Networking at Student Conferences This Summer

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending the Young Women’s Leadership Summit in Grapevine, Texas, hosted by Turning Point USA. Being that it was my first time attending this event, I was not only excited to meet my favorite speakers and make new friends, but also for the opportunities I would have to […]

Questions To Prepare For During Your Next Interview

No matter if you’re in college applying for internships or a young professional looking to make your next career move, it’s always a great idea to brush up on your interviewing skills. Here is a list of the top 10 questions to be prepared to answer in an interview and some tips on how to […]

A Little Thanks Can Make a Big Difference with Kathryn Alford

I may be old-school, but I love sending hand-written notes to people to wish them a happy birthday, congratulate them on a major achievement, or sometimes even just to say hello to a good friend I haven’t talked to in a while. One way this love of cards has particularly served me well in my […]

Establishing a Routine for Working From Home with Ericka Andersen

When I started working from home 7 years ago, it was a strange shift. I’d been working in professional office environments for nearly 8 years and working from home had always felt like a dream. No commute? No required wardrobe? Snacking anytime? You learn very quickly that working from home isn’t exactly as you imagine […]

Communicating in the Workplace with Rhachel Toombs

I often find that those who try and fail (and use failure to improve and try again) are some of the best advice givers. In that vein, I may be qualified to talk about communication not because I manage a team of almost 20, but because I’ve learned how not to communicate (read here, “made […]

4 Tips for Engaging Your Audience with Julia Canzano

For many, giving a speech to a crowd is intimidating and an opportunity they run from. An estimated 73% of people have a fear of public speaking. However, with time and practice you can become a persuasive speaker that can win over any audience. Here are four tips to help you engage your audience and […]

How to Find a Mentor with Ladan Nowrasteh

When I was young and people asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I said what most kids say – a veterinarian. Why, you ask? Was it my love of zoology or science? Was it because I was a pet-less (thanks, mom and dad) kid desperate to be around animals? It […]

Women in the Workforce: One Size Does Not Fit All

Before World War II, 33% of women participated in the labor force. Today, that number has increased to 57.4% of women who now also make up 47% of the entire American workforce. Labor participation percentages among men are at an all-time low, and women are steadily out-educating men across most statistics out there. As women […]

4 Professional Development Habits You Can Start Today by Marisa Brand

Building your professional development toolbox can seem intimidating at first. There are so many resources and differing opinions out there that it can be difficult to figure out where to start. And, when you’re already working 9-5 (or even 8-6), it can be challenging to think about work in your free time. These hurdles can […]

Grow Your Network Online by Kathryn Alford

Location should never be a limitation to building professional connections and expanding your network. Thanks to technology and helpful resources such as LinkedIn, you can develop relationships in other states, on the other side of the country, and even across the world. Whether you want to move to a new city after college or take […]