Tag Archives: Career

Spruce up Your Space

If you’re job is like mine, it’s really kind of depressing when you think about the amount of time you spend at your desk. What’s even more depressing is the lack of décor my little office space currently has. I’ve been … Continue reading

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My Diploma Cost Me How Much?!

For those of us graduating college in May, the real world is quickly creeping up on us. Last week I attended a required seminar regarding one of the things I’m dreading most about post-graduate life: loans. Throughout the presentation the … Continue reading

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Avoiding “Sick Time” This Winter

There are a couple things I’ve learned since working in health care communications: How to put things into perspective. No matter how urgent a piece of communication may seem, I have to remember I’m not the nurse, doctor or surgeon … Continue reading

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A Commuter’s Guide to Survival

For some, the only obstacle to getting to work on time is whether or not there’s a little bit traffic. That used to be me. Most recently, I traded my 10-minute drive for an almost hour and a half commute. … Continue reading

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You Got the Job…Now It’s Time for an Apartment

Remember when you were moving into college and you got to buy the decorations for your dorm?  I don’t know about you, but I was so excited to fill my dorm with bright colors, vibrant patterns, pictures of friends and … Continue reading

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Embracing Change in Your Career

As twenty-somethings, our lives are constantly changing. Most of us can probably agree that life is anything but predictable. Embracing the fear of the unknown? Never easy. Think about it… “I’m happy being single.” Find a boyfriend? “I’m in love.”  … Continue reading

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When Should College Seniors Start Looking for Jobs?

Being a college senior with this ruthless job market isn’t exactly promising for someone who’s looking for a job and for those who will be looking for a job before long. I’ve talked to college advisers, different professors, friends, recent … Continue reading

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Wanted: A Job

Remember when you were in like, elementary school and people would always tell you to “never give up.”  Now, I’m not completely sure what exactly it was that we weren’t supposed to give up on (maybe it was our multiplication … Continue reading

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First to arrive… Last one to leave

Watching the sun set from your office window isn’t exactly ideal, especially during the last few weeks of summer. There’s probably about a million different things you’d rather do than slave away at your desk or cubicle. However, in light … Continue reading

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Dressing for the Job: Interviews

Soon-to-be college seniors, recent grads, and unemployed twenty-somethings are all hoping for the same thing: To be asked for an interview! It’s not an offer just yet, but it’s certainly a step in the right direction. It’s no secret that … Continue reading

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