My friends post a lot of unnecessary junk on their Facebook profiles and in the past 6 months even more junk is being filtered through Instagram. I love you guys, really, but not only are you hurting me, according to data collected from several sources, you could be hurting yourselves. Yes, the update(s) you posted chronicling your breakup could potentially hurt your chances of landing that new job (and a new girlfriend). (more…)
Being a young professional, I am constantly seeking advice and inspiration from just about anywhere to keep in my figurative back pocket. This morning, I came across an article on CBS Money Watch that struck a particular cord with me because the writer does, in fact, the same exact thing. (more…)
One day at work can be hectic enough, let alone a full week or month. That’s why it’s a good idea to keep a log of your daily activities, jobs, requests and events at work. In today’s fast-paced environment it can sometimes be hard to remember what tasks you accomplished the day before or sometimes, just a few hours earlier – exactly why keeping a “job journal” is an effective and responsible way to keep your work life under your control. (more…)
Who doesn’t love this time of the year? The year is winding down, people are in a good mood, have family in mind and are ready to relax and have some fun. We’re not in the usual “work, work, work” mindset because the man in the red suit has hit us square in the face with a lump of coal, triggering our memory that there are bigger things happening all around us.
In this euphoria, the holidays are chock full of parties, events and get-togethers. You’re suiting up for the company party, hitting up an industry event, staying with your girlfriend’s family for the holidays. Regardless the occasion, everyone’s ready to loosen the tie and indulge in their favorite winter ale. Another upside to these gatherings, aside from the open-bar and seeing Dave from Legal a few sheets to the wind, is the opportunity to make connections and get to know people on a different level. In other words, network. (more…)
Like you, I too am working to build a career. In order to do so, one thing I take time to do each day is educate myself on new topics, learn new opinions and read articles offering advice and expert tips on how to enhance my work performance, seek new opportunities and better myself and my career. (more…)