Why Every Job Should Be Considered A “Real Job”

Why Every Job Should Be Considered A “Real Job”

Where you work, what you're doing, the pay check and any added bonuses do not define your work. If you consider it work or feel like you're doing something you're passionate about  or even if you're just content about, it's a job, and it's your job. Most importantly, it's a real job.

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Alternatives to the 9-5 Sentence After Graduating

Alternatives to the 9-5 Sentence After Graduating

The idea of going to college for four years to emerge with the promise of a full-time job is a fading dream. Instead, most are seeking alternatives before jumping into the black hole of 40 hour work weeks Monday through Friday.

The Pros and Cons of A Snow Day

The Pros and Cons of A Snow Day

First day of spring and a snow day! Well, who doesn't love paid-time off? I sure as hell do. However, that's not the case for every employed person; some still have to work, or work from home, or some don't make money for that day, or they may eventually have to make this day up. [...]

23 (Odd) Questions Asked By A College Grad

23 (Odd) Questions Asked By A College Grad

Researching new conversation topics surrounding life after college, I came across this article form The Odyssey Online which was published in 2015, that adheres to some questions we find ourselves asking after graduation. However, there were a lot on here that seemed unnecessary and easily answered with the help of a search engine. Not judging... [...]

Job Interviews: Why They Can Be Awkward, Stressful and Disappointing

Job Interviews: Why They Can Be Awkward, Stressful and Disappointing

Interviews typically happen in different stages; phone, in person and follow-up. In some cases, the company may just require a one time meet and greet, others can be more extensive. I've been through them all multiple times and can say with full confidence that every one is different. And to be even more direct, some [...]

Side Hustles: Why You Should Have One

Side Hustles: Why You Should Have One

I first heard the term 'side hustle' while reading Ann Shoket's millennial guiding book, The Big Life  , and it's a term that has stuck with me since then. Typically, a side hustle is a way of earning extra cash outside of your primary income, which I think is great and incredibly smart and responsible especially for [...]

It’s Always Darkest Before The Dawn

It’s Always Darkest Before The Dawn

The best kind of happiness is the kind that comes into your life when you least expect it. Between toxic relationships, endlessly job searching for months, anxiety, 2017 wasn't the easiest year. But just like everything else, pros and cons go hand in hand. Although I struggled from time to time this past year, I [...]