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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

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 • ~2 Min Read
Career
Upskilling: 3 Ways to Land a More Lucrative Job
Evan Thompson
March 28, 2022 • ~2 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 • ~4 Min Read
Career
Should You Quit Your Job or Change Careers?
Evan Thompson
March 24, 2022 • ~3 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 • ~1 Min Read
Career
These Career Changers Got Off to a Rocky Start — Here’s What They Learned
Evan Thompson
March 23, 2022 • ~3 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 • ~3 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