Lauren Marinigh

Ten Things on Your Resume You Need to Remove

By Lauren | August 28, 2017 | 0 Comment

Writing a resume can be a daunting task for many people. It’s probably one of the most important documents you’ll have throughout your life, yet I’m still surprised at how many people have not figured out how to write one. With the wide array of resources and templates available online today, there’s no reason you […]

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Three Years at Futurpreneur Canada

By Lauren | August 9, 2017 | 0 Comment

At the beginning of July I celebrated my three year anniversary working for an organization called Futurpreneur Canada. Futurpreneur is the only national non-profit organization in Canada that offers financing, mentorship and resources for young entrepreneurs (aged 18-39). When I was hired three years ago I didn’t really have any idea what I was getting […]

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How Going Door-to-Door Made This Country Music Singers Dream Come True

By Lauren | July 10, 2017 | 0 Comment

The saying about “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” is one that we are all probably familiar with, but in reality, not all of us are lucky to have contacts in the fields and industry that we want to pursue. So where do you start when you are trying to pursue your […]

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How to Create a Quality Brand Identity

By Lauren | June 26, 2017 | 0 Comment

Creating a brand identity that stands out and doesn’t have a hefty price tag attached to it may seem impossible to most people. The truth is, you don’t need an expensive marketing agency to build your brand identity, there are several tools out there that can help guide you through this process. Here are just […]

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Lessons Learned Freelancing

By Lauren | June 12, 2017 | 0 Comment

Many people dream about going entirely freelance—the ability to set your own schedule, be your own boss, and work outside of the three walls of a cubicle, but seldom do people fully take the leap, or really understand what it takes to be a freelancer. I started freelancing about a year and a half ago. […]

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Why A Piece of Paper Won’t Beat Experience

By Lauren | May 29, 2017 | 0 Comment

I’ve always been a strong believer in continuing your education, and I’ve always said that you should never stop learning, no matter how far along in your career you are, but one thing that you can’t ignore is the importance of real experience. I went to college for three years to receive an advanced diploma, […]

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How to Juggle a Full-Time Career & Freelance Work

By Lauren | May 15, 2017 | 0 Comment

Taking on work outside of work sounds like many peoples worst nightmare, but for me, taking on side projects/freelance work outside of my full-time career is a great way to build my resume, and also earn some extra cash. But managing additional work on top of my job isn’t always easy. Like most people, I […]

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Rediscovering Your Passion Later in Life

By Lauren | May 1, 2017 | 0 Comment

You’re a senior in high school, and all of a sudden realizing that you need to “figure out what you’re doing with the rest of your life”, a thing that many people in their 30s are still trying to figure out, let alone a 17 or 18 year old. For some young people, this decision […]

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Working for the NHL: When Passion and Your Career Align

By Lauren | April 17, 2017 | 0 Comment

Growing up with a passion for sports, primarily hockey, Chris Ackroyd knew that despite his love for the game, he had slim odds of having a long career as an athlete. Just like many young students, he found something that could satisfy his passion and also help him actually land a job upon graduation, which […]

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How to Become a Guest Blogger

By Lauren | April 12, 2017 | 0 Comment

Guest blogging can open up a door for writers, or professionals trying to get their name out there and noticed within their particular industry. Blogging opportunities may appear to be hard to find, but it can be easier than you think. Here are some ways to build a path to the blogging and guest blogging […]

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