Let’s face it, as journalists we’re accustomed to story telling. Why should our career path be any different? Why not create a convincing, confident vision statement to create a path to follow?

This blog post is inspired by the Simply Hired blog which relates to the often cringe-worthy question frequently asked during interviews: “So tell me, where do you see yourself in five years?”

When you prepare for the interview you typically get ready mentally to answer that question, right? Why should the “real world” be any different? Although articulating a carefully thought out goal-oriented answer is important during the interview itself, so is taking the question seriously after the fact. Read more