everyone is confused about what “business casual” means

Long gone are the days of employees exclusively wearing suits and pencil skirts to work,  and good riddance! As businesses develop office cultures that are more casual, their dress codes have begun to echo that.  Employees can more easily express their personality in the workplace through their wardrobes. While my somewhat professional opinion (as Associate … Continue reading everyone is confused about what “business casual” means

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a day of dreaming (on youth)

One day as I was scrolling through Twitter, I came across a platform called Dream on Youth.  The content was compelling: I had stumbled upon the account amidst their "Self-Worth Wednesday"weekly segment, where the platform encourages their extended reach to share photos of themselves complemented by an expression of self-love. I found myself inspired by … Continue reading a day of dreaming (on youth)

spotlight series: an interview with cydney irby, DREAM ON YOUTH boss lady

Editor's note: The following interview briefly discusses topics including suicide, self-harm, and depression. If this is something you find yourself struggling with, please visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. It's safe to say that we aren't born knowing what our purpose in life is, and that many of us must conduct an extensive internal search … Continue reading spotlight series: an interview with cydney irby, DREAM ON YOUTH boss lady

ten things recent graduates should NOT write in a cover letter

The history of the cover letter is a pretty interesting one. Its origins date back to the 1950s, beginning with a New York Times job ad for an industrial paint chemist. “Submit resume with cover letter" is what it read. Since then, the cover letter has become an inevitable and tedious part of each job application. … Continue reading ten things recent graduates should NOT write in a cover letter

spotlight series: an interview with scribbles by nicole, semi-anonymous illustrator/cartoonist

I've written pretty extensively on this idea that I have a primal need to be creative, and if I'm not, I feel a little lost.  It's in the foundation of my being.  As I write this, I've got two other pieces open on my computer and a list of projects I would like to start … Continue reading spotlight series: an interview with scribbles by nicole, semi-anonymous illustrator/cartoonist