A Fresh Start

Going Back to School to Land Your Dream Career

I was working at a great company, making a great salary with benefits, a pension and an advancement opportunity within my department – all of the things we strive for within our careers…Right? Despite this, I was feeling that something was missing. I’ve always been very career-oriented, but how can one be career-oriented and not even like her career? Something was not right. I decided it’s time to go back to school and pursue a new career path. Continue Reading

Making a Great First Impression: 4 Tips on Starting a New Job

woman working on laptopStarting a new job can be a nerve-racking experience, especially if it’s your first job out of school or you have to move away from home. I recently started a new job myself and experienced all the normal emotions, from excitement to fear, when faced with being thrown into a new environment full of new things to learn and new challenges to take on.

Here are some tips I personally learned on how to be successful at a new job within the first week of starting: Continue Reading

Top Questions Asked in Interviews: How to Prepare Yourself

doorwayWouldn’t it be great to just walk into a job interview knowing exactly what questions will be asked of you? Just imagine how more confident we’d all be!

While we’re not mind readers, it’s important to be prepared to respond effectively to the questions that employers typically ask during an interview. Here is a list of some common interview questions below and the best way to go about answering them: Continue Reading

The Road to Success is Never Straight

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I have always considered myself an introvert. Growing up, I was that quiet child that liked to read instead of playing outside with all the other kids and got A’s in everything but oral communication. I always thought I would go into something mundane and prosperous like finance or accounting. Fast forward twenty-something years, and I’m currently doing the exact opposite: marketing and communications. Did I ever think that I would end up pursuing a career that forces me to utilize my biggest fear? Of course not.

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