One Thing This Week: Your College Does Not Define You

I’m sharing my One Thing on a Wednesday, because this week has been so long that it feels like it DEFINITELY should be the weekend by now. My calendar app on my iPhone, however, can confirm that it is not. According to this Wired article, Facebook Messenger is getting a new look. I’m not the most active Messenger user, but I can totally appreciate the work … Continue reading One Thing This Week: Your College Does Not Define You

How to Write a Letter of Resignation

Over the past few years, it seems like every other headline has been about millennials and our tendency to job hop. Cool story bro, we know. But with all that job hopping we’re doing—hopefully for better opportunities!—there’s one necessary evil comes with the territory, and that is writing your resignation letter. Now, a resignation letter isn’t how you actually deliver the big news to your boss … Continue reading How to Write a Letter of Resignation

One thing This Week: Started From the Bottom

This week was a whirlwind. You know the kind—the type that has you uncorking a bottle of pinot before your door finishes swinging shut behind you. The types that makes it realllly easy to say, “Maybe I’ll just skip the gym/laundry/meal prepping/homework/insert goal of choice here and sit on the couch and try again tomorrow.” Except that tomorrow turns into two days, into three, turns … Continue reading One thing This Week: Started From the Bottom

One Thing This Week: Use Your Words!

Things you don’t learn in college: how to deal with co-workers, how to request vacation time, how to handle weird job interviews where you’re offered beer. Things you do learn in college: new words. I met up with my old college roomie earlier this week, and somehow we got to talking about how without mandatory reading, homework and papers, it almost feels like our vocabulary … Continue reading One Thing This Week: Use Your Words!

One Thing This Week: Even Successful People Fail

“If you’re not moving forward, you’re falling behind.” I believe this wholeheartedly—at work, at home, and in life in general! So One Thing This Week is where I share one thing—you guessed it!— that inspired me to move forward this week. This week, my One Thing was the Girlboss Radio podcast interview with Sarah Robb O’Hagan, CEO, Flywheel Sports. I personally haven’t taken a Flywheel class (yet), … Continue reading One Thing This Week: Even Successful People Fail

4 Newsletters to Jumpstart Your Day

Remember in middle school, when you had to complete a weekly current events assignment where you summarized a newspaper article for the class? You were learning to do research and getting informed! However, I regret to share with you that adulthood does not include a mandatory current events class. You need to seek this stuff out yourself! According to the Reuters Institute Digital News Report … Continue reading 4 Newsletters to Jumpstart Your Day

Do Yourself a Favor: Take Your Vacation Days

I read something shocking the other day. According to a survey conducted by LinkedIn, 70% of professionals in the United States don’t take a vacation, even though they want to. Why, you may ask? Fear of falling behind was cited by more than half of all respondents. And among the highest offenders? Millenials—we’re doing this to ourselves! A 2016 study by Project: Time Off found … Continue reading Do Yourself a Favor: Take Your Vacation Days

TCC Business Book Club: You Are A Badass

It’s time for a new addition to the Corporate Communique Business Book Club! Even though it says “business” in the title, the books I review aren’t necessarily about business or work, but ones that have concepts that can be applied in the workplace. I’ve been seeing You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero pop … Continue reading TCC Business Book Club: You Are A Badass

3 Tips to End Your Internship on the Right Note

We’re in the home stretch of internship season! By now, you’ve probably gotten a good feel for what the company you’re interning for actually does, the way the business is structured, and the type of people who work there. You may also know whether this is a place you would consider working at in the future or want to run far, far away from. End your internship … Continue reading 3 Tips to End Your Internship on the Right Note

How to Nail the Phone Interview

When you’re in the market for a new job, first impressions matter. And most of the time, your opportunity to make that stellar first impression will be over the phone. Whether it’s an initial call with a recruiter, or a second-round interview with the hiring manager, preparation is key. Your job is to convince the voice on the other side of the phone to give … Continue reading How to Nail the Phone Interview