Finding Where You Fit

Remember that an interview goes both ways.  You’re interviewing them as much as they’re interviewing you.  It can be hard to keep that in mind when you feel desperate for a job, but it’ still true, even then.   One of the worst possible outcomes of an interview can be a bad-fit job.  Most of…

Impacts of the pay gap

In the 21st century, in the richest nation on earth, some people are still struggling to make ends meet.  African American men make an average of $0.87 for every dollar a White man earns, and Latinos come in at $0.91.  It gets worse when we factor in gender: Black women make $0.62 cents to the…

How can you really know what you like

But how can you determine what you really enjoy?  It seems like this should be simple, but often it’s just not.  We get so bogged down with other people’s advice, opinions about prestige, messages about what’s realistic, worries about money, etc., that sometimes we just can’t tell. And sometimes we haven’t really had the space…