Pamela Skillings served as the About.com Manhattan Guide for 8 years, writing hundreds of articles about life in New York City.
You can now find Pamela writing about careers and job interviews for Big Interview. Pamela's other identity (when she's not covering the NYC beat) is as one of the country's top job interview coaches and founder of the online job interview training system Big Interview.
Pamela Skillings is an author, journalist, entrepreneur, and die-hard New Yorker. She has lived, worked and played in Manhattan for more than 15 years.
Pamela spent more more than 12 years as an executive for major New York-based companies before leaving the rat race to start her own New York-based 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.
Pamela is also the author of the Random House book Escape from Corporate America and a part-time journalist who specializes in writing about her passions -- which include the diverse topics of job interviews, career change, and life in New York City.
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 and is currently an adjunct professor for NYU, teaching courses in leadership and executive coaching.
If you can make it in Manhattan, you can make it anywhere. And you'll have a lot of fun along the way. I loved every minute of writing about New York City for About.com.
But New York City moves fast! It's hard to keep up when you're also running your own business and taking care of a new baby. You won't find me posting daily on About.com anymore, but you'll still find me online and out and about in the city -- and I'm always up for a chat about the history of Manhattan, the best new restaurants, or the coolest NYC experiences.