 people each month).
Includes a research guide with links to online career resources, information about organizations and advocacy groups supporting workplace equality, and a statistical breakdown of the USC study.