It was a week before I was going to graduate with my MBA from UC Berkeley.
I was meeting with my mentor, Arina Issacson, a truly radiant human being for whom I had taught a few sections of Leadership Communication during business school. She asked whether I had a full-time job lined up.
I said no. I could feel the pit of my stomach tighten. There were only a handful of people from my class graduating without a job, and I was one of them. Continue reading