7 Things You Should Do Each Week at Work

7 Things You Should Do Each Week at Work

One of the coolest things about being an adult is being able to work in a field you're passionate about and earn a living doing what you excel in or what you enjoy. When I'm not blogging, I'm working full-time at my day job. I'm lucky to have a job that I love and to work with people that inspire me and motivate me. I've learned a lot after working in my industry for five years and I know that I still have a lot to learn. I'm excited to see where my career takes me and I can't wait to continue growing and developing my skill set. 

Since I'm used to being in an office setting, I've learned how to make the most of each week and ensure that I stay organized and on top of everything on my plate. Writing things down and recharging by taking small breaks throughout the day definitely helps me to stay focused. I challenge you to try these seven things this week at work and see if they make a difference in your productiveness and the overall way you feel. 

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6 Jobs That Allow You To Work Remotely and Travel More

6 Jobs That Allow You To Work Remotely and Travel More

Raise your hand if you love to travel! You obviously can’t see my hand, but it’s reaching toward the ceiling. I’ve shared on my blog time and time again that traveling is one of my favorite things to do. Travel is truly the only thing you can buy that makes you richer. There are so many things out there to do and experience.

Every year I make a list of the places that I want to travel to and then I search far and wide on the internet to determine if there are any deals for the destinations that I have in mind. If I find a decent deal, I’m definitely not opposed to booking it and turning my travel dreams into a reality.

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9 Entry-Level Remote Jobs for Millennials

9 Entry-Level Remote Jobs for Millennials

Have you ever thought about working remotely? Although I work full-time in an office setting, I'm super intrigued by flexible work schedules and remote jobs. Working from home is becoming more mainstream and you no longer have to be at a certain point in your career or have several years of experience to do your job outside of a traditional office setting. 

Whether you're a recent college graduate, transitioning between career fields or just looking to gain more professional experience, an entry-level remote job might be right up your alley. 

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The Best Internship Programs for 2018

The Best Internship Programs for 2018

Calling all college students! Polish up your resumes and practice your interview skills because internship season is right around the corner. I know what you're thinking: "uhm, I just started fall semester a few weeks ago! I'll think about internships later." Sure, you can always apply for internships during the spring semester, but many big companies with robust internship programs start accepting applications as early as the fall. 

So, if you'll be applying for a summer internship for 2018, the internship programs below might catch your eye. Bookmark this post and refer back to it as you plan out which companies you want to apply to. 

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10 Work-from-Home Jobs That Can Pay $100,000 or More

10 Work-from-Home Jobs That Can Pay $100,000 or More

Do you dream of working from home? Plenty of people do. What some people don't know is that you can work remotely AND still make a hefty salary. That sounds like a win-win, doesn't it?!

From 2005 to 2015, there has been a 115% percent increase in telecommuting. I would have never guessed that! With the growth of telecommuting and working remotely, stats have been uncovered around the average telecommuter. Here are some interesting tidbits that you might not know: the average telecommuter is 46 years or older, has at least a bachelor’s degree, and earns a higher median salary than an in-office worker. If that doesn't build an appealing case toward having a goal to work remotely, I don't know what does! 

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6 Things to Bring With You to a Career Fair

6 Things to Bring With You to a Career Fair

Whether you're in still in college or you've already graduated, attending career fairs can be so beneficial. They provide an opportunity to network with recruiters from a variety of companies and they give you a chance to practice your interviewing skills. When you attend a career fair, you'll want to dress professionally and have all of your career-related materials with you and ready to hand out. 

If you're planning on going to a career fair in the future, I put together a list of six things you should bring with you so you can be fully prepared!

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17 Work From Home Jobs For Millennials

17 Work From Home Jobs For Millennials

Okay, millennials, when you think about your dream job, what does it entail? Do you see yourself wearing expensive dress attire and working on the top floor of a high-rise building downtown? Do you see yourself completing your daily responsibilities in a laid back office environment? Or, do you see yourself rolling out of bed in the morning, firing up your laptop and working in your pajamas? I know, I know, not all people who work remotely stay in their PJ's every day, but indulge me a little. 

Working remotely has become increasingly popular over the last few years. This is in part due to advancements and innovations in technology. Employees are able to connect with each other using email, instant messaging, texting, video conferencing and more. 

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How I Went From Intern to Employee in 8 Days

How I Went From Intern to Employee in 8 Days

The end of your senior year of college is a strange time. You'll have your degree that you've worked your butt off for in a few weeks but before you get it, you're tasked with finding out what to do after graduation. Lots of students run into this dilemma year after year. The way I see it, there are a few options: 

  1. You can browse around and look for full-time positions that you think you're qualified for even though you'll repeatedly ask yourself: "how am I supposed to get an entry-level job if 1-2 years of experience are required?!"
  2. You can apply for an internship and hope that it turns into a full-time gig
  3. You can move back in with your parents and continue to seek out job opportunities, some of which will have nothing to do with your college degree
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