Build the career you want with a liberal arts degree

Liberal arts and humanities graduates can and do lead successful careers, contrary to popular belief.

Become one of them with Employed Historian.

Start here to understand the liberal arts in the job market

Are liberal arts degrees really "useless?"

Liberal arts students earn as much as professional program graduates on average, and tech companies are hiring them now more than ever. The research is in: here’s what it says about the liberal arts.

Is college even worth it anymore these days?

Actually, yes. You’re likely to earn an additional $1,000,000 over the course of your working career if you get a bachelor’s degree. Here’s what the data says on college degrees and your lifetime income.

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Can't find a job? Here's why it's not your fault.

Millennials are the most educated generation in the history of the world, but they’re also impoverished. Here’s why that happened and how it’s affecting your job search negatively.

You’re not alone.

You can find success with your degree.

Hi, I’m Andrew.

I’m the liberal arts graduate who found a job with a history degree—the kind your professors mention when you ask them nervously about job prospects in your third or fourth year.

It was an uphill battle without a guide, but I did become a skilled professional at a successful tech company. I just wish I’d had this site to show me the way when I needed it most.

That’s why I created Employed Historian.

You can build a strong career with a high salary, too. You just need dedication, a growth mindset, and strategies from someone who has lived through the challenges you’re facing.

This one’s for you.

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I ended the unemployment cycle.

Follow this road map and you will, too.


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Give yourself the strategy and the tools to level the playing field. Turn yourself from “just another graduate” to a hard-hitting, competitive candidate for the jobs you really want.

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