This woman is changing the way people find jobs

Product Hunt
December 28, 2015

By Prod­uct Hunt:

Kathryn Min­shew began her career as a man­age­ment con­sul­tant at McK­in­sey, one of the best con­sult­ing firms in the world. That start is one many peo­ple com­ing out of col­lege or an MBA pro­gram envy. Then things got even more excit­ing: she began work­ing for the Clin­ton Health Access Ini­tia­tive, con­sid­ered by many to be the most suc­cess­ful non-prof­it of the cen­tu­ry. There, she worked on improv­ing access to vac­cines in Africa. No big deal.

Any­one would be for­tu­nate to have con­tin­ued down either of the first career paths Min­shew tried. But, she was born with a dif­fer­ent call­ing in her heart. In her words, “I think there are so many crit­i­cal­ly impor­tant prob­lems out there to be solved (edu­ca­tion, sus­tain­abil­i­ty, employ­ment in devel­op­ing coun­tries, ener­gy, health­care…) and I’d do what­ev­er I could to help peo­ple work­ing to solve those. But some­times a prob­lem reach­es out and just grabs you — and becomes YOUR prob­lem.”

The prob­lem that reached out and grabbed Kathryn was help­ing peo­ple find their opti­mal career path. All of us have to make career deci­sions at some point, but it’s usu­al­ly a process of tri­al and error.

The solu­tion? The Muse, a site built to help you find amaz­ing jobs, con­nect with career coach­es, and advance your career. She launched The Muse with her co-founder, Alex Cavoula­cos, in 2011 — and the rest is history.

To read the full arti­cle, vis­it The Muse.