4 reasons why internships are important

Now that I’ve been in the workforce for a little while, it’s starting to get more apparent to me that a lot of the skills I use at my job now were initiated in my intern years. While some people view internships as useless or a waste of time, I find them to be extremely […]

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5 MORE reasons why having a job/career is so important

In December 2016, I wrote a post called, “6 reasons why having a job/career is so important“. Since then, I’ve learned a lot more about the benefits that a job can provide to you — both professionally and personally. I decided to update this post because I’m a firm believer in making the best out […]

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Feeling white collar at a blue-collar job

Last year, I wrote a post called Feeling blue collar at a white-collar job. My goal with that post was to inspire those who feel unimportant at their current jobs. However, I’ve also received feedback from a lot of people feeling the opposite way. They feel stuck or like they’re outgrowing their jobs. So if […]

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Your job title affects how people treat you.

This has been happening for decades now. If you work in corporate and you don’t have the word “manager” or “director” in your title, then you may not be receiving the same level of treatment from all your colleagues. It’s something that I’m just now starting to accept. Some people just don’t show the same […]

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Workin’ Wednesday (Part 3): How can you look for jobs offline?

(To see Part 2, click here.) Continuing along in this series — in Part 2, we discussed where to begin your job search and how to use online job banks to your advantage. We also discussed how you can leverage LinkedIn to create the perfect job list for you. Now that we’ve spent the bulk […]

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Workin’ Wednesday (Part 2): Where do you start looking for jobs?

(To see Part 1, click here.) By now, you’ve probably taken some time to understand what your career field looks like and what exactly is expected of you in order to succeed in your job search. So I think it’s safe to say that we’re officially ready to start the searching part. In this post, […]

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