Guest Author Madeleine Burry

Madeleine Burry started writing about careers and job search in 2014. She's written about gaslighting at work for, how to return from maternity leave for New York Metro Parent, and introverts in the workplace for many online outlets. 

After many years in online media, Burry now works with companies to develop content strategy, manage the content creation workflow, and write blog posts, newsletters, emails, and more. She's worked with several software companies and Teach For America.  


Madeleine Burry began working in online media as an editor at, overseeing the site's education and religion content. She also held roles as managing editor at's Parenting vertical and associate managing editor for Most recently, Burry works as a freelancer, writing and editing content for consumer-facing publications as well as corporations.  

You'll find her byline on a wide range of content—stories on dealing with gaslighters in the workplace, the perils of unlimited vacation time, profiles of cancer survivors, halloween safety tips, holiday heart syndrome and other health conditions, and more. Her goal is always to tell a compelling story, and provide readers with practical tips they can use in their day-to-day life. 

In addition to The Balance Careers, look for her writing at online publications such as,,,,,,,,,, and more. 


Madeleine Burry graduated from Brandeis University, with a double major in Economics and European Cultural Studies.