Reading List, Dec. 19
A weekly roundup of job-hunting tips, career advice and interesting articles relevant to the magazine industry and being an editor.
• "Why We Teach Journalism to Specialists, Instead of the Other Way Around" by Robert Steiner on MediaShift.
A different type of J-school, where you're an expert in your field first, then learn the fundamentals of journalism.
• "How to Quit Your Job" by Alison Green on U.S. News.
You probably know that you can't do it via text message, but here are some other tips.
• "5 Ways To Spot A Bad Boss In An Interview" by Stephanie Taylor Christensen on Forbes.
Even if it's your dream job, work could become a living hell with a horrible boss. Some warning signs.
• "10 tips for journalists who want to be better presenters" by Tom Huang on Poynter.
If you've been asked to speak at a conference or be a speaker at an event, read this first.