Carmen Vernon

Turning Down a Job Offer: Finding the Best Fit for You Post-College

Turning Down a Job Offer: Finding the Best Fit for You Post-College

Turning down a new job offer seems counterintuitive, right? Wrong!

There are many factors that determine if a job is a good fit, including salary, culture, commute, benefits, coworkers, supervisors, and the actual role itself. Sometimes . . . there are more cons than pros when thinking through these factors. And if that's the case, you need to move on to find a job that will better for your workplace happiness.

5 Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

5 Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

We work so hard to get in front of hiring managers. We set up informational interviews, go to networking events, develop our personal brand, and send out official job applications. All in the hopes of landing our next job, our next big opportunity.

This song and dance gets us to the interview, but the first interview is only the beginning. You still have to land the job. Here are five tips to help you get hired.

6 Steps to Land an Informational Interview

6 Steps to Land an Informational Interview

Informational interviews are vital to forming professional connections outside your office and personal circle. It’s not enough to submit job applications. Unless you know someone at the company, it is unlikely that anyone is looking at your resume.

Our blog 6 Tips for a Successful Informational Interview prepares you with tactics to make your informational interview go off without a hitch. So in this blog, we’re getting down and dirty with the nitty gritty details of how to set that meeting up.

4 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

4 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Summer Internship

Summer internships provide relevant experience and professional relationships that will set you up for success post-college. They’re critical to understanding the layout of the professional world, so use your summer internship to do more than the job description. Follow these four tips, and you’ll automatically impress the colleagues around you.

4 Ways Introverts Can Grow at Work

4 Ways Introverts Can Grow at Work

To get the most out of her current position, Carmen has learned she needs to make connections and advocate for herself to grow in her role. She only hurts herself when she goes to the office, works all day, and neglects to seek out conversation and connection. In this blog, she provides some steps to break this habit and seek new opportunities. Her number one piece of advice to her fellow introverts: “Get out from behind your desk.”