4 Tips to Turn Your Side Hustle Into Your Main Hustle (According to 4 People Who Did It)

Very few of us are able to start our careers doing exactly what we always wanted to do. But the good news is many professionals are able to fit passion projects them into their free time. And some lucky and hardworking folks can eventually turn their side hustles into full-time employment.

5 Pretty Decent Benefits of Starting Your Career in Customer Service

Customer service may not be your end goal, but it's definitely a great place to start. Working in customer support provides you with the expertise you need to be successful in any career. Here are five skills you will gain, in particular, when you decide to give it a try.

Sterling K. Brown: “I Had to Let Go of Who I Was, in Order to Become Who I Am”

Sterling K. Brown went into Stanford thinking he'd study economics, but ended up earning a degree in drama instead. “I had to let go of who I was, in order to become who I am,” he said in his commencement speech to the class of 2018. “It is a process you’ll have to go through over and over again.”

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.

Why a Career Change May Make You Happier (And How to Successfully Make the Leap)

Ready for a new career? Read this before making the leap to a new industry.

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.

How a Chronic, Unexplained Illness Pushed Me Into My Dream Career

On October 28, 2013, I woke up with a headache and it never went away. It’s been over four years and it’s still there. My goal had always been to become a full-time writer—in stages. But my chronic illness pushed me to rethink my original plan and take a leap of faith in my career a little sooner.