Lauren Marinigh

Volunteering for the World Junior Hockey Championship

By Lauren | January 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

For Canadians, the World Juniors is one of the most anticipated hockey events of the year. Everyone cozies up by the fire on Christmas break to crowd around the TV and watch the world’s best under 20 hockey teams hit the ice. I grew up with World Junior hockey. I remember watching the tournament every […]

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Jetting off to Southeast Asia!

By Lauren | November 27, 2014 | 0 Comment

Hey blog followers, As some of you may or may not know, I’m jetting off to Southeast Asia with my sister tomorrow (November 28) until December 25. They’ll be some minimal posts going up here and there on my blog, but the majority of action will be happening over on my travel blog. If you’re […]

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What’s with the rise of using kids to send powerful messages?

By Lauren | November 19, 2014 | 0 Comment

I’ve recently noticed a steady increase in marketers using children to convey a strong, meaningful message to mainly women, but also others. I’m not sure if I’m the only one who realized this but through the three videos below, you’ll see a series of different campaigns, for different brands, but all created for one reason […]

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Top 5 Things a Social Media Person Doesn’t Want to Hear

By Lauren | October 27, 2014 | 4 Comment

Since social media positions are a relatively new career path, and in fact a relatively new online platform, many people just don’t understand it at all, especially the older generations. I find myself as a social media professional constantly explaining myself to those that aren’t as well-versed in this industry, which I’m happy to educate […]

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Creative Resumes – Standing Out in a Competitive Industry

By Lauren | October 22, 2014 | 0 Comment

Standing out from the crowd is tough, especially when applying for jobs at a place that you know, without even asking, receives hundreds to thousands of applications. So what do you do to stand out? Do you just sit around and cross your fingers, and hope out of all the resumes, yours randomly gets picked? […]

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Why you should go to Vintage Crawl Toronto!

By Lauren | October 15, 2014 | 0 Comment

On October 9, 2014, Vintage Crawl Toronto happened, a twice annual event that several Toronto vintage stores take place in. On top of keeping the doors open to their stores later (7pm-12am), many of the stores have sales, such as tax free shopping, or discounts, plus food, drinks, etc. Sprawling from Kensington Market all the […]

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How to Win Contests

By Lauren | October 13, 2014 | 0 Comment

I’ve been one of those people who is lucky enough to have won quite a few things in my lifetime, but the majority of my wins have come over the last couple of years. I constantly get the question, “how do you win so many contests” and the jealousy of my friends is obvious when […]

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TEDxToronto 2014

By Lauren | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comment

On October 2nd, I had the privilege of being one of the 1,000 people selected to be a delegate to attend TEDxToronto. The day was jam packed with great speakers, performers, and even fun, engaging things to do between all that on our breaks. Such as Samsung creating personalized t-shirts for attendees, and Mastercard having […]

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My Fav Twitter Chats

By Lauren | September 22, 2014 | 0 Comment

In the last year or so I’ve really grown a liking to Twitter chats. I find that they provide an excellent opportunity to network with new people within your industry, offer your insight and hear other peoples insight, plus grow my following organically. There are hundreds of chats that happen on a daily basis. Way […]

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1,000 Followers

By Lauren | August 18, 2014 | 0 Comment

Wow! I didn’t think I’d reach this day so quickly. Just a little while ago (at least it seemed like it) I was thanking all my followers for getting me to 100 followers. Today I’m so grateful, and overjoyed to be thanking everyone for getting me to 1,000! It was actually my news years resolution […]

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