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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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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How To Get Amazing Tutoring Jobs

Tutoring jobs – whether part-time or full-time, remote or residential – can offer some of the best work for people with a background in humanities and social science. Tutoring can command high (sometimes >$100) hourly wages, afford tremendous flexibility, and give you the chance to teach interesting subjects. But developing a teaching style, building a

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Should I Learn to Code as a Humanities Person?

Programming and computer science are all the rage these days. But for people with little or no experience programming, the idea of learning to code can seem daunting.  And truth be told, learning to code is no easy task: it will require dedication, it can be frustrating, and it takes considerable effort to become proficient.

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