Lauren Marinigh

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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How I Choose My Freelance Projects

By Lauren | May 30, 2016 | 0 Comment

As someone who works a full-time job, on top of the freelance work I do, I have to be “picky” on the projects I take on. I’ve always felt that if I’m going to be working outside of my 9-5, I have to love what I’m doing, so that’s the mindset I go into new […]

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How I Won the SEO Game (and Why You’ll Hate Me For It)

By Lauren | May 24, 2016 | 0 Comment

SEO = Search Engine Optimization Everyone has a different stance on how to properly optimize their websites and content to win over Google’s heart and appear in the top search results. I myself have taken full-blown classes that cost hundred of dollars at a top university to try and learn how to crack the code. […]

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A Guide to Dealing with Rejection

By Lauren | April 18, 2016 | 0 Comment

Life is filled with rejection. … okay, that’s quite possibly the most depressing line I’ve ever opened a blog post with, but, it’s true. Rejection is everywhere, from not getting chosen first in gym class as a kid, to not getting a callback for that dream job you were hoping to land, and it can […]

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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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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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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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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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