Ladies: Speak Up At Work

I recently read an article in Cosmopolitan Magazine called “Can Looking Too Young Hurt You At Work?” (Feb. 2013 issue, pg. 113).  The article’s author Marissa Hermanson wrote about her struggles with feeling that her age and appearance misrepresented her as a professional — well I not only look young, but I know I could…

Happy Thanksgiving

I would like to wish all my readers a happy, healthy, and safe Thanksgiving! Count your blessings today and every day of the year! Actually, on second thought, forget healthy – this is the one day of the year when you can eat until you pop a button off.  Cheers!   photo credit: http://www.eatlikenoone.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/happythanksgiving.jpg

Resume Tips

It seems like just about every one has some advice to give on resume writing.  Some say objectives are outdated, others say they’re still necessary.  Some comment on what fonts to use, how to organize the layout, and the dos-and-don’ts of what to include.  Then some tidbits of information (like 86 the Interests/Hobbies section) can…

Sketcher’s Toms Shoes Rip-Off

I finally decided it was time for me to purchase a pair of Toms Shoes – they’re cute and trendy, comfortable, and support a great cause… what more could I ask for? (photo credit http://www.adoredaustin.com/2010/11/toms-vs-bobs-there-is-difference.html *article below) So in searching for them online I came across this very interesting Fast Company article about the Sketcher’s knock-off of…

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome!

Wow, my very first blog post on my brand new website… pretty exciting! More content to-be-released soon. photo taken from Jessica Schultz