4 Definite Do's for Your Office Halloween Party

4 Definite Do's for Your Office Halloween Party

It’s October. So, you know what that means, right? This month you have a day entirely dedicated for you to assume another identity (or maybe two or three) if you factor in the weekend prior. Beyond the myriad of social events and contests around town, chances are relatively high that your office or shared work space, is hosting a Halloween Party too. Before you say “I don’t dress up for those,” I must ask “Why the hell not”?

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If People Think You’re Rude, They May Have a Point

If People Think You’re Rude, They May Have a Point

It may be hard to wrap your brain around this, and you may not agree, but if people think you’re rude, you probably are. It’s their perception, and that’s what counts. Your perception of you doesn’t really matter. Only theirs. Somewhere along the line, your intention to be polite and respectful to others and get stuff done has gone awry…

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How to Make Working at Home Work

How to Make Working at Home Work

It's easy for the freedom, sparkle and shine that comes with working at home to be a little intoxicating. But, if you don't sober up pretty quickly, bad habits and a lackadaisical attitude can catch up with you. You don't want to put your sweet little gig at risk, or you at risk of getting a good talking-to from you-know-who…

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How to Be Prepared for the Unexpected in Your Workday

How to Be Prepared for the Unexpected in Your Workday

You didn’t make it home last night. Whether it was a scene straight out of Trainwreck, you slammed tequila shots while consoling your bestie after her big break up and you passed out on the floor, or you had a last minute sleepover at "his" place, it happens. Or, maybe you show up at work dressed down and find out the "big boss" is expected…

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4 Definite Do's for your Office Halloween Party

4 Definite Do's for your Office Halloween Party

Is your office or shared workspace hosting a Halloween party? Are you ready? There should be lots of treats, prizes and probably a few tricks played by the more rambunctious in the crowd. Arguably the best part of this event is work sanctioned mingling and all the creative costumes. So hey, you don't want to step on any toes…

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Dating at Work: Rules for the Workplace

Dating at Work: Rules for the Workplace

Since half of you are at risk of seriously screwing up your career while you’re screwing around,  I wanted to share my work romance rules with you because it’s likely no one ever explained how others might perceive your little workplace trysts. Whether it’s the basic hookup, a booty call on speed dial or a full fledged relationship…

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How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile and Get More Connections

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile and Get More Connections

Based on some of the connection requests I see from young professionals lately, I decided it was time to focus on LinkedIn and perception. We all know LinkedIn is a professional networking site, right? And, everyone carries a camera around in their hands all day, right?  So, why are there so many weak profile images?

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8 Things You Need to Learn from the Recent Yelp Firing

8 Things You Need to Learn from the Recent Yelp Firing

Unless you were soaking up rays on a sandy beach drinking fruity cocktails and didn’t have internet access (or want it) you know all about the open letter to Yelp CEO, Jeremy Stoppelman posted on Medium by a customer service agent complaining about her $733 bi-weekly pay in the San Francisco Bay area. She laid it all out there…

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5 Ways to Stand Out for All the "Right" Reasons at the Boss’ Summer Bash

5 Ways to Stand Out for All the "Right" Reasons at the Boss’ Summer Bash

It's that time of year. Time for glorious summer soirees.  Is your boss or a big boss hosting a party? If so chances are you may be gathering around a pool or other outdoor space where casual is the vibe and having fun is the primary objective. As a young professional you likely know all about party etiquette…

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