Monthly Archives: October 2016

Developing a Corporate Persona

The major transition from school to work includes developing a “corporate persona.” A corporate or work persona is defined as the personality one projects in public, oftentimes specifically tailored to particular settings. One can have many different versions of him … Continue reading

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Work SOS

There is an unfortunate perception among many people that equates asking for help with failure or weakness. I definitely fall prey to this kind of thinking; in fact, I go out of my way not to ask for help, perhaps … Continue reading

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“Adulting”

For most people, there was someone you always looked up to. Whether it was your parents, a teacher, a coach, or even a celebrity, you always thought they had their life all together. You see these people “adulting” and think … Continue reading

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Being a Lifelong Student

The first few weeks of my internship have been filled with many new experiences, but the one that sticks out the most is a newfound sense of freedom and exploration. While I spend a good portion of my time in … Continue reading

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Being a Team Player in the Professional World

All throughout our schooling experience, we were put through the dreaded group work situations. Completing projects or assignments with a group of students brought with it headache and stress that independent work did not. Through grade school, high school and … Continue reading

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Learning How To Learn Again

As I left the the comforts of the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon for an internship in Portland, I entered into a whole new world of information. This came as a surprise to me, for … Continue reading

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Transitioning to Adulthood

My first couple weeks of working and living in Portland have been nothing I expected, but everything I’ve wanted. However, I’ve learned quickly that there are many lessons you should know to maneuver the adulthood sphere that we were never … Continue reading

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