Help Others: How To Pursue a Career That Allows You To Do It

For many people, doing a job is about much more than just going to the office each day and getting paid at the end of the month. Some people want to do something each day that actually makes a difference, that helps others who need support and help to make their lives better. Having this … Continue Reading

The Three Career Tips I Give Every Intern

{By Margarita Wells, an environmental professional & writer} – I began my career as an intern where I currently work; it lay the foundation for my professional path, therefore, I take my role as a mentor very seriously. Over the years I have worked with interns of different ages, educational levels and academic backgrounds and tailored … Continue Reading

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Negotiate Your Salary

As if the interview process weren’t stressful enough, part of accepting the job offer is to negotiate your salary. Not the most fun but incredibly necessary. Money is not everything but let’s be honest here, if you are killing it at your career, you might as well be getting paid fairly; right? Ok.   Why should you … Continue Reading

6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Accept That Job Offer

6 Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Accept That Job Offer {Brought to you by Elarie Consulting – a career consulting company} No matter how desperate you are in your job search, you need to make sure that you’re always vetting the companies you’re applying to. This is critical, because if you end up landing an … Continue Reading

3 TED Talks That Will Inspire You!

45 minutes is all you need today to work on yourself. These three TED Talks will pick your brain, teach you to be yourself and to act on your impulses. It’s your life. It’s your career. Let your voice be heard.  Takeaways from Luvvie Ajayi: Fear has the power of keeping us from doing and … Continue Reading

How To Have Real Conversations When Networking

Walking into a big room full of strangers with name tags, you slowly make your way to the bar for a complimentary wine glass and stand there, staring out to see who seems friendly enough or who seems as scared to start a conversation as you. Sound familiar? Networking is a terrible word to describe … Continue Reading

Unexpected Two Week Hiatus From the Online World

Hii!! As you might have noticed, I’ve been missing from the online world for 2 weeks. It was an unexpected, unplanned two week vacation from blogging but despite my “freak out” moments the first few days, it turned out to be a really great “vacation”. This two week hiatus from the blog was unexpected because … Continue Reading

4 Things I Learned This Weekend

Hi there! I hope you enjoyed your free day off today. I’ve been up and about since 7am trying to get some things done as I’m traveling for work tomorrow. It’s 7:30pm now and thought it was the right time to write something up for you. During the weekends, I catch up with books, articles, … Continue Reading

Job Search: 9 Ways to Actually Get Recruiters to Respond to You

It was a long few weeks of hearing how no one on the job search wagon was getting solid responses from reaching out to recruiters via LinkedIn or email, and this was starting to frustrate me as well. I decided to throw out a post asking recruiters, “what gives,” which you can check out by clicking … Continue Reading

You need to stop working hard and start working smart

The world keeps telling us to work hard. Every instagram post we see on entrepreneurship or career development revolves around working long hours, being busy, not sleeping, grinding, drinking coffee so much so that it’s become a “cool” thing to being super busy and not having time off. Do we agree?Today, I’m here to tell … Continue Reading