How to Succesfully Pursue Your Hobbies Without Making Your Boss Hate You

When you’re working long hours, it’s tempting to come home from the office, curl up in front of your TV, and succumb to a marathon of your favorite reality show. Work is draining even if you love your job, and it can be hard to want to make something productive out of your evenings. While […]

Got a Dream? It's Time to Be Bold

When I was younger, I always had dreams of being “discovered.” For what exactly? I can’t be sure. I’m average height with a normal body, so modeling was out of the question. My singing voice wouldn’t knock anyone’s socks off, despite what I may feel when I’m in the car alone, so singing was out. […]

Why Your Job Title Doesn't Matter (No, Really)

I consider myself a planner. I like to know what’s going to happen, and when it will occur. This trait doesn’t always serve me well, since a large majority of life is unpredictable. Because of my love of planning, I tend to look at the detail instead of the big picture. During my job search, […]

Four Things Don Draper Can Teach You About Your Career

Chris and I have been enjoying some serious Mad Men marathons lately. I absolutely love the show, and I’m a big fan of Donald Draper (swoon). While the show teaches you some interesting things about what life was like in the ’60s (lots of smoking, day drinking, and workplace sexual harassment) it also provides some […]

Brand Name Jeans, Brand Name Job?

Do you remember the days back in sixth grade when everything you owned had to say Limited Too on it? If it wasn’t advertising “Limited Too Cheerleading Camp” then you weren’t interested. Eventually you graduated to Abercrombie and Fitch, and proudly had A+F emblazoned across your chest for several academic years. Later on, it became […]