About Matt Hall
Posts by Matt Hall:
English majors like you have a great career advantage: we can live the freelance writer dream and work anywhere. But what do you need to get started?… Continue Reading
This is your child writing to you. You know, your child who’s studying English?
(Or maybe I’m just thinking about studying English but haven’t decided yet.)
We need to talk about the problem in education.… Continue Reading
Have you ever arrived at the airport, only to find the security line is an hour (or more) long?
You’re not alone. Security clearance is the longest, least efficient part of traveling. Since everyone has to do it, it’s a major bottleneck for travelers. What if there was another way?… Continue Reading
After spending over a year getting feedback from English majors, professors, and professionals, I’m pleased to announce something. English Major Jobs 101: Everything You Need To Know About Finding A Job You Love is now live. Now you can quickly access the best job prep resources for English majors on any device. It’s also an important step forward for what’s coming next.… Continue Reading
Phone interviews feel stressful. Not only are you nervous about making a good impression, you’re trying to do so without any visual feedback or body language to read. It’s hard to know how you’re performing without being able to see the interviewer’s reactions. Wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly what the hiring managers did or didn’t want to hear?… Continue Reading
Why don’t we give good reviews freely, even though it’s free?… Continue Reading
This weekend, we saw a horrifying scene in Charlottesville, Virginia. If we want to prevent future tragedies like Charlottesville, we need empathetic leaders like English majors.… Continue Reading
Studying English isn’t like other majors (except maybe Art). You don’t spend your time thinking, “How am I going to get hired by Google doing what I’m doing?” Nor do you think, “How rich will this make me?”
Instead, English majors tend to be more focused on understanding the human experience. That makes us more accountable.… Continue Reading