Welcome to your comprehensive resource for leaving teaching!

My name is Sarah and I am former high school English teacher turned freelance writer and career expert. Whether you're just curious about leaving teaching or about to turn in your notice, I'm here to help you consider your alternatives for what to do when teaching doesn't feel right anymore.

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Real Story: I Left Teaching & Found My Element

Real Story: I Left Teaching & Found My Element

Please welcome this real story from Ayesha J. Gallion, an author and freelance writer who taught high school English for 10 years. Ayesha writes about the heavy decision-making process that comes with leaving teaching… and the surprising benefits that came along with it! After almost 10 years, I resigned from my position as an English […]


Job Interview Question: Tell Me How You Dealt with a Difficult Customer

High up on the list of difficult interview questions comes the next in my series on Simply Hired: “Tell me about a time you had to deal with a difficult customer.” Before you backpedal into a trite version of “The customer is always right,” it’s worth taking a minute to understand what this question is […]