3 Things Every PhD Needs to Know About Getting a Job Outside Academia

OK, so you’re a PhD candidate who’s suddenly realized they don’t want to work in academia—and thinking about making the switch into a completely new role is giving you the sweats. Don't worry! Here's what you should know to change careers.

How to Freewrite Your Way Out of a Career Slump (Even if You’re Not a Writer)

Three years ago, I hit a major wall in my career. I was working at a job I hated. I dreaded going to the office. I was legitimately terrified of my boss, and—to top it all off—I was barely making ends meet. Freewriting helped me out of my career slump. Here's how it can help you, too!

Yes, There Is a Difference Between a Social Media and Community Manager

You've heard the roles before: social media manager and community manager. But what do they do? What's the difference between their responsibilities? We break it down for you so you can figure out which one fits your skill set and interests.

This Is How I Went From Being a Teacher to a UX Designer

Eva Penzeymoog—now a UX designer at 8th Light—never thought she’d end up in tech. She always thought she’d become a teacher, and that’s exactly where her career started. Here's how she made the switch by taking an immersive UX design class.

How to Stay Excited at Work When You Have 1,000 Different Interests

Being a multipotentialite doesn’t have to mean living an unstable life, flitting from job to job. If staying at your current company appeals to you, these strategies can help. Take it from me––you can you stay excited at a steady job even if you want to be doing 1,000 different things.

I’m a Wedding Planner, and Here’s What My Job’s Really Like

Jyl Deering, wedding planner and coordinator for Chancey Charm, worked in the hotel industry before getting into weddings. Here's what her day-to-day is like, what her responsibilities are, and her advice for breaking into this business.

I Started My Career in Fashion But Now I Work in Marketing

Caitlin Lyttle—Marketing Manager at Financial Gym—fell in love with fashion in high school. But after four years in the fashion world, she was ready for a change. After attending a networking event, she found the company she works for now. Here's her career story and what her job is like.

3 Ways Journalists Can Succeed in Content Marketing, According to Someone Who Did It

The creative skills of your journalism career will still apply when you switch into marketing. Here are some of the actionable items I recommend to journalists making the switch in their career.

2 Things You Need to Figure Out About Yourself Before You Apply to Any Startup

Clearly you have an idea of the kind of work environment you want to be in: a startup. Now it’s a matter of actually landing a job you’re excited about at a company you like. The thing is, navigating the startup space—just as you would any job opportunity—requires you to keep a few things in mind.

Career Talk Over Tacos: When Your Work Takes You Around the Globe

We talked to a travel maven whose job takes her around the world for her top travel tips.