For those working in communications, gaining a certification can increase your knowledge and skills, allow you to be recognized for what you already know, and earn you notable credentials to use in your title. Looking for a job? A relevant certification can make you more appealing to potential employers over the competition. Have a job?... Continue Reading →
Videos are an essential component in the digital storytelling toolbox. Communications professionals use videos on websites, in social media, and even for in-person viewings to communicate key messages, bring brands to life and drive a call-to-action. Although a self-produced, organic-style video shot on a smartphone is a good fit for some purposes, a polished and... Continue Reading →
Earlier this week, I overheard a colleague saying they had just learned about photos on resumes, and were surprised that they’re now “a thing.” Although I’ve known about photos on resumes for a while, my colleague’s recent comment got me more curious about them. In this post, I'll reveal the truth about photos on resumes.... Continue Reading →
Do you need a kick-start for making a change in your life? How about a leg-up toward reaching a goal? Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be, by the aspirational Rachel Hollis, is the book for you. This 2018 best-seller... Continue Reading →
The hottest jobs for 2019 grads are in the IT sector. Growth in this sector also brings opportunities for people without IT technical skills.
Being strategic about the contact info on your resume, including your address, email, phone numbers and social media handles, can help you get the job.
Some days it's pretty much impossible to take a lunch break. A deadline or big project might take priority. But on an average, calm workday, many people who want to take a lunch break often don’t. Who’s being prevented from taking their breaks the most? Millennials. Although this demographic will make up over 75 per... Continue Reading →
Yesterday I caught a video on Money Magazine’s Instagram feed that suggested I was living under a rock if I hadn’t heard of a new music artist and his hit song with over 70 million views on YouTube. And, apparently, I was, because I hadn’t yet heard the song Old Town Road by rapper/country music... Continue Reading →
A trip to the tropics. An urban getaway. An escape to the cottage. Or a staycation in your hometown. No matter how you spend your vacation time, it’s important to step away from the daily grind to refresh, recharge and reset. I just got back from a trip to Mexico so I totally understand the... Continue Reading →