Posts by Melissa Suzuno

5 Strategies For Coping With Long-Term Unemployment

How long is the ideal job search? Oh, probably several weeks shorter than it actually takes you to find a job. Sure, there are the rare…

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Lifestyle Design: Miki Agrawal on Creating a Life You Love

“Have you ever seen 21 Jump Street?” This is decidedly NOT the response I was expecting when I asked writer and social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal about…

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How to Brave the Bureaucracy And Land a Teaching Job in Spain

Cobblestone streets imbued with centuries of history. Quiet afternoons where the streets are empty as everyone returns home for siesta. Enticing aromas beckoning from corner cafés.…

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14 Tech Jobs For Non-Technical People

We all know that the tech industry is red hot right now, but that doesn’t do you a lot of good if you’re coming from a…

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Working in Admissions: One Way to Guide Students Without Being a Professor

It’s kind of crazy that I don’t remember her name, but I’ll never forget the way she made me feel—and how much she influenced my entire…

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Do Cool Sh*t

Here’s something you don’t often hear when you ask people about their aspirations: “I want to spend my life doing something really boring.” Nope. Ask anyone…

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How to Tell If Grad School Is Right For You

There’s one area where you feel pretty qualified as an expert. Crafting edible meals out of questionable cafeteria food? Well, that’s up there. Going the longest…

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How to Discover Your Secret Sauce and Get Hired

Coke has one. Starbucks does, too. Even Whole Foods does, though theirs is admittedly more crunchy and healthy. So what are we talking about here? Brand…

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The Truth About Nursing School

LVN. RN. PRN. IV. All these abbreviations might look like luxury brands or some sort of significant date from Roman history, but really they’re just some…

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A Few Failures From My Twenties—And What They Taught Me

I’m not gonna lie—I’m a little nervous. My heart is pounding, I feel sick to my stomach, and I’m wondering whether I should just delete this…

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