Working While You’re Sick — How To Rally When You Have To

Posted by Sunday, November 13, 2016 0 2

It's that time of year again. Cold and flu season is upon us. And the Maas-Aronson household is not immune. Literally. Ethan is currently in the bedroom dying, and I'm on the living room couch binging Netflix, and not doing so hot myself. And once I'm done with this post I'm probably gonna down some ...

Getting This Whole Work-Life Balance Thing Down

Posted by Tuesday, November 1, 2016 0 0

The coveted work-life balance. It’s something almost all of us aspire to. Well, those of us who don’t admire workaholics. The concept is a pretty simple one. A person tries to prioritize their work obligations and their personal life in a way that doesn’t jeopardize either. Ya, good luck with that. The National Health Interview Survey ...

Why You Need To Stop Apologizing At Work

Posted by Saturday, October 22, 2016 0 0

Since leaving college I’ve had several jobs, including internships, freelance work and full-time gigs, and one thing I’ve noticed at each job is that every office has a different culture. You’ll have a different relationship with each boss. The way you interact with your coworkers will be different. Heck, the office Christmas party will be ...

Attending #BlogHer16: Goals For My First Blogging Conference

Posted by Thursday, July 28, 2016 2 3

In less than a week, I’ll be at my very first #BlogHer conference — and I’m totally terrified! I have been blogging for two years and a journalist since, well, high school, but this is the first time I’ll be attending a blogging conference, and I don’t know how qualified I feel going in to ...

Opportunity Lost

Posted by Monday, February 22, 2016 0 1

Missing out on a big opportunity sucks. Sucks like having your heart ripped out through your throat and stomped on with a steel-toed boot. Pardon my graphicness, but that’s the truth isn’t it? It hurts. Losing an opportunity you wanted badly really, physically hurts. And there is very little you, or even the people around you, ...

6 Tips to Help You Ace Networking Events

Posted by Sunday, August 2, 2015 0 1

I've been to several networking events, mixers and conferences. They ranged from ones hosted by my alma mater NYU, to ones hosted by the Society of Professional Journalists. From affairs in conference rooms, to soirees in hotel banquet halls. But no matter who hosted them or where they were held, the thing they all had ...

Leaving A Job In The Most Polite Way Possible

Posted by Wednesday, January 14, 2015 1 2

There is nothing like finding your dream job, except maybe finding it so soon into your professional life. Even though the position is probably still an entry level one, you are getting the chance to work for a company you love, doing what you love, every day. Such an opportunity presented itself to me about ...

Why You Should Go On Informational Interviews

Posted by Tuesday, December 16, 2014 0 5

I wouldn't blame you if you have no idea what an informational interview is, because up until this summer I did not know either. But I really wish I had known sooner, because I would have been doing stacks on stacks on stacks of them during college. Back then, the only interviews I had ever participated in ...

Personal Business Cards Are A Necessity

Posted by Friday, December 5, 2014 0 6

The Good Idea I got my very first set of personal business cards from Staples.com a few months after graduating. The reason for getting the cards was because I was going to an alumni career fair at the NYU Journalism department. I knew I would be bringing my resume, because you never go to a career ...

9 Tips for Nailing A Phone Interview

Posted by Tuesday, November 11, 2014 0 4

Job interviews are always scary. You have to worry about wearing the right clothes, paying attention to your body language, and something about not shaking hands like a limp fish? And being so young, you may be more freaked out than other applicants, as you have probably only been through the process a couple of ...