What I Learned from my Recent Job Search

6 lessons that may help you land your dream job After a long period of hemming and hawing, last May I decided to leave academe and return to corporate life. That was one of the scariest decisions I made. True, I had about two months to find a job before my previous employer stopped giving me […]

Why I love Toastmasters

“It’s an elitist boys’ club that just tries to improve themselves.” This was how one of the professors I looked up to described Toastmasters — and I thought she was among the intelligent ones who’d do their research first before voicing out conclusions. (She has since descended to a much lower level in my opinion.) Truth is, […]