This isn’t a stretch. Even though Allison Boyer doesn’t even use the word in her post entitled “One Good Job Deserves Another: Landing Gigs,” everything she writes there has something to do with communication, including concepts about networking, listening, and enthusiasm. Speech students, does this sound familiar? She’s talking about what freelancers do, but as we’ve established elsewhere, “regular employees” are still really in business for themselves, and the same advice applies even if you receive W2 income.
Jonathan Fields says you’re working two jobs, like it or not. Given the state of the economy, this is good advice for graduates to keep in mind as they tackle the job market, whether getting a job or moving up.