Like most Millenials my age, I've worked at quite a few companies in the course of my career. In doing so, I've found no matter how large or small a company is, there's one thing you can't get away from: the cookie cutter company meeting. Although there are some subtle differences, the format is typically … Continue reading Bonding by Blunders: How a Culture of Accountability Made Me a Happier Employee
The most popular posts on my blog have always been those that discuss my life change of quitting my job, moving across the country and switching careers...all in a crappy economy. I enjoy writing those posts, but I always fear that I may come off as another wannabe life coach. I mean, what makes a … Continue reading “We Finally Have Grown-Up Furniture Again”… and Other Sacrifices
I know this will come as a shock to people who've known me for awhile, but I've heard the following words a few more times than I'd like to admit in the last year: "You're too nice." It's funny; I used to pride myself on being a cold-hearted, business-minded diva...but I've learned a few things … Continue reading Mini-Post: The Art of Being Nice in Business (Written by a Former Meanie)
"I'm a 27-year-old intern." For some reason, those words sound as bad as "I'm a 40 year old virgin." (Not that there's anything wrong with that.) A year ago, that's what I was...the intern, that is. As my readers and friends know, I quit my job for an unpaid internship in another state in a … Continue reading Your Ego: The Biggest Barrier to a Career Transition
First of all, I must apologize for my lack of blog posts lately. I got a fantastic new job working at Sony Electronics on the social media team -- so my life is social media all day everyday. Because of that, I think I've scaled back my personal social media networking to avoid getting social … Continue reading Digital Marketing Girl: Year 2?
We've all been there: there's a job posting that you know that you're qualified for, you're instructed to submit you resume via the company's applicant tracking system, you apply and haven't heard a thing...a few weeks later, if you're lucky, you received a canned decline letter. Chances are, a human probably never even laid eyes … Continue reading Having Trouble Getting Your Resume Noticed? Turn to SEO