Networking

The old cliché goes, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” and… it’s true.  You can be the brightest bulb in the box, but if you don’t know anyone with lights, you will not be in demand.  Networking is how you go from mediocre to a success. At the end of the day, …

Working Remote

I am proud to say that I am one of the millions of Americans whose house is their work location.  Yes, I am a proud remote employee!  In my mind, it is the ultimate have your cake and eat it too scenario.  But, the cake is only yummy if you are taking advantage of this …

When To Go To Grad School

You graduated from undergraduate, and like many people have no idea what to do.  Or, you have been in the workforce for a while and feel like you are in a rut.  If you fit into either of these categories, then you might find the allure of graduate school tempting.  However, neither of these are …

Mountain Living

Moving to the mountains after college was a dream come true!  I had always wanted to live in the mountains and ski five days a week, and finally, after college, I was able to pursue my dream.  I skied over 100 days and had a phenomenal time!  Oh… and I had no injuries and didn’t …

Interviewing

The key to interviewing is to sell yourself.  Dress professional, hide your tattoos, color your hair a traditional color, and do everything in your power to stack the odds in your favor.  Wear a business suit and closed toed shoes.  Bring a copy of your resume and research the company.  Know details about the business …

Career Change

Wanting a career change is basically the curse of being in your mid-twenties, late twenties, and thirties. You’ve been working in a field, you kind of like your job, but oh the grass is oh so green on the other side.  Career changes are super-duper intimidating and yet could be just the thing for you. …

Discovering What Career To Pursue

The world is huge, and there are a ton of opportunities available!  However, identifying which opportunities to pursue are equal parts thrilling and intimidating AF.  People say, “do what you’re good at.”  But, what happens when you don’t know what you’re good at, or the things you excel at don’t lead to profitable careers?  There …

Time To Move?

You just graduated from college, or you’re working a dead-end job, or you’re just kind of feeling in a rut, so why not move? The world is big and now is your time to explore. Okay, this is a double-edged sword. Be aware that the grass is only always greener on the other side. But, …

A Place To Lay Your Head

You were living in a house with your friends while you were in college, or you moved in with your parents regardless it is that time for you to find that place called home. There are a couple of key things to determine: where do you want to live, how much do you want to …

Internships

The key to finding a job after college that is not completely entry level: internship, internship, internship. Having an internship is like eating at the buffet, you can sample a variety of things without fully committing and having to order something. Prior to ordering the pizza which eliminates your ability to order that equally appealing …