Lauren Marinigh

What My Part-Time Jobs Taught Me

By Lauren | March 28, 2016 | 0 Comment

You may hate them while you’re in them, or they may be the best jobs of your life, but we’ve all done our time in different part-time jobs growing up. At the time, I probably didn’t realize how valuable the experience that I was gaining was, but now I thank all my part-time jobs for all […]

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Interview with Youri Hollier, Content Marketing Manager at DavidsTea

By Lauren | March 14, 2016 | 0 Comment

As part of my series where I’m interviewing one young professional each month in the marketing and/or communications industry, I chatted with Youri, Content Marketing Manager at DavidsTea. I’ve been following Youri for awhile now since DavidsTea has always been a brand I looked up too, and not just because I love their tea. Read on to […]

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10 Stories of Kick-Ass Canadian Entrepreneurs

By Lauren | February 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

Working at an organization that finances and supports young entrepreneurs, I get to meet and see a lot of cool businesses and entrepreneurs come through our doors. As a content creator for our organization, one of the most rewarding things is getting to tell the inspiring stories of these entrepreneurs. Here are just some my colleagues […]

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Is Your Career Helping You Grow?

By Lauren | February 22, 2016 | 0 Comment

Some people are okay with settling—they’re okay with spending years in a job without being promoted, or challenged. Some people want to just go to work and go home, and don’t care whether or not they are learning or growing in their career. That’s okay for some people, but in this day-in-age, it’s rare to […]

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Interview with Erica Adelson of The Travel Corporation

By Lauren | February 8, 2016 | 0 Comment

To continue my series where I interview young professionals in the communications industry about their careers, the places they work, and tips for other young professionals, I chatted with Erica Adelson, Public Relations and Digital Marketing Specialist at The Travel Corporation, a travel group which houses Contiki, a travel tour company for young people. I first met […]

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Influencers Takeover

By Lauren | January 19, 2016 | 0 Comment

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a yearly initiative that happens every year for one week in November across the globe in 160 countries. The objective of the week is to celebrate innovators and job creators who launch start-ups. Each year, host countries help organize events, encourage organizations and people to get involved, and raise awareness […]

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Do you think I’m a Notable professional? Vote now!

By Lauren | January 12, 2016 | 0 Comment

  If you haven’t heard the news, I’ve been nominated for a Notable Award for social media in Ontario. I’m honoured to be nominated, but I need your help with voting (which is now open). To give you some background so you can make an educated vote, here’s what you need to know… What is […]

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Interview with Mackenzie Ewing, Content & Community Manager at Ten Thousand Coffees

By Lauren | January 4, 2016 | 0 Comment

Happy new year! To kick off a new year, and another year of me blogging, I thought it would be fun to start a new series for 2016 where I interview young professionals working within the marketing industry. The goal of these interviews is to inspire, and also give some insight on young professionals, their […]

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When a “Dream” Opportunity is a Lunch Bag Letdown

By Lauren | December 23, 2015 | 0 Comment

Earlier this year I got an email that I was extremely excited about—I had applied to be a contributor for a well-known blog, and they had gotten back to me saying I had made the cut! I was thrilled to be able to land an opportunity that would help my writing be seen by thousands […]

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What I Learned From Twitter Takeovers

By Lauren | November 16, 2015 | 0 Comment

Social media takeovers are becoming a more and more common thing in the online world and I personally love them. I’ve watched celebrities take over Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Periscope accounts for brands and I think it’s a great way to increase engagement and give fans an inside look that they probably have never seen or experienced […]

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