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How to Get a Job as a Web Developer
Job searching sucks. It's probably one of the most challenging, and if you're like me, depressing experiences you'll go through. This is especially true if you're entering a new industry, or if you're seeking a job with a higher salary. It's a roller coaster ride, to say the least.This is why I decided to become a teaching assistant for a web development boot camp early in my software engineer career. I know what it's like to feel imposter syndrome, to be rejected by companies you passionately want to work for, and to doubt your ability to get hired in tech. In this article I’ll cover:
Why My Fantasy World Includes Suicidality and Other Sad Stuff
Where do movie makers get their ideas for the next blockbuster?Writers.How do the news get to our Facebook timeline?Writers.How do we decide which new diet to follow, or what new habit to start? Probably an article or a blog written by... yep, you guessed it.
How I Started My Own Marketing Agency in College
Most people dream of starting their own business and being their own boss. However, 99 percent of these people don't pull the trigger in doing so. With how relevant social media is nowadays, it has become easier than ever before to start a profitable business without having to seek a typical business loan or lose all of your ownership to investors.
I started this blog when I was 16. I was a sophomore in college and decided it was time to make an account that focused on what interested me. Since there was really no representation for Black Women, or dark-skin women, I took the time to upload one post per day. I did not think much of it. The number of my followers grew, but I did not pay much attention to it.
The LumiCharge Is the Only Desk Lamp You'll Ever Need. Here's Why...
If you’ve been shopping around for the perfect desk lamp, then look no further, because the LumiCharge LED desk lamp will upgrade your work space like never before. Most people don’t expect much when they look for a desk lamp. They just want something to light up their space, but this lamp gives you so much more than that. This lamp lights up your life. With the LumiCharge, you not only get a high quality lamp, but a phone charger, a USB port, a clock, and a motion-activated light. Who wouldn’t want a lamp that makes working more convenient?
How to Get into Digital Marketing
The way we consume content has shifted a lot over the last decade. The Internet and mobile devices have been around since the 90s, and yet we've only just begun embracing their advantages.
Working From Home? Here's How to Stay Active!
Whether you are self employed or working for an organization that has a work from home option, it is very easy to feel like a couch potato while you sit at home all day. The walk from your bedroom to your desk isn't very long and that seems to be the majority of your daily exercise.
These Full Service Realtors Are Saving Home Sellers Half the Cost
Have you ever wondered why it costs 6% to sell your home? That’s no small number. For a $600,000 home, that equates to $36,000—more than the U.S. median individual income.
How One Marketing Campaign Made Jockey Become Relevant Again
Among ad agencies, there are very few things that can be as challenging as breathing new life into an aging company. No industry is this more difficult than in fashion, where relevance is everything and every brand needs to prove its innovative mettle to survive.
7 Steps to Achieve Your Goals
Getting things done is often a circus juggling act: Family, work, exercise, to-do lists... it goes on and on. How can you finish what you start? How can you accomplish dreams that are so big you don't even know where to start?
Cultural Considerations for Working in Japan
With Brexit Britain a sobering thought, as many as 15 percent of British people would consider emigrating after we leave the EU. Japan is an appealing choice offering many different roles and opportunities. If you are thinking of moving to the land of the rising sun, read on for tips to ensure a smooth transition into working in this new cultural environment.
I Was a PINK Girl at Victoria's Secret. Here's How That Went Down
In 2018, I got hired on the spot to work in a huge mall at one of my favorite stores, Victoria's Secret. It seemed like it was my dream job at the time, but now I would never go back.