Graduation season is OFFICIALLY here, and for many graduating English majors, that means JOB SEARCH TIME! We're giving away 5 print copies of From Graduation to Career Ready in 21 Days: A Guide for English Majors!
"Wear your heart on your skin in this life." -Sylvia Plath Some of our fellow writers and book lovers have taken this quote quite literally, braving the needle to show off their undying love for all things English major-y with unique and beautiful tattoos!
Whether it's an experience that we can learn from or just commiserate with, it's always rewarding to see others connect in a meaningful way. If you're struggling with any of these things, we hope you find some comfort and encouragement in knowing that you're not alone!
I’m not the only English major working in tech at HubSpot. I could see a lot of English majors taking the same path as me. The tech industry needs people who can fulfill three important business needs, which happen to be areas that English majors excel in:
Did you accidentally wait until the last minute to find a gift for an English major? No worries! This gift guide features some excellent gift ideas that are truly useful, thoughtful, and downright awesome.
“To write is human, to receive a letter: Devine!” -Susan Lendroth // How true! Whether you're looking for some special stationery for yourself or want to send your pen pal the perfect present, this gift guide has everything you need to keep up your correspondence.
Book enthusiasts all over the world are falling in love with Little Free Libraries! For those who are unfamiliar, the "Little Free Library" is a global book exchange program that has gained an incredible network of over 50,000 "little" libraries.
After you graduate, if not before, when applying to jobs or grad schools, you need letters of recommendation from your professors. Rounding out your resume, these letters attest to what you’ve done and who you are, professionally speaking.
It’s kind of cheesy, but I have always liked the saying “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Especially when it comes to long-term goals, I believe that this is definitely true. Goals help us spend our time intentionally, stay focused and motivated, and measure our growth and successes.
Warming up to the idea of blogging took me a good deal of time, and I can explain my reasoning in two short sentences: Every hour spent blogging is an hour I could be working on a paid project. Why would I spend time blogging (for FREE!) when I could be making money editing?
With people of all ages and professional levels looking for employment in today's job market, finding ways to stand out from the competition is a must. One way to accomplish this is by gaining experience through an internship.
Inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, this gift guide is for the avid Alice fan! Whether you're looking for the perfect Christmas present, a very merry unbirthday gift, or something special for graduation, this guide is PACKED with ideas!
Searching for the perfect gift for a bibliophile? Our gift guide is PACKED with gift ideas for those who love books and libraries! Whether you're on the hunt for a Christmas gift, birthday present, or something special to give a recent grad, we've got you covered.
Searching for the perfect writerly gift? You've come to the right place! Our gift guide for writers features dozens and dozens of unique products that the writer in your life is sure to love! From word games and silly swag to career development resources and writing tools, our guide has a little bit of everything.
If you're searching for an AWESOME gift for a Shakespeare fanatic, then you've come to the right place! Our William Shakespeare gift-giving guide is packed with fun gift ideas that any Shakespeare admirer is sure to delight in.
Before I started my business, I was working an entry-level office job where I often had to “create” things to do. I was bored, and I didn’t feel like I was contributing to society or using my talents appropriately. While I was grateful for the work, I knew I needed something more.
For English majors hoping to get their writing noticed, the world of publishing can feel truly daunting! If you're an aspiring writer struggling with how to go about getting published, then check out these 7 tips and inspiring quotes from English majors who have firsthand experience in the various worlds of publishing that exist today.
Is your favorite part of fall curling up under the covers with a pumpkin spice latte and a good book? If you answered "yes," then you'll definitely appreciate the beautiful and cozy scenes popping up all over Instagram lately. Below we have included some Halloween and autumn-themed book scenes created by fellow book lovers!
"Networking." The word alone tends to strike fear into the hearts of many English majors. The awkward networking events, the struggle of figuring out where to begin (especially if you are unsure of your precise career path); it can all become overwhelming for even the most outgoing English major.