Pamela Skillings Follow Twitter Linkedin Pamela is a long-time resident of Manhattan who wrote about the borough for eight yearsAuthor of "Escape From Corporate America"Featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Newsweek Experience Pamela Skillings is a former writer with TripSavvy. She is an author, journalist, entrepreneur, and a die-hard New Yorker. She has lived, worked, and played in Manhattan for more than 15 years. Throughout her eight years writing for TripSavvy, she wrote many articles about living and traveling in the fast-paced borough.Pamela is the author of the Random House book "Escape from Corporate America" and a part-time journalist. She specializes in writing about her passions, which include the diverse topics of job interviews, career change, and life in New York City. Pamela spent more than 12 years as an executive for major New York-based companies before starting her own New York-based job coaching company, Skillful Communications. She has been recognized as one of the top job interview coaches in the country and has been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, "20/20", and "The CBS Early Show". She has also served as an adjunct professor for NYU, teaching courses in leadership and executive coaching. Education Pamela graduated from New York University with an honors degree in journalism. She earned certifications in adult career development and coaching from New York University. Awards and Publications"Escape from Corporate America: A Practical Guide to Creating the Career of Your Dreams" (Ballantine Books, 2008) About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.