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20something profile: Isaac

DSC_0048This post was written by Isaac, an editorial contributor for Hot Courses Australia and a writer for Warhol’s Children:

When I was younger, I always thought that the acquisition of money would keep me happy. I was under the impression that I’d be able to tolerate whatever unfortunate job situation I would be in, as long as I was well compensated.

That illusion was shattered after I did some time (yes, I am comparing it to time in prison) at a world renowned electronics retail store. I didn’t agree with its philosophy, the way it treated its employees and I really, really didn’t like what we were selling.

This terrible working environment turned out to be great for me in the long run. The sheer misery forced me to look for an alternative, and I immediately started seeking out the polar opposite. I wanted to go somewhere with a philosophy I believed in, somewhere that treated its employees well and something I really, really liked to do.    Read the rest of this entry

20something profile: Amanda

SANY0658This post was written by Amanda, who was recently hired as an intern for an online magazine:

My name is Amanda. I am going on 24 and am a full-time college student as well as a full-time mother. Here is just a little bit of history about myself:

Before I graduated from high school, I planned to go to school for art/journalism. Well, I learned the hard way that plans don’t always pan out, and things occur that hold you back; major setbacks or minor setbacks, it doesn’t matter which.

At that point I sort of gave up on the whole idea of college when I found out I wouldn’t be able to take that scholarship to Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri. Instead, I was going to become a famous writer/artist. Read the rest of this entry