Lauren Marinigh

A Guide to Being Laid Off

By Lauren | August 12, 2018 | 0 Comment

If you’ve been following me over most of 2018, you’ll know that in February of this year I was laid off from my job working as an Account Manager at an online publisher, Diply. My career has always been one of the most important aspects of my life, and being laid off completely shocked me […]

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Getting Personal on Being Laid Off

By Lauren | March 11, 2018 | 4 Comment

I’ve been trying to figure out a way to write this for a few weeks now. A way that I could put down on paper what’s been running through my head. Do you ever feel like you have so much to say but yet you just can’t say it? That’s basically how I’ve felt about […]

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Building a Winning Resume as a Recent Grad

By Lauren | November 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

Writing your resume as a new graduate can be challenging. Your resume that you had to get part-time jobs as a student, aren’t really going to stand out when applying for a career. However, you’re probably thinking that you have nothing else you can add to your resume, which isn’t the case. Most new graduates […]

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Ten Things on Your Resume You Need to Remove

By Lauren | August 28, 2017 | 0 Comment

Writing a resume can be a daunting task for many people. It’s probably one of the most important documents you’ll have throughout your life, yet I’m still surprised at how many people have not figured out how to write one. With the wide array of resources and templates available online today, there’s no reason you […]

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Why A Piece of Paper Won’t Beat Experience

By Lauren | May 29, 2017 | 0 Comment

I’ve always been a strong believer in continuing your education, and I’ve always said that you should never stop learning, no matter how far along in your career you are, but one thing that you can’t ignore is the importance of real experience. I went to college for three years to receive an advanced diploma, […]

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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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Why It’s Okay to Turn Down a Job Offer

By Lauren | December 15, 2014 | 0 Comment

You finally land a job offer (yay) but you aren’t 110% sure if you want to accept it. You worked so hard sending out all your applications, didn’t hear back from half the places you applied, and the job is in your industry, but something just doesn’t feel right. Would you be crazy to turn […]

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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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My Favourite Job Search Sites

By Lauren | September 15, 2014 | 2 Comment

I often get the question about which websites I use to find jobs, so I thought I’d do a quick post to inform you of some of the sites that I have done the majority of my job hunting (when I’m looking). Hopefully this post will help you in your quest to find employment! […]

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Why Job Hunting is SO Frustrating

By Lauren | August 5, 2014 | 0 Comment

I’m not sure how to even begin this post without it turning into a 5000 word rant about how frustrating job hunting can be. I personally am working full-time, and although have been one of the lucky few that landed a career right out of college, it didn’t just happen overnight. I applied to hundreds of […]

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