John Steven Niznik

Expertise: Careers, Job searching, Employee issues


  • Over 20 years of experience as a writer and editor
  • Wrote about careers and job searching for The Balance (formerly in the early 2000s
  • Served as lead writer and editor for


John Steven Niznik has over 20 years of experience as a writer and editor, with expertise in careers, job searching technical jobs, employee issues, and more. He wrote for The Balance (formerly in the early 2000s, covering career and job-searching topics. John (also goes by J. Steven) served as the lead writer and editor for He also has worked as a supervisor and manager for tech companies in Silicon Valley.


John Steven Niznik has a degree in business administration.

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