Maybe it’s because graduation season recently wrapped up (or because I myself have been interviewing non-stop and imagining life in a fresh corporate setting), but the question of how one can be successful in their new job has been bouncing around in my head as of late. So much so that I’ve decided to take a deep-dive into how you can show up and be your best self in that new role — both in […]
If you’re a part of A Thousand Candid Words’ small-but-mighty following on Instagram, you may already be enlightened to the fact that I haven’t been feeling the most motivated to hunker down and write here. It’s not without trying, though — I have no less than ten ideas waiting to be put into words. But to be honest, the effort it would take to get those posts published seems a bit too daunting at the moment. […]
Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced some type of hardship in the workplace. Now raise it a little higher if that hardship manifested into a more painful ordeal that led to you second-guessing your role within the company. Hey, hi, how ya doin’. I see you and I’m here to let you know . . . #same.
I, Marissa, am a morning person. It wasn’t something that necessarily happened overnight (lol sleeping puns), and it had less to do with the fact that I wanted to become a morning person and more with the fact that I needed to. *Harks back to about three years ago* You see, at 22 I had just been hired into my first post-grad role — my first real job out of college — and it required a […]