23 Inspiring US President Quotes We All Need to Hear Right Now

Happy President’s Day everyone. A Monday off work means sweatpants, hair in a bun, and watching Netflix. Or maybe it means running errands and playing catch-up. Or maybe your idea of a weekday free calls for lunch with your girlfriends and casual conversation. Regardless of your style, President’s day often equates to time for people … Continue Reading

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How to Start a Blog and Make Money Too – Blogging 101

Many people still think of blogging as nothing more than a hobby, a source of fun and information, but not really an income opportunity. The reality is that in today’s world, blogging can be more than a pass-time, it can and is a passion-driven, lucrative and rewarding career path if you go about it the … Continue Reading

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

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