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Evan Thompson

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Evan Thompson is a careers writer with BestColleges, focusing on career trends, job transitions, and work insights. He has a BA in communication and a specialization in digital journalism from Central Washington University. Prior to joining the team at BestColleges, he spent five years as a newspaper reporter and has bylines in the Seattle Times, Tacoma News Tribune, and Everett Herald.

Contributions

Career
Top 10 Entry-Level Jobs for the Class of 2022
Evan Thompson
September 7, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Career
Jobs With the Best 10-Year Outlook for College Grads
Evan Thompson
August 29, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
Career
Start Networking With These Expert-Recommended Questions
Evan Thompson
August 23, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career
15 Questions You Shouldn’t Ask in a Job Interview
Evan Thompson
August 23, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Job Prep
How to Answer Common Job Interview Questions (With Examples)
Evan Thompson
July 8, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career Guidance
Companies Supporting Abortion Rights After Roe v. Wade Decision
Evan Thompson
July 8, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Job Prep
5 Tips for AI Job Interviews
Evan Thompson
July 5, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Easy-to-Use Elevator Pitch Template
Evan Thompson
July 5, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Career
Women-Dominated Careers Where Men Still Earn Higher Salaries
Evan Thompson
July 1, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Career Guidance
10 Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men
Evan Thompson
June 20, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Career Guidance
New Grad? Here Are the 5 Best Cities for Working Women
Evan Thompson
June 16, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Career
Quiz: Resume Do’s and Don’ts
Evan Thompson
June 3, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
Job Prep
How to Answer “Why Do You Want to Work Here?”
Evan Thompson
June 3, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
How to Own Up to Your Mistake at Work
Evan Thompson
May 5, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career Guidance
Which Companies Require COVID-19 Vaccines in 2022?
Evan Thompson
April 26, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Career
3 Tips for Optimizing Resumes for Applicant Tracking Systems
Evan Thompson
April 25, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Job Prep
Most Common Resume Questions Answered
Evan Thompson
April 22, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Job Prep
Best Questions to Ask During a Job Interview
Evan Thompson
April 20, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Career
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Picking a Major
Evan Thompson
April 13, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career
How to Change Careers in 3 Steps
Evan Thompson
April 2, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Career
Upskilling: 3 Ways to Land a More Lucrative Job
Evan Thompson
March 28, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Career
How Going Back to School Helped My Career
Evan Thompson
March 28, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Career
5 Signs You’re Ready for a Better Job
Evan Thompson
March 28, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Career
FAQ About Transferring College Credits
Evan Thompson
March 28, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career
Gut Check: Is Online Education Right for You?
Evan Thompson
March 28, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career
Is It Time to Change Careers?
Evan Thompson
March 24, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
Career
Should You Quit Your Job or Change Careers?
Evan Thompson
March 24, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Career
How to Tell a Boss You’re Quitting Without Burning Bridges
Evan Thompson
March 24, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career
Are There Exclusive Benefits of Working in Tech?
Evan Thompson
March 24, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Career
These Career Changers Got Off to a Rocky Start — Here’s What They Learned
Evan Thompson
March 23, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
Career
Changing Careers: A Step-by-Step Guide
Evan Thompson
March 23, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Career
Career Coach Shares Lessons From Dramatic Career Changes
Evan Thompson
March 23, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Jobs Explained
Evan Thompson
March 23, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Career Guidance
Making an Elevator Pitch (With Examples)
Evan Thompson
March 23, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career
5 Takeaways from the Great Resignation for Workers in 2022
Evan Thompson
March 22, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Career Guidance
Will Employers Treat Workers Better After the Great Resignation?
Evan Thompson
March 21, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Career Guidance
Is Job Hopping a Bad Thing?
Evan Thompson
March 21, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Job Prep
How to Prepare for a DEI Career
Evan Thompson
March 21, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career
Wait, Don’t Quit — You May Already Have a Dream Job
Evan Thompson
March 19, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Career
What It’s Like to Work in DEI
Evan Thompson
March 19, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Academic Programs
The Best Online Colleges for Working Adults
Evan Thompson
January 14, 2022 • ~6 Min Read