Career Crash Stories: Becoming a Pro Writer

Scrubbing pizza pans and delivering food in a busted down Outback for below minimum wage wasn’t where I thought I would find myself after graduating college. Career crash story submitted by Keith Farrell After all, I’d spent tens of thousands of dollars and devoted six years of my life to obtain a stable…

Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Rhodes

If you didn’t get the lame pun in the title, I’m talking about Rhodes Scholars, the apex of the prestige-based credentialist game. That stuff is old news. It’s dead. You don’t need any of that to create a career and life you love. There are no age restrictions, no educational…

IBM CEO “Hire Skills, Not Degrees”

I saw this article in Gizmodo about the need for companies to do a better job seeking and finding skills instead of relying on paper credentials. I don’t disagree, but I don’t think this is a valuable mindset for career-seekers. The idea that employers are doing it wrong and we…

It’s Time to Crash Your Career

We’re here for those who want to launch a career the right way–their own way. But just because you want to go your own way doesn’t mean you have to go it alone! We’re creating a community around out of-the-box career launch journeys. Tools, tips, resources, stories, feedback, and ideas…