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

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

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

A Year Ago Today, I Took a Leap of Faith

A year ago today, I made a bold move, I took a leap of faith and here’s how it went. I was working a good job in terms of what society thinks of as a “good job”. Worked in Brickell (for those of you who are not from Miami, Brickell is like working in New … Continue Reading

How to Answer Tough Interview Questions

Hi! Happy Monday 🙂 I’m excited to share this post from Elarie Consulting because it’s a common struggle for everyone out there trying to get a job. Looking for a job is pretty stressful but preparing for an interview??? nerve-racking! There are soo many questions you might get asked and what if you don’t have … Continue Reading

How To Have The Willpower To Run a Side Business

  The other day, one of my friends texted me asking me to write a blog post about how to continue working after a full-day of work. My friend (Maddie) wants to start a business but needs to keep her full-time job so she needs advice on how to work on her side business when … Continue Reading

How to land a job a recent college graduate

Land a job Elarie Consulting is back this month with some tips for job searching and land a job as a recent college grad. Take notes! Ask anyone that has interacted with college students and they may tell you a common sentiment is, “I just can’t wait until graduation!” However, with an economy full of … Continue Reading