As a career communicator, emails are an important part of my day as they’re a consistent vehicle of vital information. From meeting and project requests to announcement to mass audiences, I see many email mistakes from professionals at all career levels. Here are five ways to avoid some of the most common mistakes, many I have been guilty of making myself.Read More
Although I dreamed of starting my blog for several years during college it wasn’t until I was headed out the door of graduate school that I finally launched it. As I entered the “Real World” I didn’t keep up. I could have, but I let one missed week turn into many and before I knew it months had gone by that I had been neglecting my beloved blog. In February of 2018, I began to analyze my position at United Way and the thing I missed most was writing. I logged in and started to nurture it again and I’m excited to continue building content and sharing my journey in the “Real World.” More than ten months since I started writing again as I reflect on the year, I’m excited to share the top five posts my readers loved most. Click the links below to back track or catch up!Read More
Although Christmas is my favorite holiday, and I love celebrating with my family and friends every year, I am mindful of the importance of Thanksgiving and the blessings that make it worth celebrating beyond history. Here are four ways to enhance methods of showing gratitude to those you love or appreciate.Read More
On October 17 each year employees, leaders and self-starters everywhere show up on social media to celebrate while showing praise and appreciation for their hard work or that of their leaders. My first job was at a day care center the summer prior to my freshman year of high school. Although I took a break to focus on my studies, cheerleading and life as a high school student, I’ve held more than a dozen positions in a variety of industries. The one thing each job had in common was leadership. Fortunately I’ve never had an unbearable “boss.” I believe that the best leaders become the best because of their actions and here are some that separate some of my best supervisors from the others.Read More
During my job search process and first position post-grad school there was one tool that I relied on heavily to research, make connections and learn from a diverse network of individuals in related professions. That tool was Linked In, and it’s one that I still use consistently today.
Being fairly new to California and my role at TGR Foundation, Linked In has given me helpful information to meet locals and get involved. As an frequent user and advocate for the site here are five ways to use Linked In outside of job searching.Read More