How to Get a Job on a Cruise Ship

How to Get a Job on a Cruise Ship

This topic has been on my mind lately since I actually did reapply for a few cruise ship jobs this year. When I left my super steady job with retirement benefits and soul sucking stability back in December, I was on cloud nine for about two months. I love my job as a children’s theater…

The Guilt of Not Working Enough

The Guilt of Not Working Enough

I was reading CNN.com the other day and came across an article talking about Jeb Bush’s comments that if American’s want to make more, they should work harder. And by harder he meant longer hours. After a public outcry, he amended that statement to say he meant people only working part time, but – the…

What Did Your First Job Teach You?

What Did Your First Job Teach You?

I could not wait to get my first job. I cat sitted and, on very rare occasions, baby sat before I turned 16, but I wanted a steady paycheck and real work experience. I was clearly nuts. That aside, my first job did teach me a lot of lessons that it was better to learn…

Inside the Artists Wallet S01E01

Inside the Artists Wallet: Art and Entrepreneurship

Wondering what Patrick did after college? Check out our latest installment: Inside the Artists Wallet Season 1 Episode 2: Art and Entrepreneurship Please welcome back actor, producer, and founder of theatre company “start-up” XYXee, Patrick Judd.  After speaking with Patrick about life post-theatre major and getting started in an arts career, we got to learn more…

Sometimes You Just Suck

Sometimes You Just Suck

Not to brag, but I’m one of those people who has largely breezed by in life. I’m extremely lucky to have parents who were super supportive, but also strict as all get out, which instilled in a lot of really good habits in me when I was really young. I’m also pretty smart. I’m not…

Networking Like a Pro

Networking Like a Pro

We all have our special skill sets and networking is not one of mine. Unfortunately, it’s a really important skill. Lucky for me, I know a few people who don’t suck at it. One of them is Shannon from Financially Blonde who was kind enough to share her mad networking skillz with us so that one day…

What's Your Hourly Rate?

What’s Your Hourly Rate?

I’ve been reading a lot about how you value your time lately. I took one of those nifty quizzes lately that told me I value my time at $22.50 an hour. Which is awesome, because I don’t make that much (post tax)… perhaps this explains my perpetual state of discontentment and urge to side hustle. Read more…