Choose Your Own Career Adventures with Kirsten Straynor

The short version is that I am an English major who wanted to be a writer. After graduating from college, I won a honeybee hive in a raffle. Keeping bees is strangely addictive and before I knew it, I was pursuing a career as a honeybee scientist. Bees have taken me all over the world: Germany, Ireland, Wales, France and New Zealand, where beekeepers hosted me in their homes for a month. Some day they’ll take me to China, Australia and Thailand. Continue reading Choose Your Own Career Adventures with Kirsten Straynor

5 Lessons My Part-Time Jobs Have Taught Me

I’ve worked as a child care assistant, a teacher assistant, and a cashier, just to name a few of the part-time jobs I’ve held. Although my jobs may have been in different industries and had required different skill sets from me, they’ve taught me the same five lessons every single time. Continue reading 5 Lessons My Part-Time Jobs Have Taught Me

Career Adventures with: Zoe Sofair

Every week we’ll be bringing you a new Career Adventures story! This week we speak to multi-hyphenate Zoe Sofair of Virtually Zoe. Read on here to hear about all of her Career Adventures. Thank you, Zoe, for sharing your stories with us about your portfolio career and many side hustles. 🙂 Tell us about yourself. Hi, I’m Zoe! I am and have always been a … Continue reading Career Adventures with: Zoe Sofair