Imagine my surprise last week when I received an email from a senior editor at US News & World Report asking me if I’d do an interview about the financial aspects of leaving your job. Uh, yes, that’d be ok!
Some friends have asked how this came to be, so I’ll tell you right quick because it’s a good reminder on 1. the power of the internets and 2. the power of putting yourself out there. I did not go looking for the interview, I don’t have a PR person. I recently experimented with putting video on my site, and did one about knowing when it’s time to leave your job. A client had been working through this question, and I thought other people probably were too. Other people like editors at USN&WP. Or at least writing about. The writer found my video and poof. Easy. You know, easy like I’ve been writing and whatnot for months, and this just happened to be a thing that got seen by a person who needed it who writes for a bigger thing. That kind of easy
The article came out yesterday, and it’s a good resource if a career change is on your mind. If nothing else, you’ll know you’re not alone.