Lauren Marinigh

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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The Future of Social Media

By Lauren | November 2, 2015 | 0 Comment

Politics, religion and money—three topics that are commonly known to be ones that you should avoid talking to people about. For a social media professional, the topic that I avoid talking about the most is the future of social media and online marketing. Why? Because for me it’s a topic I could argue about endlessly. […]

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Work Culture: More Than Good Benefits & Salaries

By Lauren | October 20, 2015 | 0 Comment

  When employers think of work culture, the dated ones think that a decent salary, good benefits, and vacation days is what will satisfy their employees and make them want to stay. The few employers that are up with the times, realize that gone are the days that these things are the most important to […]

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Rebranding? 5 Things to Think About

By Lauren | October 5, 2015 | 0 Comment

Thinking about rebranding? A few months ago I rebranded my travel blog. I went from being “Wanderlust” to “Twirl The Globe,” and during the process I learned a lot. There are so many things you may not even think about until you’re going through the change—but here are some things to ask yourself in order […]

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Is Your Social Media Interview Ready?

By Lauren | September 28, 2015 | 0 Comment

You’re applying for a career—and whether straight out of school, or whether you’re just looking to make a move, it’s always important to double check that your social media is just as ready as you are for interviews. A study in 2012 showed that 37% of employers use social networks to screen potential job candidates, […]

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