Category: Career Tips

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Organization, Organization, Organization

It’s important to stay organized in life as well as the workplace. Staying organized helps increase productivity, improve relationships, and maintain a healthy balanced lifestyle. Here are some tips for better organization.  Make a Weekly Plan Manifesting one’s goals and taking time to think about scheduling for an upcoming week is essential to proper organization.…
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Waiting Your Turn: Positivity

I’ve played basketball all my life. It has been the one constant in my life since I was merely six years old. After returning from a successful sophomore year on my high school basketball team — making the varsity team and becoming a starter — I was looking forward to my junior year. I was…
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A Guide to Freelancing & Copywriting

Today, I will be sharing some tips and tricks that my co-team lead at Braathe Enterprises, Amber Nathan has accumulated over the years about copywriting and freelancing. What is copywriting? Nathan describes copywriting as something that can “take many forms”. For instance, long form copywriting can blog posts or LinkedIn posts. However short term copywriting…
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How to Collaborate Well

Today, I’m excited to share five tips for successful collaboration with insight from my fellow team lead at Braathe Enterprises, Nora Anzer. Anzer is also a Club Chapter President for SportsHi, an organization that helps student-athletes find scholarship and career opportunities, and a Lead Event Coordinator Intern for Cultured Kids Cuisine. Why is Collaboration Important?…
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The Power of Social Media

Social media plays a big role in many lives today. It is how we can connect and rekindle relationships from our past and expand our social circles, being able to send pieces of our lives to those far away. But, it is often looked past upon how these tactics can play imperative roles in the…
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How to Network the Right Way

You’ve probably heard the adage, “It’s not what you know; it’s you know.” While your education, skills, and work experience are important when job hunting and building professional connections, knowing the right people is often more valuable. Here are five tips for successful networking: 1. Look for Referrals from People You Already Know Ask family…
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Advice for Great Leadership—From an Employee

By now, I’ve held more than ten jobs and experienced many different leadership styles. I’ve worked under the best and the worst, and from an employee’s perspective, I believe I now understand what makes a great leader. Today, I want to share five pieces of advice to increase employee retention and happiness while maintaining a…
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Lessons From My First Internship

Just a few days ago, I completed my first internship — my first real experience working in a commercial business. The story began long before my start day in March. I started looking for internships during the summer of 2020. For hours I scrolled through various websites, trying to find a position that would be…
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How Your Social Media Presence Affects the Hiring Process

Today, you can access nearly anyone’s personal information online, from likes and dislikes to political beliefs. But job hunters beware—as social media increases in popularity, employers have found it a useful tool for screening clients. If your social media presence portrays an unprofessional image, potential employers may throw out your application. Here are five mistakes…
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Keep Your Mental Health in Check- From a Senior in College

I thought I had to have my entire life figured out by 17. Before starting college, it seemed like everyone knew who they were and where they were going in life. I thought I did but had a quick reality check not even a full semester into my freshman year of college.  I always thought…
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