Moving up the corporate ladder wouldn’t be possible without negotiation. Although many people feel awkward and shy about asking for a raise, the truth of the matter is that it’s an essential part of your career path. Below you’ll find four of my best tips for scoring the raise you want.
I’ve always loved reading and have felt that books have the ability to change our point of view and instill good habits into our daily lives. I’ve mentioned before that although building a business is an incredible undertaking, it’s also an experience that can be very lonely. Reading about other entrepreneurs experiences and jotting down
In last week’s career post, I talked about the importance of keeping a full-time job while you test out an entrepreneurial idea. To help bring that idea to a personal level, I shared several stories from women who balance both a full-time job and a side hustle. Although a couple of them admitted the balancing
Keeping it Fresh in the Blogging World Pinterest-worthy snapshots. Classic closet staples. An adorable pup. A fellow blogger-turned-friend, Ashley Kane has one of the most awe-inspiring websites and social media feeds I’ve ever seen. It only seems natural that the two of us met through Instagram. “One of the best parts about the app is
Before Plan de Ville was crafted into what it is today, I was following a different career path. After I completed my undergrad degree in political science and writing at Loyola University Maryland, I worked as an assistant to the Editor-in-Chief at Brides magazine. About a year and a half later, I was accepted to the Masters
Finding and Following Your Passion My dear friend Donna and I met while we were both working at Brides magazine. She was the social media manager and I was an editorial assistant/assistant to the Editor in Chief. We both have backgrounds in journalism, but have taken bits and pieces of what we’ve learned and have
Starting a Business While Balancing a Full-time Job I’m so excited to introduce my dear friend Sydney Keen to you! Sydney is the founder of The Keen Home, a professional organizing company based in New York City. The two of us met through my business, Plan de Ville, and I was so honored when she reached
For a while now, I’ve been thinking about the type of content I should really be creating for you. We all love the day-to-day outfit posts, glimpses into DIY projects, and beauty product reviews, but I’m sure you’re getting enough of that from other savvy women of the web! I wanted to nail down a
A Peek Inside a Wedding Planning Business Lauren Zizza is the founder of Lauren Zizza Events, a full-service wedding and event planning company based in New York, that also specializes in destination weddings. I sat down with Lauren to talk about passion, wardrobe staples, and taking the entrepreneurial leap.