Blogging & Writing · Inspiration

Blogging Confidently: How to Share Your Blog with Family and Friends

To continue on with yesterday’s blogging theme, I thought I would address one of the most awkward parts of starting a blog: sharing it with family and friends. There are some people who are perfectly comfortable sharing their writing with everyone in their life. To these people I say “good for you!”. For the rest of… Continue reading Blogging Confidently: How to Share Your Blog with Family and Friends

Blogging & Writing · Career · Inspiration · Social Media

Recent Graduates: 6 Reasons Why You Should Start a Blog

Blogging is often misunderstood. People tend to assume that a blog is a sort of online diary where you share your daily life, your complaints, or your dinner. This doesn’t have to be the case! In fact, a properly managed blog can be a powerful tool to get you noticed in a competitive job market.… Continue reading Recent Graduates: 6 Reasons Why You Should Start a Blog

Career · Inspiration · Underemployment

How to Cope With Being Unemployed and Overwhelmed

I once read in someone’s profile that they “don’t follow bloggers who use the term ‘overwhelmed’“. This stuck with me and I began to associate feeling overwhelmed with being a whiney, needy blogger who couldn’t write a valid post. Right. Here’s the deal: It’s ok to feel overwhelmed! After-all, it’s your life and you want it to be… Continue reading How to Cope With Being Unemployed and Overwhelmed

Career · Underemployment

E-mailing Your Resume and Cover Letter

As a job seeker, I’ve attached a couple hundred resume/cover letter duos to emails before sending them off to be lost in the sea of applications. After speaking to a number of friends about their take on something as simple as emailing a resume, I’ve learned that there are a lot of areas for variation… Continue reading E-mailing Your Resume and Cover Letter

Career · Inspiration · Underemployment

Online Job Search Resources That I Don’t Understand – YET

I like to think of myself as pretty tech savvy… but there are a couple of online job search resources that I have yet to take advantage of. Why? Well, like plenty of young graduates my age, I’m a bit behind on the times when it comes to professional development themed internet trends. Despite the… Continue reading Online Job Search Resources That I Don’t Understand – YET