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Will a personal website help your career?

Will a personal website help your career?

A recent blog I was reading cited a study from Workfolio that found that 56% of hiring managers were impressed when job seekers had a website. And yet according to that study, only 7% of job seekers have a personal website. I could not locate the study but on a...

This one’s for the over-doers.

This one’s for the over-doers.

I once exclaimed to my husband, "I think I'm a lazy person." To which he gave me the most "get out of here with that nonsense" look. At the time, I felt being "lazy" was the reason I was "failing" in my career, and why my attempts at finding a non-academic role were...

Unpopular opinion: Don’t follow your passion

Unpopular opinion: Don’t follow your passion

Should you follow your “passion” when it comes to your career? Now comes my unpopular opinion. As romantic as following your passion sounds, it is tricky. Hear me out. I honestly never knew I was passionate about writing. Until I was well into my thirties, I had no...

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