I recently attended a women’s leadership workshop where we touched on the topic of giving and receiving feedback. In my opinion, feedback is really at the core of success when it comes to making an impact and working in teams. By giving and receiving feedback, we’re not only improving ourselves, but those around us. But… Read More How to successfully ask for feedback at work (and get more than a “you’re doing great!”)
I’ve been applying to things for as long as I can remember (or at least as far back as middle school when I interviewed to be on the yearbook staff). Over the years, between clubs and internships, I’ve gotten extremely comfortable being interviewed. And to be totally honest, after having conducted quite a few interviews,… Read More How I got my dream job in Tech: 6 tips for nailing your job interview
Disclaimer: For the purposes of this post, I would like to clarify that the term “ageism” is being defined as “not being taken seriously due to one’s age” or “feeling treated like a child due to one’s age or looks.” Counter to the traditional definition, I personally have not felt any prejudice or discrimination in the workplace… Read More Overcoming Ageism in the Workplace: How to be taken seriously at your first job out of college
Last weekend I visited the Daffodil Fields in Skagit Valley, about an hour from Seattle. I don’t know about you, but nature is one of those things that makes me think big because it causes me to realize that I am so small comparatively. If you follow me on Instagram, you knew that this week I… Read More My Seattle Story & Big Life Change Announcement!
Welcome back to the ‘Work to Play” series, where I show you how to take your office look to your outing look in a few steps. It’s been a few months since my last post on the topic – you can see the last one here. As a fashion blogger, I get invited to fun… Read More Work to Play: Seattle Goodwill x MOHAI event
I don’t often talk about my non-blogging career because for the most part, this blog covers fashion and travel. I never felt like anyone would be interested in my corporate career commentaries. As I’ve talked to more of what I’m calling “corporate bloggers” (women like myself that have a foot in the corporate world and also… Read More Women in Tech: Challenging the status quo
For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been a girl on the go. In college I was constantly hopping from classes to meetings and from meetings to events. Assuming that my working woman life would be any different was completely wrong. Now, instead of running around in yoga pants, I’m strolling in dress… Read More Work to Play: the perfect look