Workin’ Wednesday (Part 1): What do you know about your career field?

Hello, all! We have officially made it to my 2017 Workin’ Wednesday series! For those who are new here: Two years ago, I started this Workin’ Wednesday series, where I’ve since discussed how to nail the job interview process, how to maximize your resume, how to build your brand and more. This October, I’ll be sharing my knowledge about […]

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Using your Paid Time Off

I’ve noticed that a lot of young professionals rarely use their Paid Time Off (or PTO) that’s owed to them. Well, that’s not good. PTO is a rising trend when it comes to work leave policy. When our parents were coming up in the workforce, more than likely, they had a collection of specific leave […]

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What’s it like for women in the workplace?

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Starting off with a powerful quote: “Women have learned that if we aren’t on the table, then we’re on the menu.” – Cecile Richards If you’re a woman in the workplace and you’re reading this right now, ask yourself how many times you’ve gone through the following situations: getting called bossy or b*tchy for doing […]

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Feeling blue collar at a white-collar job

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A note to those who need it: Just stopping in to remind you that are doing a great job and keep up the great work! I realize that working a full-time job can sometimes get…monotonous. And very underrated. If you’re like me, you’ve probably been putting in a lot of extra hours lately. You’ve probably […]

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What you should know about your adult colleagues

It’s common to think that just because someone is older than you, then that makes them more mature or knowledgeable than you. As if, they have all the answers. WRONG. The No. 1 thing you should know about your adult colleagues at work is that they are still learning…just as you are. So no, they […]

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I hate workplace politics.

I really do. Like, why must people have such fragile egos in the workplace? It’s work, not prom. No one is getting crowned king or queen around here. According to Wikipedia, workplace or office politics is defined as: The strategies that people play to gain advantage, personally or for a cause they support. The term […]

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8 things to do when leaving a job

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It’s easy to just leave a job and never associate yourself with it again. You’ve already given this company years of your time, and you don’t need them lingering in your life any longer. However, would if I told you that your last impression is just as important as your first impression? I read a […]

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