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Blogger Recognition Award

I am super excited to have been nominated for the 2017 Blogger Recognition Award by Elizabeth at Family Farm School. By the way, I encourage everyone to check her blog out, she covers some great topics. I decided to take my blogging seriously in December of 2016 and being nominated for this award makes me… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award

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Career, Office Life

Do Not Waste My Time: Guide to a Successful Meeting

Scenario: You've been called into a meeting. You grab your notebook and pen to take notes, you try to organize relevant information and review the agenda to ensure you are prepared. The meeting begins and someone asks a question, the leader of this meeting sidesteps the question and goes off on a tangent - thus… Continue reading Do Not Waste My Time: Guide to a Successful Meeting

Career, Office Life

Someone Made A Complaint About You at Work, Now What?

We have all been there: we have gotten on someone's bad side or made a mistake and in return, they said some "not so nice" things about you, but what happens when this person complains to your supervisor? It happens in life every day and in a social setting we may even confront them, but… Continue reading Someone Made A Complaint About You at Work, Now What?

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Why I Decided to Offer Resume & Cover Letter Services

When searching for a job, your resume and cover letter are the two most important things that could make or break your experience. According to an article by theladders.com, "a recruiter spends approximately 6 seconds reviewing a candidate's resume." With my experience in recruiting, I absolutely agree with this study in more cases than not. When… Continue reading Why I Decided to Offer Resume & Cover Letter Services

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Gut Check: Are You Keeping Up with Your New Year’s Resolutions?

So here we are - the second week of February.  Many of us had goals or resolutions that we intended on starting when 2017 began. Since it has been over a month, now is the perfect time to re-evaluate your goals or make new ones. To re-evaluate goals, you first must change your mindset. Here… Continue reading Gut Check: Are You Keeping Up with Your New Year’s Resolutions?

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Stay Motivated: How to Not Give Up by Friday

We've all been there: You run at full to semi capacity all week at work and then by Wednesday or Thursday, you run out of steam. You’re sitting at your desk while stress is piling up and you ask yourself, “Is it even worth it?”. By Friday, you've run out of motivation so much you… Continue reading Stay Motivated: How to Not Give Up by Friday

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5 Female TV Characters that Inspired Me to Get My Sh*t Together

Have you ever watched a show and got so inspired by a character that you wanted to be like them? Hopefully, it’s not just me! There has been plenty of shows that I’ve watched and gotten attached to one of the characters. Sometimes a character is so badass, you can’t help but draw from them.… Continue reading 5 Female TV Characters that Inspired Me to Get My Sh*t Together

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My Top 5 Favorite Websites for Career Resources

Muse.com I absolutely love this site! Every post is an interesting read and it does not feel like homework researching for resources. While updating my resume and cover letter, I found some great templates and I've been hooked ever since. The site covers not only resources for a potential job search but also everyday occurrences… Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Websites for Career Resources

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Getting Back to Normal After a Long Vacation

We've all been there. Whether it be taking time off work or a school vacation, going back to your regular schedule can be hard after being out for a week. This was my first paid vacation from work and I loved every minute of it. Leaving cold Michigan for a warmer North Carolina was not… Continue reading Getting Back to Normal After a Long Vacation