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Category Archives: Work/Life Effectiveness

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Early Career

Will Taking a Vacation Make You Happier at Work?

by Precillia Redmond

“Getting away from it all” used to imply a physical work space with a computer that stayed at the office. Work used to be where you went, where today work is what we do. How has this redefinition of work impeded our willingness and ability to truly disconnect?

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Job Search

Finding Your Fit for Part-Time Employment or Work Study

by Kaitlyn Lannan

Working a part-time job while in college can be difficult, but it can also be a great way to earn some extra money and add value to your resume.

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College Student

Beth Bovis – A.T. Kearney: Breaking the Glass Ceiling (While Working Part-Time)

As a consultant, Beth Bovis can live anywhere she wants and has carefully crafted her work/life balance. You’re surprised to see “consultant” and “work/life balance” in the same sentence? Consulting is commonly considered a way to rack up the frequent flyer miles and see the world, at some cost to domestic stability. But Beth is eager to counter that stereotype.

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College Student

5 Things Beyoncé Can Teach You About Courage

by Cindy Solomon

Beyoncé wasn’t always Beyoncé. Courage is what made her the businesswoman, pop deity, and modern (some say feminist) cultural role model she is today.

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Early Career

Fail Upwards

by Angela Guido

We tend to hate failure because we don’t put it in the right perspective. We often internalize our shortcomings, deeming ourselves the failure, rather than recognizing that we simply fell short of our own objectives. When cast in the correct light, you can see that failure is no enemy; it is your greatest teacher.

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College Student

Do You Wanna Build a… Better To-Do List?

by Precillia Redmond

One of the tools that Precillia has adopted, both in her job as well as in her roles as a wife and mother to two young girls, is the “Four Ds” – Delete, Defer, Delegate, and Do.

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