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Top 3 Audiobooks I Enjoyed in 2019

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, I did find a way to absorb more novels via audiobooks. Audiobooks, of course, have been around for several years now and I know… Continue reading Top 3 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

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Finding Your Voice: Social Anxiety v. Intuition

In June, Chelsea and I had tickets to go see Yvie Oddly, the winner of the most recent season of RuPaul's Drag Race, perform in Louisville. Planning for a fun weekend trip, we booked an AirBnB close to the club and made our way to Kentucky, only to find out once completing the two-hour drive… Continue reading Finding Your Voice: Social Anxiety v. Intuition

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One Thing to Remember When Planning a Wedding

"How's the wedding planning going?" Since getting engaged last October, this has become the number one question I get asked. It seems to be a sort of a default for anyone who knows about my engagement, replacing the age-old, "How are you?" with this new query. The question itself doesn't bother me at all -… Continue reading One Thing to Remember When Planning a Wedding

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Three Cool Things About Being in PR

Consider this post my love letter to public relations and strategic communications. Continuous professional development One of the first things that I came to appreciate about the public relations industry, and the professionals within it, was a constant dedication to professional development. This field ever-changing, and so should we be, as people who seek to… Continue reading Three Cool Things About Being in PR