Dream Job TK RSS http://www.mastheadonline.com/rss/blogs.php MastheadOnline Blogs RSS en-us Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:46:44 UTC Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:46:30 EST http://www.mastheadonline.com circulation@masthead.ca webmaster@northisland.ca Dream Job TK: Goodbye http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=717 Corinna vanGerwen Fri, 23 Dec 2011 15:13:09 EST Well, this is it. My last post for Dream Job TK. It's been nearly five years, and it's been a trip. Before I sign off, I'd like to share two things I've learned so far in my magazine editing career. Now, they're not the only things that matter, and they may not even be the most important, but you can't forget them in the pursuit of your dream job: 1. Trust your gut. If you find you Reading List, Dec. 19 http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=714 Corinna vanGerwen Mon, 19 Dec 2011 10:13:04 EST 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 fi A good way to prepare for job interviews http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=713 Corinna vanGerwen Wed, 14 Dec 2011 22:51:35 EST So you got a job interview (congratulations!) — now what? How do you prepare yourself so you make a good impression? There are lots of ways, but do this one thing and you should be ready for most questions that come up: Read over the job description and think of examples in your career that demonstrate those skills and qualities. It's one thing to say that you posses a certain qualification; it's another, better thing to prove you have the skills by relayin Reading List http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=712 Corinna vanGerwen Mon, 12 Dec 2011 19:44:40 EST A weekly roundup of job-hunting tips, career advice and interesting articles relevant to the magazine industry and being an editor.  • "Women Journalists Confront Harassment, Sexism When Using Social Media" by Jeff Sonderman on Poynter. Ladies, you don't need to grin and bear those nasty, or Dream Job TK Coming to an End http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=710 Corinna vanGerwen Fri, 9 Dec 2011 23:31:07 EST It is with mixed feelings that I announce the closing of the Dream Job TK blog.   After long consideration, I have decided that it is time for me to move on to other things. I will continue to blog up until Christmas, but will not post again after the New Year. The entire archives of Dream Job TK, dating back to 2007, will remain available at dreamjobt Editor Profile: Dick Snyder, Totem & CityBites http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=703 Corinna vanGerwen Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:04:52 EST Reading List http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=701 Corinna vanGerwen Mon, 21 Nov 2011 10:00:02 EST A weekly roundup of job-hunting tips, career advice and interesting articles relevant to the magazine industry and being an editor. • "What Good Interview Questions are Actually Trying to Discover" by Seth Godin. • Take Care of Your Relationship with Your Mentor http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=696 Corinna vanGerwen Mon, 7 Nov 2011 17:40:28 EST A friendly reminder: If you are fortunate enough to have a mentor in your life, don't forget to treat their time and advice as the gifts they are. Always say thank you – then say it again. This person is giving you valuable information free of charge. He is volunteering his time. Even if it's not a big deal to him, it should be a big deal to you. Make sure your mentor knows that you appreciate it. Don't demand too much from your mentor. Editor Profile: Beckie Fox, Garden Making http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=693 Corinna vanGerwen Thu, 27 Oct 2011 22:38:20 EST THE BIO Reading List http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=690 Corinna vanGerwen Tue, 18 Oct 2011 03:49:48 EST A weekly roundup of job-hunting tips, career advice and interesting articles relevant to the magazine industry and being an editor. • Editor Profile: Gwen Smith of Allergic Living http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=680 Corinna vanGerwen Fri, 23 Sep 2011 16:48:20 EST THE BIO Charles Oberdorf, Mentor Extraodinaire http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=679 Corinna vanGerwen Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:00:23 EST There is no greater boost to a newbie editor's confidence than an encouraging word from a more experienced magaziner. On several occasions, Charles Oberdorf – editor, writer and teacher, who sadly died this past Friday – had provided me with just such a boost. Reading List http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=677 Corinna vanGerwen Wed, 14 Sep 2011 10:01:14 EST  A weekly roundup of job-hunting tips, career advice and interesting articles relevant to the magazine industry and being an editor. • "5 Questions to Ask the Hiring Manager" by Lindsay Olson on  U.S. News. When you're being interviewed, it's a goo Editor Profile: Anicka Quin, Western Living http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=676 Corinna vanGerwen Thu, 8 Sep 2011 17:25:59 EST Reading List, Aug. 29 http://www.mastheadonline.com/blogs/?blogId=673 Corinna vanGerwen Mon, 29 Aug 2011 22:56:50 EST A weekly roundup of job-hunting tips, career advice and interesting articles relevant to the magazine industry and being an editor. • "Teaching Journalism in an Age When News Comes to You" by Lynne Russell on MediaShift. More than ever, j-school must teach its studen