High up on the list of difficult interview questions comes the next in my series on Simply Hired: “Tell me about a time you had to deal with a difficult customer.” Before you backpedal into a trite version of “The customer is always right,” it’s worth taking a minute to understand what this ... Read More about Job Interview Question: Tell Me How You Dealt with a Difficult Customer
Welcome this real life interview from former teacher Gillian Culff! After earning her degree from Sarah Lawrence College and teaching high school English for ten years, Gillian began freelance writing, consulting, and speaking. She now writes and consults full-time and you can read more about her ... Read More about Gillian’s Real Story: “I miss the interaction…I don’t miss the paperwork”
Please enjoy this Real Story guest post by Martha, a CPA turned Math teacher turned consultant! She brings a unique perspective to the blog because she was in the corporate world and decided to get into teaching... and then decided to go back to the corporate world. Please describe your ... Read More about Martha’s Real Story: “Who says we can’t have variety in our career?”
Please enjoy this Real Story guest post by Nicole, a former English teacher with a Master’s Degree in Social Policy who started her own fragrance and beauty supply business. And here's your only warning: get some tissues, because her story is incredibly moving! The short version? Nicole left ... Read More about Nicole of Simply Eve Fragrance’s Real Story: “I loved teaching, but it didn’t love my health.”
Welcome to another edition of "Reader Questions"! Here's a question from Ben that he left on the 50+ Jobs for Former Teachers link roundup. Do you have a question? Leave a comment on this post or contact me! My question is where do you find some of [the jobs listed here]? I currently teach ... Read More about Reader Question: Where do I find jobs for former teachers that go with my skill set?