8 Beginner Online Classes to Learn Data Science on Your Own Time

You’re fascinated by data. You love finding patterns in numbers, predicting future outcomes, and using that knowledge to hit company goals. The thing is, you’re a total beginner in data science. Lucky for you, these eight free (or cheap) online classes can help you learn data science in no time.

How to (Gracefully!) Handle All the Messy, Awkward Parts of Giving Notice at Work

You may already know the basics of executing a graceful resignation. But what about other lingering questions about giving notice at work? Like: Is it okay to cry? What if my boss gets mad? What do I do if they make me leave immediately? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

How to Talk About Being Laid Off With Your Family, Friends, and Network

Being laid off stinks. What stinks almost worse is having to explain your situation to your friends, family, and extended network. Lucky for you, we have the perfect templates to craft messages that aren't awkward and will leverage your contacts for future job opportunities.

I’m a Product and UX Designer—Here’s How I Broke Into My Field

Mary Curtis worked as a UX designer for three years before she was promoted to her current role as Senior Product Designer about six months ago. If you want to learn more about what it’s like to be in product and UX design (as well as how to break into this field), then this story's for you.

3 Lessons I’m Learning as I Change Careers From Teaching to Writing

My fellowship at The Muse was the first step of my career change from teaching to writing. After working at an elementary school for three years, some things certainly changed, but a lot of my skills as a teacher followed me into this new field. Here are three lessons I've learned so far.

How I Got Through Working While Pregnant (With a Condition That Made Me Puke All the Time)

When I found out I was pregnant, I was elated. And freaked out, since I'd just gotten a new job. I would be working while pregnant—and was also diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum. Here's how I made it through this challenging time, with the support of my colleagues.

How to Tell if an Internship Will Be More Than Just Fetching Coffee

The best internships introduce you to the professional world. The choice is a big one. Here's how to prepare.

5 Copy-and-Paste Calls to Action You Can (and Should) Use in Your Emails

Every single email you send should include a clear call to action. If you're guilty of sending emails that are vague and leave the recipient wondering what to do next, you're not alone! We have five different call-to-action example templates that you can copy, paste, and use in your own emails.

You Can Make a Huge Difference in Someone’s Career By Doing This Simple Thing

“You can raise the aspirations of other people significantly, especially when they are relatively young, simply by suggesting they do something better or more ambitious than what they might have in mind,” Tyler Cowen wrote in a blog post. A professor did this for me, and I hope to pay it forward.

5 Free Meeting Apps That’ll Help Eliminate Back-and-Forth Planning

We’re all pretty quick to admit that attending meetings isn’t our favorite thing to do. But planning them? That can be even worse. These five free meeting apps will make it so much easier. They’re a brilliant way to put technology to work, so you can get back to yours.