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Find Out Where Your Passions Lie Through Skill-based Volunteering

Volunteering for organizations whose missions align with your personal values can be a great way to help you make an impact in your community, but there are also a multitude of other benefits as well. A 2013 study even showed that people who volunteer "feel better physically, mentally and emotionally" than people who do not… Continue reading Find Out Where Your Passions Lie Through Skill-based Volunteering

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Setting My Intentions for 2020

I don’t necessarily believe in new year’s resolutions. The concept has developed a negative connotation in my head overtime. I find it’s often associated with a sense of shame in some way, whether it’s feeling shameful for a behavior you want to rectify or getting upset with yourself for failing to stick to your resolution.… Continue reading Setting My Intentions for 2020

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How Rural Americans Shop for the Holidays

This piece was originally written as part of my work for Hirons' Rural Reach program and was published here. Holiday shopping season and its many, many advertising campaigns are upon us. As part of Hirons’ Rural Reach program, we believe it is important to engage rural communities, and the biggest shopping season of the year… Continue reading How Rural Americans Shop for the Holidays

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Four Audiobooks I Enjoyed in 2019

Update: I originally only had three books on this list, but I recently finished Hollow Kingdom and just knew I had to add it! One of my goals following graduation this past May was to make more time for reading. And while that's definitely still a goal for me to keep working towards in 2020,… Continue reading Four Audiobooks I Enjoyed in 2019

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Job Applicants Beware: LinkedIn Phishing Scams

Have you ever looked for jobs on LinkedIn? Submitted an application through its platform? Me, too. LinkedIn has typically been the number one place that I go to look for opportunities, including professional and sometimes volunteer. Given my recent experience on the other end of the job application platform, I'll be thinking twice in the… Continue reading Job Applicants Beware: LinkedIn Phishing Scams

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Comfort Zones and Confidence: Business Women’s Day 2019

I recently had the honor of sitting down with Hirons' Senior Vice President and Media Director, Rose Durbin, to talk about her experiences starting out in the advertising field. This conversation served as a way of highlighting Rose and the various lessons she's learned in time for American Business Women's Day, Sept. 22. The blog… Continue reading Comfort Zones and Confidence: Business Women’s Day 2019

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Content Management: Hirons Blog

Although I have been involved with Hirons' internal promotions team for several months, I had little involvement with our company's blog until this summer. Managing content for organizational blogs was a major responsibility within previous internships I've held, so I was more than happy to take over whenever we shuffled around some promotional duties this… Continue reading Content Management: Hirons Blog

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What I’ve Learned Working in an Agency for a Year

I realized recently that my work notebook was nearly full, almost empty of pages that could hold additional scribbles and assignments. Now that it is time to retire my trusty notebook, it's also time to celebrate a milestone for my career: I've been at Hirons for one full year. When I first applied to Hirons'… Continue reading What I’ve Learned Working in an Agency for a Year

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Personal Update: September is going to be a wild ride

We're coming up on the end of August, which means that we're nearing a month of many changes for me. In an effort to continue being the digitally focused millennial/gen-z cusper that I am, I wanted to document them here. My partner, Chelsea, and I are meeting with our prospective new landlords this evening to… Continue reading Personal Update: September is going to be a wild ride