Tag: advice

Gratefulness

What are you grateful for? I discovered a plethora of things that I am grateful for in the past week. It seems as though it is when life get extremely tough, when I am able to express gratitude for the good things occurring in my life. Whenever I am having a tough or stressful week

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Strengths and Weaknesses

I wanted to write an article about the importance of knowing one’s strengths and weaknesses. When I began with the thought, I felt as though it was a super broad topic. There are strengths and weaknesses in oneself in the workplace, in your relationships, in your technical skills, the list can go on forever.  

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Taking Control of Your Life

We all have endured a time in our life where we question if we’ve taken the right path in life. The truth is, your path IS the right path. No one person can take control over your destiny and the path you decide to travel for your life. For those who are questioning themselves, I

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7 Effective Time Management Tips

When pursuing anything in life, time management skills tend to play a huge role in whether or not you’ll be successful. The world throws a lot of expectations at us and its imperative for us as humans to learn how to work smarter, and not harder. Sometimes we can be our own worst enemy. Try

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Goals! Goals! Goals! for 2018

Every year for the past few years, around Christmas time. I create a vision board. My family and I gather around with blank canvas boards that we’ve purchased from our local crafts store. We grab magazines, glue, crayons, markers, glitter, sugar, spice and everything nice! I look forward to this experience every holiday season, and

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Your ‘STAR’ interview

Interviewing for a job can be terrifying! If you’re like me, then you hate behavioral based questions. I haven’t quite figured out yet if my negative sentiments towards behavioral based questions are a good thing or a bad thing. I like to answer technical questions that best relate to my related technical skills, ‘what-if questions’

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Self-Care…We All Need It

The end of 2017 and this entire month of January has been one of the most stressful times in my life. I broke my leg, my work situation has proven to be precarious and I decided to make a few life changes. I wanted to provide a few quick self-care tips for anyone else who

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How To Write A Successful Cover Letter

Alot of people, if not everyone dreads writing a cover letter. Especially when you’re tasked to write a specific cover letter for a specific job. But have no fear, quick cover letter tips are here. Show Off Your Skills The best advice that I ever received regarding my cover letter was to utilize bullet points.

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The Value of Affiliation

Being apart of an organization or group can prove to be very beneficial in alot of ways. It’s important when you’re thinking about joining a organization that you dig deep within yourself to understand the reasons why you want to join. Whether you’re deciding to join a greek pan-hellenic organization, a professional/vocational group, or club

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Top 5 Qualities of a Leader

When you visualize leaders, most people think of their boss or their supervisor. Some people think of their parents or the person that they know with the most influence. To some degree you’re correct. However, leaders don’t always have to be people in a position of power. Your co-worker, best-friend, or neighbor could be a

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