It’s That Time of Year: Mid-Year Performance Check-Ins

It’s That Time of Year: Mid-Year Performance Check-Ins

It’s hard to believe we’re more than half way through the year. Summer might be coming to a close, but 2017 will be here before we know it! Now is the perfect time to check in on your goals for the year, both personal and professional. Remember that performance review you had way back when (or not ... Read More
 
Real Young Women on the Job: Alyson Weiss

Real Young Women on the Job: Alyson Weiss

Alyson Weiss is a woman on a mission. As the sole digital communications person for two nonprofits, and the co-Director of Communications and Marketing for YNPN Boston (in a volunteer capacity), I couldn’t think of anyone better to kick off our new interview series: "Real Young Women on the Job". Read on!  What’s your 140 character resume? Essentially, ... Read More
 
Taking the Plunge into Freelance Marketing

Taking the Plunge into Freelance Marketing

For many of us, jumping from a full-time marketing role with a steady income and guaranteed benefits to freelance can seem like a great idea at first. You are your own boss, have flexibility in your schedule and the opportunity to work with an array of clients. Personally, I have gotten lost in the daydream of freelancing. ... Read More
 
Finding Passion Where You Least Expect It

Finding Passion Where You Least Expect It

When first starting out in our careers, some of us don’t start off doing work that hones in our passions (I know I sure didn’t!). However, sometimes, when we open ourselves up to new opportunities, we discover new passions, passions we didn’t know existed within ourselves. These new found passions can ultimately lead to a ... Read More
 
Conquering the Doubt Monster

Conquering the Doubt Monster

A few weeks back, I learned that my ex-boyfriend (and great guy) had become engaged. I’ll spare you the gory details that followed or the number of glasses of wine I may or may not have consumed upon finding out — but this newfound revelation set me off into a bit of a funk both ... Read More
 
Building A Social Media Brand: It’s More Than Memes and Hashtags

Building A Social Media Brand: It’s More Than Memes and Hashtags

You can’t throw an iPad these days without hitting a blog post or a webinar that talks about the importance of social media. But often times, that’s all they actually say: “a social media presence is as importance as a website to your personal brand.” End of insights. While that is true, getting from zero ... Read More
 
From the Archives: Tips for Accepting Feedback

From the Archives: Tips for Accepting Feedback

Whether you’re crushing your responsibilities or still warming up to a new role, performance evaluations can be daunting. Don’t let your nerves get the best of you though. Just because you are accepting feedback doesn’t mean you aren’t still being evaluated. Prepare yourself with these helpful hints to accept all kinds of feedback and make ... Read More
 
Social Campaigns That Made Us Hungry

Social Campaigns That Made Us Hungry

The Young Women in Digital blog often highlights some of the great campaigns or trends out there right now in the digital world. As an avid lover of social media both professionally and personally, it’s very inspiring to see all the neat things brands do online to connect with followers. I once wrote down something ... Read More
 
Top Takeaways from #YWDLadyLeadership

Top Takeaways from #YWDLadyLeadership

Understanding career trajectory and what needs to be done in order to reach next rung on the corporate ladder can seem daunting. So before everyone took off to enjoy the long Independence Day weekend, Young Women in Digital invited a few of Boston’s top female leaders to share their stories at a sold-out Female Leadership ... Read More