So, you want to create a LinkedIn profile. Good for you. The professional social networking community can be a tremendous tool not just for finding a job but for building and maintaining a network. LinkedIn is also emerging as a source for knowledge in your industry - the company’s pushing its publishing platform, Post, heavily.… Continue reading LinkedIn 101
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Our jobs = our identities? It’s your call.
One of the downsides of working as a journalist was that my job title came to define my sense of self. I worked long hours for an embarrassingly low hourly wage (which I've detailed elsewhere) with minimal guidance from leadership at a truly awful company with others who were equally if not more burned out.… Continue reading Our jobs = our identities? It’s your call.
The best perspective for any young professional
How long do you plan to stay in your current job? How long do you plan to stay with the organization that employs you? Hell, how long do you plan to live in the area in which you’re currently shacked up? I’m relatively new to my current job, and for that matter, my career. However,… Continue reading The best perspective for any young professional
How to make your next big decision
As I’ve been settling into my new life on a new coast and (another!) new job--I’m not yet one year in to either of these transitions--I tend to think a lot about the future transitions that I’ve yet to make. These transitions--career based, location based, personal life related--result from decisions. What choices I’ll have along… Continue reading How to make your next big decision