Inclusivity doesn’t always mean equality.
If you’d told 14-year-old me that 25-year-old me would one day be sitting on a computer discussing plus size fashion as an actual, thriving industry as opposed to a teenage dream, I would have told you that 25-year-old me must’ve taken some pretty serious hallucinogens. Ten years ago, plus size brands certainly existed — but they didn’t exist in quite the same way they do now. Thanks to the efforts of body positive activists, bloggers, models, celebs, and designers, the plus size industry has grown to approximately $17.5 billion one. And that means that today — more than ever — we have options. Continue reading “Plus Size Fashion Issues That Still Need To Be Addressed”
You’re feeling accomplished—your amazing new hire has just started and they’re ready to be trained. You did a stellar job welcoming them, and your team is fully staffed for the first time in forever. Phew!
Now begins the hard work of managing your fresh new talent while making sure that your own work also takes priority. Continue reading “How to Balance Training a New Hire and Doing Your Own Job”
So you’ve just accepted your first “real world” job and it’s time to talk salary. But since it’s your first job, you’re feeling nervous about asking for more money, and you don’t even know how to start.
Money might make the world go ’round, but one thing’s for sure: No one likes talking about it. And negotiating salary? Forget about it. Continue reading “Negotiate a Higher Salary at Your First Job”
Instagram is one of the most popular social media sharing apps, with more than 800 million monthly users. Most everyone we know is scrolling, posting, and liking around the clock — but despite the app’s ubiquity, there is still some mystery about how to use it to its full potential. Continue reading “How to Instagram your Vacation Like an Influencer”
Job seeking is never fun, of course, but a well-prepared job seeker is more likely to find the process less stressful. Looking for work is not a science and there are many factors that come into play, but in conducting a job search in today’s current market, there are a number of things that everyone will be happier to know from the outset. Continue reading “What You Need to do When Applying to Jobs?”
You just found out that your dad has to have a double knee replacement. The doctors have already given him a heads up that the recovery is going to be long and brutal. And while your parents might be too proud to admit it, you know that they’re going to need help with even the most basic of tasks. Continue reading “What Is FMLA Leave (and How Do You Take it)?”
Figuring out what to bring is important when packing for Europe, but so is figuring out what not to bring. Not sure how to pack for Europe?
What to bring to Europe varies based on season, travel style, and region, but these items below will be useful on basically any trip. Europeans dress just a touch more formally than we do in America. Continue reading “Packing for Europe”
Disclaimer – If you feel offended with what I say, I am not sorry about it. I am not bashing anyone else. I am raising awareness about my South Asian Community. Thank You! I am definitely going to do a part 2, no doubt.
When you hear Asian, you automatically think of the pointy and small nose, petite frame, feminine, glossy skin, skinny and silky hair, and the monolid eyes. We all are k – pop and anime fanatics. Well, I am here to debunk that because clearly, Asia does not consist solely of Japan, Korea, and China. People often forget that Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Kashmir and so many more. Continue reading “Not Your Stereotypical Asian/Representing South Asians”
Are you a natural leader who knows how to motivate others, communicate your ideas and organize projects to make those ideas come to life? Then a becoming project manager may be the right career path for you.
What is the purpose of having a project manager in a company?
From construction to finance, project managers are needed in countless types of companies. A project manager is responsible for keeping projects organized in the company. A project manager is also responsible for delegating roles and tasks to other members on a project along with watching over a project to ensure it progresses smoothly. Continue reading “HOW DO I BECOME A PROJECT MANAGER?”