Tell Me About Yourself: A Guide to Standing Out

As I write this I am suffering, partly because one of my coworkers was kind enough to bring her kid's illness to work, but mostly because I am trying to write a personal statement for my grad school applications. I am crippled by my inability to share why I am better than everyone else in … Continue reading Tell Me About Yourself: A Guide to Standing Out

Suitable Interview Suits

There are a billion different idioms for how to dress for success. They are all sort of rooted in the truth, except for the one about dressing for the job you want. Don't dress for the job you want. You don't have a job (or you have a shitty job) so you can't afford to … Continue reading Suitable Interview Suits