Congratulations. You have 500+ contacts on LinkedIn. You have them. But do you know your network? Recently, I took a marketing job at an innovation consulting firm, PreScouter, Inc. I love it for several reasons. Besides working with smart people (corporate America, Ph.D. students, and critical thinkers in general), the first and the main reason that I love marketing is because I can connect with … Continue reading How to Build a Valuable Network
It’s 4:42 a.m. I have three minutes before I absolutely have to open my eyes, pull myself out of bed, and start my morning weekday routine. Ugh, mornings. If I leave the house by 5:28, I can make it to the train just in time. I’m not a morning person. I used to roll out of bed at 7:30 to get to work by 8:15, and part … Continue reading How early would you wake up for your career?
It’s not everyday when your group of friends consists of digital nomads, but for me, my closest friends have chosen to work remotely. It’s not because they don’t want to travel to work, but because they want to travel. One of my friends, who I met by leading an accountability group for SheSays Chicago, is almost into her first year as a digital nomad. She’s … Continue reading Chicago SEO Specialist Travels the World While Working 9-5
It’s Girl Scout cookie time (in case you missed the Oscars). And in Chicago, Girl Scouts are thinking big. Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce, and Bistro (Chicago, Northbrook, Oak brook, South Barrington) partnered to support the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana by making a special edition dessert for their menu. The dessert is based off of the most popular Girl Scout cookie, Thin Mints. For … Continue reading Craving Thin Mints? Chicago Restaurant Adds Girl Scout Cookies
Checking in. How was the first month of the year for you? We always have these great expectations to be better and do better when we set our New Year’s Resolutions. But seriously, we don’t make major life changes or come up with big ideas all at once. How many people do you know who propose after two months of dating other people? It only … Continue reading Productivity Tips for Successful Women [Infographic]
Reading a Nicholas Sparks novel or a memoir from a celebrity (Amy, Tina, Mindy) seems like a usual winter day trend. But as much as we learn about other people’s lives and how to find love, how much time do we put in our lifelong journey of our careers? Sure, we learn skills, we read articles, “Is Dev Bootcamp Right For Me,” or “How To Create … Continue reading Video and Other Top Workplace Trends for Millennials in 2016
I don’t like what I’m doing. Have you had that thought? Have you repeatedly had that thought? I recently met someone who had that thought, took one course, and is now building an app in Chicago. I stare at my list of all the certifications and coursework I think I need to do to have a successful career. I took a sip of coffee, and … Continue reading How One Woman Changed Her Career with a Chicago Dev Bootcamp
CDM Media, a leading B2B technology marketing and media firm, producing C-level executive events globally, has moved a long way to make Chicago home and headquarters, which was previously in Hawaii. “We chose Chicago definitely for the opportunity, said Amanda Miller, Corporate Recruiter at CDM Media, “We needed a central hub closer to our client base.” While the company has made Chicago its home for eight years, … Continue reading CDM Media Moves into Google’s Previous Chicago Office and Seeks Rock Stars