Tess Vigeland, author of Leap: Leaving a job With No Plan B to Find the Career and Life You Really Want, decided to quit her familiar job without a safety next. She has never looked back because quitting her job gave her the clarity to reflect on her next steps. Here, Vigeland gives tips to figuring out if leaving your job without a Plan B is right for you.
Your resume can only say so much about you, Maureen Henderson says in this piece about how an ability to tell your story can make all the difference in life. “You have to get in there and animate what’s on the page or screen. You do this by assigning intent and meaning to your choices and portraying yourself as an agent in your own life vs. someone who has been battered around by forces outside their control.”
In a perfect world, feedback from co-workers and bosses is always glowing. But we all know the real world doesn’t work that way. Criticism is unavoidable, but The Muse provides tips on how to graciously accept it — and help improve both your morale and reputation.