I’m Grammarly Language Data Manager Courtney Napoles, and This Is How I Work

Grammarly, the Chrome extension that helps people write right, bases its spelling, grammar, and word use suggestions on intense analysis of vast databases of the written word. One of the people analyzing that data is Dr. Courtney Napoles, a computer scientist with a background in book editing. We talked to her about…

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I’m Grammarly Language Data Manager Courtney Napoles, and This Is How I Work

Grammarly, the Chrome extension that helps people write right, bases its spelling, grammar, and word use suggestions on intense analysis of vast databases of the written word. One of the people analyzing that data is Dr. Courtney Napoles, a computer scientist with a background in book editing. We talked to her about…

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How to Make a Living From Your Hobby

If you turn your hobby into your job, you might end up with a fulfilling and lucrative career—or you might go broke and ruin your hobby forever. Turning a hobby into a job doesn’t mean flipping a switch labeled “make money.” It takes years to ramp up, and you need to make and promote your work strategically. We talked…

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How to Find Your Career Path

Starting at a young age, most of us are questioned about what we want to be “when we grow up,” as if we should all have some singular career goal that we work towards our entire life. Unfortunately, it’s a little more complicated than that. And unlike previous generations, many people don’t take a job right out of…

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You Need to Explain That Gap in Your Resume

If you leave a long gap between jobs in your resume, employers are less than half as likely to call you to talk further, according to research by resume-writing company ResumeGo. While a one or two-year gap only slightly decreases your chance of getting a call, a three-year gap cuts your chances in half. But you can…

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I’m Squarespace Chief Creative Officer David Lee, and This Is How I Work

Squarespace, in addition to funding half the podcast industry, is the standard first choice for building a professional-looking website without being a professional. We talked to one of the actual professionals, the company’s chief creative officer, about his career, his photography workflow, why he wakes up at 5:30,…

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I’m Squarespace Chief Creative Officer David Lee, and This Is How I Work

Squarespace, in addition to funding half the podcast industry, is the standard first choice for building a professional-looking website without being a professional. We talked to one of the actual professionals, the company’s chief creative officer, about his career, his photography workflow, why he wakes up at 5:30,…

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How to Cope With a Declining Career

Your career is probably going to peak 10-20 years before you retire. After that, you’re likely to reach the unhappiest point in your adult life. If you’re not ready for it, the late-career decline can unsettle you and make it much harder to transition into retirement, or even retire at the age you planned to. To deal…

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I’m Janet Varney, and This Is How I Work

Janet Varney is best known for—well, it depends on what you like her from. She’s acted in The Legend of Korra, You’re the Worst, and Stan Against Evil, and created the Emmy-nominated IFC web series Fortune Rookie. She stars in the audio-drama podcast Voyage to the Stars and hosts the chat podcast The JV Club. She is…

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I’m Teresa Younger, President of the Ms. Foundation for Women, and This Is How I Work

“At the Ms. Foundation for Women, we believe in a just and safe world where power and possibility are not limited by gender, race, class, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or age,” says foundation president and CEO Teresa Younger, quoting the feminist foundation’s statement of vision. We talked to her…

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