Posts tagged ‘English Major’

Setting Yourself Up For the “Serial Expat” Lifestyle After College

You start getting birthday wishes several hours before your birthday from your friends farther east than you. Your passport* looks like it’s been through hell and…

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I Was Meant to Be Involved in Theater—in a Different Way

It’s hard to even say the name Broadway without getting a little star-struck. The word itself conjures images of bright lights, sparkly costumes, and A-list actors.…

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From Java to Gemstones: How I Started My Own Jewelry Company

Yee-ow! You just burned yourself for the THIRD time today while frothing up what must be the five billionth cappuccino you’ve made this week. Your feet…

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Your 5-Step Guide to Recognizing And Using Your Experience in Your Job Search

Yes! You’ve found a job description that speaks to you. Happily you hum to yourself as you scroll through the duties listed. Then you stop. Whoa.…

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The Biggest Failure From My Twenties: Becoming a High School Teacher

Some people just know what they’re meant to do. Ask them in their first year of college and they’ll outline their 15-year plan, with each of…

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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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The Career Story and Advice You Need to Hear Before Starting a Career in HR

Pauline Bailey, Director of Human Resources at Punahou School, answers the phone and I immediately understand how she’s excelled in the field. There’s a laugh in…

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What Employers Are Looking For On Your PR Résumé

Welcome to the résumé teardown! In this installment, we’re looking at a cover letter and résumé for a real entry-level Public Relations applicant who we’ve nicknamed…

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How to Avoid Being Miserable at Work

Your alarm is ringing. Seriously—how can it be morning ALREADY? Didn’t you JUST go to sleep? You drag yourself out of bed, take a swig of…

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Mike Rowe Talks Work, Twentysomethings, and Dirty Jobs

My nerves are definitely getting to me as I wait to interview the Dirty Jobs man himself: Mike Rowe. When offered a beverage, I decline (though…

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