Are You Using LinkedIn Properly?

I’ve never gotten a job from applying online. It’s always been through networking and/or a professional connection. So the saying ‘it’s not what you know, but who you know’ rings very true for me. My background is in Public Relations, which means I’m constantly networking not just for myself but I’m going through my mental…

Growing Into Your New Managerial Role

I haven’t played video games in ages. Probably the last time I tried it was on a Nintendo 64. Yeah I definitely dated myself there but hey, with age comes wisdom right? One thing I do remember is as you progressed each level in those games, your tactics had to change. Whether the aim was…

Trade Jobs Are In Demand

My grandfather, may he rest in peace, was a welder back in Asmara. He owned his own shop and made home and kitchen appliances. But when it came to his kids, my father included, he wanted them to go to school and not spend time at the shop. He may not have seen the value…

Is Grad School Still Valuable?

When I graduated with my BA, I wanted to get as far away from school as possible. I was ready to start my career and to know what it feels like to read a book for pleasure and not because it was part of my class readings. However I soon went back to get a…