How to Become an Editor – Land a Great Editing Job

Becoming an editor is an amazing career choice for aspiring writers, wordsmiths, fiction lovers, and book nerds. But there is enormous choice in the range of editing jobs available, and there are many different ways you can start your editing career. This post will outline four different editing pathways- copy editing, fiction editing, academic editing,

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Learn to Code – A Detailed Guide (with videos!)

Learning to program as a humanities person is one of the best ways to improve your employability and demonstrate intellectual flexibility to potential employers. At Human Jobs, we think learning to code is an amazing idea and have written an entire post about why it is so worth pursuing. If you are ready to learn

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Interview Tips – 3 Pieces of Unconventional Advice

Interviewing is about standing out – not fitting in. There is no shortage of interview tips available online, but most resources just rehash the same information in a different format: be polite, dress professionally, know the company, prepare some questions, etc. These tips aren’t bad, but they will only get you so far. In this

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From Literature to Entrepreneurship – A Conversation with Luke Sullivan

Luke Sullivan – literature major turned entrepreneur and educationalist. Luke studied English at university and was on track for a career in law, before a chance tutoring assignment changed his life’s trajectory. Fast-forward thirteen years and Luke is the founder of the Modelex Education Centre in Monaco and Riviera Tutors in the UK, two of

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Top 5 Online Courses for Building Job Skills

At Human Jobs, we are obsessed with building skills. Not only is continual learning a key driver for career success, it can also be a source of enormous intellectual satisfaction. There are so many quality resources available online, but today we start with our top 5 online courses for building job skills. They cover a

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Build Multiple Income Streams – 6 Ways to Start

Making money from multiple sources. The idea is simple, but realizing it requires tenacity and focus. Here are six ways for people with a background in liberal arts and social science to start building multiple income streams: Start tutoring. Tutoring is one of the most lucrative jobs on an hourly basis: $50, $100, $200, $300 per

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Jobs for English Majors, Historians, and Social Scientists

You are skilled. Let it be known. As someone with a background in liberal arts or social science, you likely have many impressive skills. But finding a great career and conveying your talents in a job application is not always straightforward. Finding jobs for English majors, historians, artists and social scientists should be easier than

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