Lauren Marinigh

My Promises to Myself (and Readers) as a Blogger

By Lauren | September 30, 2016 | 0 Comment

Since I was a kid, I always loved to write, I had diary after diary, I loved writing stories, quotes, poems, whatever it was. Although I was told by English teachers that I wasn’t cut out for university level English classes, and was even in an extra help class while in elementary school for reading […]

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Interview with Winnie Giang of Magentrix & Those Paper Hearts

By Lauren | September 20, 2016 | 0 Comment

Although I’ve never had the privilege of meeting Winnie Giang in real life, we’ve been Twitter pals for awhile now. As an active young professional in the industry, I had to reach out to her to learn more about what she does, and hear her advice for other young professionals. Keep reading for great tidbits […]

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Pick Up The Phone & Talk

By Lauren | September 15, 2016 | 0 Comment

In May 2014, I met this incredible entrepreneur at Futurpreneur Canada’s Action Entrepreneurship Summit. He was vibrant, energetic and the passion for his business shined through. As he told me the story behind Wear Your Label, a clothing company determined to start a conversation around mental health through their clever slogans on their clothing, I […]

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Five Ways Travel Has Helped My Career

By Lauren | September 6, 2016 | 0 Comment

Anyone who knows me knows that travel is a huge part of my life. I love to travel and I’m a firm believer in using up those vacation days and taking the time for yourself to explore. But although travel is important to me, so is maintaining a career. Even though when you travel you’re […]

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Social Media as the New Call Centre

By Lauren | August 22, 2016 | 0 Comment

Social media is the current and future of customer service. Gone are the days of people wanting to sit on the phone listening to pre-recordings after pre-recordings and waiting hours before they even get on the phone with a real person. Okay, those days aren’t completely gone, but customers are expecting a lot more now […]

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Interview with Rashi Bindra of Chmpgn+Cie

By Lauren | August 8, 2016 | 0 Comment

To continue my series of interviews with young professionals working in the marketing and public relations world, I connected with Rashi Bindra to chat about her experience working in PR with Chmpgn+Cie, which is a restaurant and bar located in Quebec. Rashi also owns her own business, Pearls & Sequence, a social media and events marketing […]

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10 Things Every Young Professional Should Remember

By Lauren | July 26, 2016 | 0 Comment

As someone who is still considered new to my career and field, I wish I had someone who would’ve told me how important the below actually is from day one. That’s why I created this post in hopes to stop some people from learning the hard way. 1. Never stop learning Once you walk across that […]

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Interview with Janelle Powell of Yogen Fruz

By Lauren | July 11, 2016 | 0 Comment

I’ve been a connection of Janelle Powell’s for awhile now on LinkedIn, and recently I realized I hadn’t really taken the time to get to know what she does within the industry. So I thought she’d be a perfect person to chat with for this months interview on my blog. Janelle is the Social Media […]

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CBC, Influencers + The Globe & Mail: Social Media Week Day 3 Recap

By Lauren | June 12, 2016 | 0 Comment

Thursday was the third and final day of Social Media Week Toronto. It was an absolutely incredible week, filled with inspiring social media professionals and speakers. Although I was starting to become a bit exhausted, and my brain was in overdrive from taking in all the great information from the sessions, day three was still another […]

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Scotiabank, Lululemon, Uber & More: Social Media Week Day 2 Recap

By Lauren | June 9, 2016 | 0 Comment

Today was day two of three for Social Media Week Toronto, and it was another good one. Today’s sessions were a bit more intimate as there were sessions happening at both BrightLane and Brainstation to choose from. I loved how there were so many options to pick from, but also was disappointed when I had […]

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