Trade Jobs Are In Demand

My grandfather, may he rest in peace, was a welder back in Asmara. He owned his own shop and made home and kitchen appliances. But when it came to his kids, my father included, he wanted them to go to school and not spend time at the shop. He may not have seen the value…

Is Grad School Still Valuable?

When I graduated with my BA, I wanted to get as far away from school as possible. I was ready to start my career and to know what it feels like to read a book for pleasure and not because it was part of my class readings. However I soon went back to get a…

TED Talks: Great Source For Career Advice

After Netflix has asked me for the umpteenth time if I want to continue watching, I find myself gravitating towards TED Talks on YouTube. Just as entertaining and captivating but way less cavities. TED which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design is a not-for-profit that hosts impactful talks all over the world in more than…

Do Jokes Have A Place During The Job Interview?

We all want to stand out, especially when vying for a job amidst many competitors, but to what extent do we make ourselves memorable? For an employer, each resume can look alike and each interview feel just like the last. And if you’re the interviewee, you want to show a bit of your personality so…