Posts in career
How To Maximize Your PTO

The music, the festivals, the energy to live and thrive in your element unapologetically are all working together to make this summer one for the books. This summer, we all want to live our best lives which means that we may have to plan some time off from work to fully enjoy ourselves. In order to enjoy all that the summer has to offer, you have to properly plan out your paid time off (PTO) and money to make sure you that you can fully enjoy your summer.

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Protecting Your Workplace Vibes: Navigating Power Struggles

I have found myself at a crossroads of letting people have it or choosing to stay quiet and letting something slide that should be addressed. I did not want to “rock the boat” too much because I did not want to fulfill any stereotype that society places on Black women in my workplace to discredit accomplishments that I work

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Growing in Your Career after Graduation

I've been learning since I've started working in October that you cannot allow yourself to settle in a job, no matter what the outcome may look like if you don't especially if it's not in your career. In order to know the right path for your career, you truly have to dig deep into your relationship with God and be open to the change that he places in your life. This past March, my ending date for my temporary job was coming

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The Importance of Remaining Mindful in the Workplace

After graduating, many of us land in jobs simply because we just want to find something with reliable income. Personally speaking, after graduating from University with Social Science degree, I landed a job in the tech start-up world. There isn’t a correlation with what I studied in Uni and what I do on a day-to-day in my role, however remaining open-minded, objective and challenging myself on a daily basis has turned me into a mindful worker. The importance I want to highlight in this post is

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College Classes You Really Need

In college, there are some classes you feel you’ll never use. While that may be true, depending on your field of profession, there are some classes that you will be able to use in almost any industry. The revelation of the skills that you could benefit from will hit you when you’re at work and in need of a particular skill to advance in your career. A skill that was possibly an elective

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3 Ways to Turn Your Experience into Your Expertise

When it comes to showcasing your knowledge in a certain area, you can turn life’s lessons into ways you develop a strong sense of how successful you can be in a certain area. For instance, there are some experiences in life, such as running a business, where the knowledge and success you’ve learned

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Balancing your Fitness Goals with a Demanding Career

Many times, we feel like we have to sacrifice healthy habits for the sake of our careers or the things that we are working on to create the life that we want for ourselves. However, that mindset does not have to be the end all for how we choose to navigate through our lives. We have to not only consider

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Ways to Make Sure You Aren’t Letting Work Take Over Your Life

Whether you are working at a nine to five or setting your own hours, it’s important to make sure that the job that you are working isn’t cutting into the, much needed, TLC you desire and deserve. It is time to evaluate how much time you’ve been giving yourself in comparison to the work you do in your day to day life.

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How Finding a Purposeful Career is Self-Love

When it comes to working, we spend almost a quarter of our lives pursuing an education to prepare for work and then a majority of our lives working in our careers. Many of us have been exposed to people spending their lives being financially dependent on their retirement, pension or social security income. Needless to say, it is important for us to

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