Welcome to another edition of “Reader Questions”! Here’s a questions from Terry 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! Hi Sarah, I’ve been following your blog now for a few months and I have a question ... Read More about Reader Questions: Do I Need An Advanced Degree to Leave the Classroom?
Looking for your first job out of teaching can be frustrating and confusing. What do you do with your experience? Who will hire you? Wonder no more. Here’s the next spotlight of great jobs for former teachers. This post about becoming a Virtual Assistant is brought to us by Gina Horkey, the brain ... Read More about Great Jobs for Former Teachers Spotlight: Virtual Assistant
This summer I partnered with College Recruiter to share my perspective on how you can use an English major to make more money freelancing than in a 9-5 job. I've done it two years in a row now (first at $59K, soon to be at $89K), and I think it's an important message to get out there. The ... Read More about Love Writing? Major In English? Outearn Your Teaching Income As a Freelance Writer
The New Year is a great time to reflect on bad habits that limit your potential. If you’re job-hunting or looking to make a career change, it’s also a perfect time to identify how your habits and attitude might affect the results of your job search. Not only does a negative attitude repel human ... Read More about Improve Your Job Interview Strategy
Looking for your first job out of teaching can be frustrating and confusing. What do you do with your experience? Who will hire you? Wonder no more. Here's the next spotlight of great jobs for former teachers: Freelancing and consulting are elusive jobs that many people struggle to define. ... Read More about Great Jobs for Former Teachers Spotlight: Freelancing & Consulting