6 Awesome Reasons to Get a Professional Mentor

Whether your 2018 career goals include finding a new job or finally getting that promotion, there’s one step that can help get you there. A professional mentor can help you refine your career plans – and put your career on the fast track. After several years in the professional world without a mentor, I now … Continue Reading

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8 Time Management Tips and Tricks That Actually Work

Time management is vastly underestimated. When we set our life-changing resolutions for the year or goals for self-improvement, we all write things like eat better, save money, exercise more, have a better work-life balance, etc., expecting those items to be the changes that can really move the needle on our quality of life. And they … Continue Reading

Lady Boss of the Month: Lauren McGoodwin on Founding Career Contessa

The pressure of finding a job that aligns with your goals, strengths and passions has never been easy. Lauren McGoodwin, founder and CEO of Career Contessa, started a career resource hub specifically for women in 2013. It literally answers every and any career question you’ve ever had. Since she started, the site has expanded into … Continue Reading

What to Do When You’ve Already Had a Rocky Start to 2018

This post is for those people (like me) seeking infinite amounts of inspiration about not having the sparkling start to 2018 they were hoping for.  It’s easy to get discouraged when we set the bar so high heading into a new year and a fresh start, but remember life is still life, and you can’t … Continue Reading

8 Iceland Travel Tips for Taking on the Land of Fire & Ice

This article is intended for anyone planning a trip to Iceland. There are more cautions included here than highlights and praises because those are typically the most useful for travelers,  but Iceland is 100% worth the trip. Below is a helpful list of tips, tricks and things I would have done differently. Iceland. It’s the … Continue Reading

How to Organize Your Job Hunt to Land Your Post-Grad Dream Career

As a recent college graduate, I was eager to jump into the working world. I was ready to take the world by storm, but unsure exactly where to start. So like most recent grads, I moved in with a parent until I could figure things out. It was during this time that my dad shared … Continue Reading

6 Ways We Can Actively Fight Female Stereotypes in the Workplace

Gender stereotypes and subtly disguised sexism still exists even in the most advanced of work environments. Believing otherwise is either naive or careless, because decades of male leadership, dominance and superiority cannot just be erased. There’s clearly a spectrum, spanning from outright expression of prejudice to subconscious mistrust and reservations. All levels, however, can be … Continue Reading

9 Tips for Balancing GRE Prep With Your Full-Time Job

If you’re working full-time and also applying to graduate programs, I’m impressed! But I also know that striking the right balance can be tricky. Sometimes, it can feel like you’re forced to make a choice: prioritize the present or the future? Working during your GRE prep doesn’t have to be an either/or scenario. There are … Continue Reading

5 Signs Your Job is Ruining Your Life: Struggling with Work-Life Balance

Managing a balance between your work and the rest of your life can be challenging under the best of circumstances, but sometimes it becomes nearly impossible. It’s important to recognize the signs that your job is negatively affecting other areas of your life and to take steps to bring about a work-life balance. So what … Continue Reading

6 Tips For Building a Career That Really Suits You

As you decide upon a college major and a career path you’d like to go down, you have to deeply consider which job really suits you, your personality, and skills. While some careers may catch your eye for the relatively high pay check, money won’t mean much to you if you end up greatly disliking what you … Continue Reading