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following your bliss, writing mentor edition

Following your bliss, writing mentor edition -- how can positive experiences with mentoring and writing lead me to a career I'll love? [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on Oct 3, 2010 - 2 answers

Dream job for an aspiring actor who does not enjoy starving to death

"Does my dream job exist?" Or, "What are some good fallback jobs for an aspiring actor who does not enjoy starving to death?" [more inside]
posted by Wanderboy on Aug 16, 2010 - 24 answers

Books on cover letters geared to new college grads?

Books on cover letters and resumes geared to new college graduates? [more inside]
posted by cymru_j on Sep 10, 2009 - 3 answers

Yeah, I'd get free cookies and cakes, but is that enough?

How do I negotiate (tomorrow!) a decent salary for working part-time as a creative services manager for a successful bakery where the company wants to leverage the coolness factor of the environment and I want to leverage my years of varied experience? [more inside]
posted by FlyByDay on May 30, 2007 - 12 answers

So, really: If I do what I love, will the money follow?

I recently left my comfortable position in a safe, nonprofit enclave to try the big bad corporate world and see if I could make a go of it. Three months in, the fit is pretty lousy. Ah, but I think I know what I really want to do. And yet, should I give the new place more time to see if things improve? What's that? Yes, or course, there's ... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 6, 2006 - 5 answers

How do I start in travel writing?

OK. Jessamyn (about 3 posts down) asks a similar question BUT . . . I too, am employed as a librarian who makes occasional (shitty) money on the side writing feature articles or whatever comes my way. In May I am moving to Argentina. I plan on returning for grad school in Journalism in 2006 and want to bolster my writing resume. Question: How difficult is it to do correspondence writing if I don't already have an in? Any travel writers out there? What's the secret?
posted by punkbitch on Jan 11, 2005 - 3 answers

Changing career paths?

What's the best way to change career paths? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by drezdn on Dec 21, 2003 - 21 answers

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