#449: I hate my job, I’m broke, my commute sucks, and I maybe want to be a writer.

Hi Captain! My main question is: how do I keep going? I have 99 problems, I need to fix at least 95 of them but right now I can’t even seem to fix 1 so I am stuck. I’ve been actively job-hunting for over a year now. I know others have it worse, either through … Continue reading #449: I hate my job, I’m broke, my commute sucks, and I maybe want to be a writer.

#410: How do I tell old professional contacts about my recent name change now that I need a reference?

Dear Captain Awkward: Last year, I got divorced. At the time of my divorce, I was offered the legal choice to go back to my maiden name, or to keep my married name. I decided to choose a whole new last name, which was something I had always wanted to do. My new last name … Continue reading #410: How do I tell old professional contacts about my recent name change now that I need a reference?