Just this past weekend I celebrated my one year in Kingston. 365 days have passed since I packed up and made the short jaunt down the highway to The Limestone City. As I look back, it’s incredible just how much and how little can change in a year. Like the saying goes: “the only consistent… Read More 365 Days Later
This week is the return of another season of one of my favourite shows, Scandal; a part of the “Thank God It’s Thursday (TGIT)” phenomenon with the incredible Shonda Rimes. I thought it was the perfect time to share some opinions about one of the most powerful tools of the fictional character Olivia Pope – her… Read More The Power of Gut Instincts
It is an exciting time of year – school is in full swing and many students are now looking forward to internship opportunities, and building that valuable professional network. The question I hear over and over again though from students is HOW do I go about these things? Networking and relationship building is a fine art. It is… Read More Shaking a Hand & Doing the Legwork
As the graduating students of today enter into the working world, there is one word that consistently haunts them wherever they apply. That word is “experience”. Whether you are applying for an entrance position or a management position there is always a required level of experience. In the end though, what does experience mean to… Read More What does “Experience” mean?
Have you ever watched the movie “Yes Man” with Jim Carrey in it? If not, the gist of it is a man challenges himself to say “yes” to everything for a year. It leads him on unique adventures as he adjusts from a “no man” to a “yes man”. Well, this is the philosophy I’ve… Read More Career Exploration – The Power of Yes
Okay, the title sounds like a country song…but it is true. A year has come and gone and I wanted to take the time to reflect upon it. When I graduated college last year, I was a small town gal dreaming of a big city career. I knew that a PR agency was where I wanted to… Read More Small Town Girl, Big City Dreams