When I got my first full-time job at The Detroit News, I decided that it wasn’t enough to learn to do my job, I needed to learn every job connected to mine. There were researchers in the graphics department. I made them an offer: I would get their lunches and run their errands if they would let me watch them work. They never asked me to do the menial tasks, but the…….
Beth Hendler-Grunt is the president of Next Great Step, a career-counseling firm for recent college graduates, and author of The Next Great Step: The Parents’ Guide to Launching Your New Grad into a Career.
New college graduates will be looking for jobs at a time when many employers are desperate to fill openings. How can they take advantage of these favorable labor conditions? Before a…….
SuChin Pak was a high-school junior when she accepted an offer to host a weekly teen show that aired on her local news channel. At the time, she didn’t consider being a TV journalist her dream job, let alone a viable career option.
But years later, in 2001 and at 25 years old, Pak broke barriers by becoming MTV News’ first Asian American correspondent. She would appear on TV screens acros…….
At 27 years old, Lucy Yu is in her second career and living out what she originally planned to be her retirement goal. She’s the owner of Yu and Me Books, New York City’s first Asian American woman-owned bookstore located in Manhattan’s Chinatown.
Yu is a chemical engineer by training and, until recently, worked as a supply chain manager for a food company. In 2021, however, spurred by bu…….