Lauren Marinigh

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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5 Things Your Company is Doing to Piss Off Millennials

By Lauren | June 21, 2015 | 0 Comment

If you haven’t accepted the fact that your company is going to have to adapt to Millennials, then you might as well buy your company’s plot in the nearest graveyard. Millennials are the next generation and they are slowly taking over the working world and consumer world, and by slowly, I mean quickly. So how […]

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How to Pull Yourself Out of an Overrun Slump

By Lauren | May 12, 2015 | 0 Comment

I get asked all the time how I manage everything I do, and still have time to take a breather and have fun every now and then. On top of working full-time, I do freelance work, run two of my own blogs, plus regular guest blog for other blogs. I’m a busy person, and although it […]

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What You’re Doing Wrong on LinkedIn

By Lauren | April 28, 2015 | 0 Comment

1. Lacking detail in your profile One of the biggest mistakes I see is that people put their work experience but only include their position and workplace with no details or description of their responsibilities. LinkedIn can be used as a source to include more information than you would on a regular resume, take advantage […]

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How to Respond to Negative Comments & Reviews

By Lauren | April 13, 2015 | 0 Comment

Nobody is perfect, and that saying goes for businesses too. Sometimes there is just going to be unhappy people, people that like to complain, or people that just don’t believe your product or service lives up to their standards, and that’s the reality of it. So when you receive a negative comment or review online, […]

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5 Useful Skills for Every Social Media Professional

By Lauren | March 30, 2015 | 0 Comment

The role of a social media professional is becoming more and more demanding and competitive. Ten years ago you wouldn’t have even heard of such a role let alone believed that companies would be seeing this position as such a crucial and important one within their organization. As a social media professional myself, and someone […]

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How to Manage an Offsite Team

By Lauren | February 16, 2015 | 0 Comment

It’s 2015 and it is time to face reality, often times you may be managing staff and employees that aren’t necessarily in the same office as you. Whether they are across the country in another office, working from home, or have a job that involves them to be on the road, here are some tips […]

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Things You Should Be Doing Before You Graduate

By Lauren | February 9, 2015 | 0 Comment

Graduation is fast approaching for you, and although it may feel like you have all the time left in the world, that time will fly by in the blink of an eye. So what should you be doing in the months leading up to graduation to be sure you are setting yourself up for success? […]

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Things Every Social Media Person Should Know

By Lauren | January 15, 2015 | 0 Comment

What are some things that are crucial for every community manager or social media manger to possess? Here are some skills that are important for those working in social media, and those aspiring to work in social media. Monitoring software Surprise, surprise! You’re going to need to know how to use monitoring software eventually at […]

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University vs. College

By Lauren | January 12, 2015 | 0 Comment

It’s one of the hardest decisions you’ll make and may just be one of the most important. The worst part is, you’re forced to make it so early on in life, when you can’t even see beyond tomorrow, let alone years from now. Do you go down the college stream or university? Unfortunately our education […]

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