Category: Career Advice


the case for not making the right decision - jasmine williams media

The Case For Not Making The “Right” Decision

After years of making the “right” decisions, a series of setbacks has made me question which of those choices were actually right for me.

how to network like a journalist - jasmine williams media

How to Network Like a Journalist

As a j-school grad and freelance writer, one thing I’ve noticed is that journalism and networking are very similar.

why I started blogging - jasmine williams media

Why I’m Blogging Now, A Million Years After The Universe Deemed It Cool

When you tell people you’re a writer, one of the first things they always ask without fail is, “Do you blog?”

creative outlet becomes your career - jasmine williams media

What To Do When Your Creative Outlet Becomes Your Career

Growing up, words were like a second home to me. However, when I got older and decided to pursue writing as a real grown-up career, I lost something in the process.

fuck it list jasmine williams media

Why Every Young Professional Needs to Have a F*ck-It List

Just being gainfully employed isn’t enough anymore. Young professionals need to have the full package and quite frankly, it’s exhausting.

career lessons learned after journalism school - jasmine williams media

Not That Kind of Grad: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned (Since J-School)

Now that I’m past the one year point, I figured it would be as good a time as any to look back on my post-grad journey and see what I’ve learned since leaving Carleton.

starting a magazine in university - jasmine williams media

5 Tips I Learned From Starting A Magazine In University

It all started in a dorm room. I was a second-year journalism student and I was frustrated. I wanted to write but I learned quickly that my options were limited.