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Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. I felt like a complete loser. I grabbed a food stamp application and walked out of the poorly lit government assistant building. The building was in the middle of nowhere and it took me forever to find it on my bike. I made a last…
Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. “Big companies don’t want to hire PhDs because they’re overqualified and too independent.” This is what a career counselor told a room full of students my third year of graduate school. It was 7pm in the evening and we all had to show up to…
Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. “Wow! Yikes, really? You made that much?” This is what the hiring manager said to me when I told him how much I was making at my current job. His reaction really threw me off. I was making good money but not great money. That’s…