Design your Website Like an Engaging Museum

I was strolling through a museum last weekend when suddenly I felt like I was walking through a physical, brick-and-mortar manifestation of a website. As I walked through the museum, I read the titles, I glanced at the pictures and videos, I skimmed through the descriptions and then I moved onto the next display. Sometimes... Continue Reading →

Nerdy, but Having Fun

I was sitting at the kitchen table when my flip-phone started buzzing. I reached for my very own, new cell-phone to see that my oldest sister was calling and answered. Jessica: “What are you up to?”  Me: “I am doing some homework for language arts. Today, we learned how to diagram sentences.”  Jessica: “Oh how... Continue Reading →

A Daily Tune into NPR Keeps Me Sharp

I started listening to national public radio (NPR) shortly after beginning my first internship. NPR Stories equipped me with relevant and intelligent topics to contribute to office conversations – which I found were much more elevated than the ones amongst my college peers. Now, I listen and look forward to what topics NPR will raise each... Continue Reading →

How Chocolate Taught me a Good Work Ethic

This summer, I am interning with The Hershey Company. Almost every person who knows me well reacted to the news of my internship similarly: “What a great opportunity for you – you love chocolate!” My job at Hershey has been so much more than eating chocolate. It has been a learning experience – of the... Continue Reading →

Twitter: A Branding Tool

  Over the course of the semester, we were instructed to tweet three times a week. When first given the assignment, I thought: “Okay, so if I tweet every Monday, Wednesday and Friday I’ll be good.” That schedule of tweets quickly became obsolete. I suddenly found myself enjoying the process of branding myself. Branding yourself... Continue Reading →

Social Media Policies Promote Decency

It is indisputable that, in this day and age, a company needs a method to communicate effectively with its employees. Some email a company newsletter, some publish news on an intranet, and some have adopted Facebook as a manner of communication. The use of social media in the workplace is a controversial topic because it... Continue Reading →

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