Interview Slay: How to Dominate Your Next Interview – Part II

This is Part II of the Interview Slay Series. Be sure to read Part I if you haven’t already. Part III is here. Today’s lesson is all about the most important part of any interview – RESEARCH. I’m not sure why, but many people think they can just “wing it” when they go on job interviews. … More Interview Slay: How to Dominate Your Next Interview – Part II

Interview Slay: How to Dominate Your Next Interview – Part I

  This is Part I of the Interview Slay Series. Check out Part II here. I am super excited about this week on the blog! If you’ve been following my story for a while, then you’ve most likely heard me tell bits and pieces for my career journey. If you haven’t, you should know that I … More Interview Slay: How to Dominate Your Next Interview – Part I

4 Realistic Ways to Steer Clear of Office Drama (Without Being a Goody Two-Shoes)

  Working with people you like and enjoy speaking with—especially about non-work related topics—makes the eight hours most of us spend at our jobs every day more enjoyable. There are so many aspects of work that can be a little bit (or very) irritating. Things like having a long commute, working irregular hours, or dealing … More 4 Realistic Ways to Steer Clear of Office Drama (Without Being a Goody Two-Shoes)

3 Strategies You Can Use To Stay One Step Ahead of HR, Your Boss And Your Company At All Times

I’ve been in HR since 2010 and during this time I’ve learned a lot about how decisions are made on employees. In the past 6 years I’ve done the hiring and (unfortunate) firing as well as everything in between for thousands of employees. I’ve had the opportunity to recruit and interview potential candidates, design and … More 3 Strategies You Can Use To Stay One Step Ahead of HR, Your Boss And Your Company At All Times

5 Ways to Become the All-Star Employee Your Boss Can’t Live Without

The relationship between you and your boss is an important one. Your boss is responsible for making decisions on the direction and enjoyability of your career and can ultimately make or break your experience at work. Your goal as an employee should be to build a mutually beneficial relationship where it’s clear (to both you and … More 5 Ways to Become the All-Star Employee Your Boss Can’t Live Without

Everything You Need To Know About Job Satisfaction

Last week I wrote an article detailing the step by step process you can follow to develop a plan for creating your perfect career.  I even provided a worksheet to help walk you through the process in an easy to follow way. Since then, I’ve been thinking a lot about job satisfaction. What it means, how to get it … More Everything You Need To Know About Job Satisfaction

5 Things I Learned About My Career From My 11 Days in Total Silence

Some of the things I really like about  myself are that 1) I don’t get paralyzed by overthinking; 2) I am OK with taking a good amount of risk (on anything that doesn’t involve being around animals or large bodies of water) and 3) I’m willing to try something that may seem “out of the … More 5 Things I Learned About My Career From My 11 Days in Total Silence

Are You Burned Out at Work? 10 Questions to Ask Yourself.

Do you feel that? The uncontrollable and all encompassing feeling of hating absolutely EVERY SINGLE THING about your job. Whether it’s your commute, the projects you’ve been assigned, the sound of your boss’ voice, or the way the person next to you breathes loudly while you’re trying to concentrate, every thing about your job works your last … More Are You Burned Out at Work? 10 Questions to Ask Yourself.

Why You Haven’t Found Your Perfect Career Yet (And What To Do About It)

So, you want to know why you haven’t found your absolutely, positively, PERFECT dream career, right? Well, the answer is actually quite simple. It’s because it doesn’t exist… yet. Ask anyone who’s got the “perfect”job and they’ll tell you 3 main things: They didn’t find their perfect job, they created it No career is truly perfect, … More Why You Haven’t Found Your Perfect Career Yet (And What To Do About It)