Tag Archives: career advice

Focusing in on my personal passions

For quite a while, I’ve been spending my time pondering personal passion projects (pardon the alliteration). I’ve gone over and over the things that make me, me… hoping to identify a focus. After all, any good content creator has a brand that ties their work together. But I am not just one thing. I am […]

Cheers to professional and personal growth in 2018!

It’s been almost three years since I wrote a blog post on this site. I think that once I started my professional career, it became less of a priority because I had achieved my dream. For the longest time, I was aiming to land a permanent job at the company I love in the department […]

The Beauty Of Meet & Greets

When I first participated in the Disney College Program in 2012, I remember hearing that networking was one of the most important things to do during the program if you wanted to land a Professional Internship or real job later on. Of course, I heard this piece of advice all the time about landing a job, […]

10 Career Lessons From Disney Villains

Obviously Disney villains are evil — that’s the whole point. But that doesn’t mean we can’t learn some excellent career lessons from them. After all, most of them had excellent careers going until they met our heroes. As a follow-up to last week’s lessons from Disney heroes, here are 10 lessons from Disney villains you can […]

10 Career Lessons From Disney Heroes

As kids, Disney films taught us lessons about life. From the princesses to the lions to the toys, each movie teaches something new about our reaching our dreams. Now that we’re grown up, we can still learn a lot from our favorite Disney stories. Many of these lessons can even be applied to the job […]

Kirstin Alvanitakis, “Top 10 Things I Learned the Hard Way”

Guess who won PRSSA Committee Member of the Month again… I did! This time it was for the Fundraising Committee. Tonight was our November General Meeting and the keynote speaker was Kirstin Alvanitakis. She is an online communications specialist who currently works for the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Facilities where she is […]