In school, we’re told to make friends, but at work, the question becomes can I be your friend? A new survey finds 74% of employees consider coworkers friend and one in five believe their colleagues have an inappropriate relationship. Fierce, Inc. surveyed over a thousand individuals to get to the heart of the impact friendship and romance has in the workplace. Below is their findings … Continue reading Should You Get Drinks With Your Coworkers?
Working on your resume is like writing everything down that you ate today. It’s cumbersome, it’s annoying and more of all it feels like a lot of work (than it really is). You know you develop skills and are growing in your career every day, but I see you starting at a screen with the words “Skills: Microsoft Word Proficient”. According to U.S. News and … Continue reading Four Easy Tips to a Visual Resume
I love writing things down. I write down quotes. I write down favorite spots. But, most importantly, I write down my goals and my dreams. And so when I say this, I mean it – I hate when people tell me the reason why I am not reaching my goals is because I don’t write them down. I recently moved and therefore purged a lot … Continue reading The One Reason Why You Can’t Reach Your Goals
I love that we love potential. But in January, I purged everything – old contacts, clothes, dishes, my apartment, my old office. I threw away that dress that never covered my cleavage. I threw away the dress – the dress that I was wearing when an old lady on the train walked up to me and said she could see my underwear. I threw away … Continue reading Minimalism: How to Let Go
When I met Sophia Leaguedi, General Manager of Ameroc Export Inc., she said she would do anything for women. Leaguedi, a Moroccan woman, accepted the Exporter of the Year 2016 Award for Illinois at the International Business Forum in Chicago this November. During the International Business Forum, over three days, The U.S. Commercial Service brought together international delegates and business leaders from Illinois and 23 other … Continue reading Woman Wins Exporter of The Year 2016 Award for Illinois
ArcLight Cinemas in Lincoln Park’s new entertainment district, NEWCITY, partnered with three Chicago lifestyle and tech entrepreneurs for a special movie night and panel discussion for female entrepreneurs this November. After watching Jennifer Lawrence’s stellar performance in “Joy,” and munching on complimentary Coke and popcorn, a theater full of Chicago women listened to Chicago’s female entrepreneurs, Katy Lynch, Jessica Zweig, and Theresa Carter’s honest advice … Continue reading Chicago Female Entrepreneurs and ArcLight Partner to Discuss ‘Joy’
As a single, city girl I am starting to think of my future and that means saving for a condo in Chicago and investing in my career – two things that are harder to do when I don’t budget. I recently went through all of my tabs with Uber and discovered that from January 2016 to August 2016, my Uber expenditures increased by 70 percent. … Continue reading Saying No to Brunch and Uber: How to Be Single and Save For a Home
Edition: October 23, 2016 Every week, I like to find Chicago networking events that will help me meet my business and personal goals. Since I’m in marketing and currently developing a 2017 Marketing Plan strategy, my main objectives are to learn: lead generation content creation partnership opportunities for speakers and writers best practices for marketing So, since I do this, I thought I would share … Continue reading Top Marketing Events in Chicago This Week