• Advice,  Being On Your Own

    Lessons From My Past Jobs

    I am at a pretty stable job now and one I’m very fond of and I just started to realize what each of my past jobs has taught me. I’ve been thinking about it quite a bit recently because my job is fairly new. I’ve had 6 jobs prior to my current. A very wise person told me that each jobs is meant to be a stepping stone to help build you up until you reach the top which one which is your career. It blows my mind that I’ve had 6 jobs already, and those are all real paying jobs. That doesn’t even include my internships and volunteer experiences.…

  • Advice,  University Life

    How to Manage Your Time

    Whether you’re a student trying to manage your workload, working part-time, and blogging or working full-time and blogging we are all trying to manage our time efficiently. I am currently working part-time and taking 5 classes finishing up my last semester and blogging. I’ve been doing this since last summer and I’ve come up with a nice system so I thought I would share my tips. Get a planner. Buy a planner or a calendar and start mapping out your life what you’re doing and where you can make time to blog and to work on other projects that make you happy. Fit in work out times, and days to…

  • Advice,  Technology Reviews

    Tips on utilizing LinkedIn

    Background Linkedin is a website that is structured similar to Facebook, but with the purpose of connecting users with employers and vice versa. I’ve had a Linkedin account since my first year of college. I decided to make my account because one of my professors suggested it and I wanted to learn the website before it came to the point where I would have a whole profile complete. I’ve had my account for a few years now and this summer was the most use I’ve had out of it. Here are my tips for utilizing Linkedin: Tailor your resume for each job you’re applying too, and use different formats for…

  • Advice

    Stop Doubting Yourself

    Do you ever believe you are your biggest fan and then when things start going well for you that little voice in your head starts to tell you you’re going to mess it up? This happens to me way too often and I’ve been working on it. It has improved so much in the past year! I’ve had much more opportunities which have lead me to greater opportunities and friends. If I could go back in time to when I first started doubting myself, I would tell myself to enjoy things as they come. Enjoy all the experiences instead of worrying about messing them up somehow and letting anxiety rear…