(As outlined in this terrific Fast Company article!).
Illustration by Demetri Martin
PS: Look beyond titles.
Business Analysts just wanna have fun.
So do Content Strategists, Product Managers, Social Media Managers, User Experience Researchers, and Program Managers!
Explain your job to a rubber duck.
(Don't sweat the format yet.)
They pay me in actual money and food, can you believe it? Turns out that the skills taken for granted in the academic world are actually highly valued in the workforce. Who knew?--M.A. working at a startup
Do you even portfolio, bro?
"Fortune rules in all things."--Sallust
Listen to Beyonce. There is no fucking meritocracy.
*Google your own location/interest!
Who knows,you might find a mentor!
“Wait. What is Jekyll? What is Github? WTF?"--Audrey Watters
(That nobody likes)
A meetup every month. Your resume every Thursday. Whatever!
--Mitchell Hurwitz, paraphrasing Isaiah Berlin
*From within and without the academy.