Bonding by Blunders: How a Culture of Accountability Made Me a Happier Employee

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

“We Finally Have Grown-Up Furniture Again”… and Other Sacrifices

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

Mini-Post: The Art of Being Nice in Business (Written by a Former Meanie)

Being Nice

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)

Having Trouble Getting Your Resume Noticed? Turn to SEO

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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