How You’re Ruining Your Brand on LinkedIn

I am beyond over the lack of LinkedIn etiquette in my community, you guys! I log in every day to interact with my LinkedIn community and it never fails that I see content that should not be on the site. LinkedIn is supposed to be a place for professionals to network with other individuals in …

What You Should Be Doing on #LinkedIn Now!

We all have a LinkedIn profile right? Wrong! There are so many professionals without LinkedIn profiles. If you fall into that category, what are you doing? Get a LinkedIn account today. If you need help setting things up you can always contact me for a free LinkedIn consultation (I’m kind of a LinkedIn expert)! So, …

How to Start a Professional Portfolio in College

The fall semester is kicking off very shortly. It is easy to lose focus of the bigger picture when you’re juggling classes, partying, and participating in the things you love. You cannot afford to forget the real reason you are in college! Getting a job after college is not easy. The only way to obtain …

You’ve Earned Your Degree… Now what?

I had a conversation with a close friend recently about the job market and how to land a job out of college. Like some of you, he has a degree with no full-time professional experience to supplement his education. It’s been tough for him to get a job and it’s easy to understand why. You …

(Storytime) Why I Started This Blog

I started this WordPress during my junior year of college. I had done some research on online portfolios for communications majors and found this amazing portfolio from a recent LSU grad. Her page inspired me to house my own public relations, journalism, and marketing work on a website! During my senior year, I took my …

How I Became a Marketing Consultant

I absolutely love marketing and social media. If it has anything to do with communications, I’m down! I started writing short stories when I was 7 years old. I’ve always enjoyed reading and writing and my voice has truly developed over the years. In fact, I’m working on an e-book guide right now. I developed …

How to ACE Your First Year of College

If you’re reading this, you’re more than likely entering your freshman year of college. Congratulations on your new journey! College is such an exciting, yet critical time. I remember back to the summer before I entered freshman year. I read books on how to succeed as a college student. I was determined to excel… and …

How to Deal with Fake Professional Friends

As the Drake song says, “I got fake people showing fake love to me straight up to my face”. I’m sure all of us can relate to what Drake is saying on a personal level, but what about when it comes to our careers? A fake friend can easily be cut off in our personal …

How to Thrive as a Marketing/Communications Major

It’s almost time for first semester to begin! Whether you’re a first year or a graduating senior, you can definitely benefit from reading this post and implementing the following suggestions. When I attended college, I hit the ground running. It was my goal to learn as much as I could and look great on paper …