Most people are on Facebook and Twitter but I still meet a lot of young women who aren't using LinkedIn. You should be. Let's talk about why. If you’re new to the idea of LinkedIn, it’s a network of professionals and a place to meet and connect with like-minded pros in your field. Besides getting hired or finding employees, LinkedIn allows you to identify professionals with similar … [Read more...] about Why You Need a LinkedIn Profile
Regardless of whether a woman wants to start a small business or a large company, she is likely to face unique challenges. Work-Life Balance Women Work-life balance continues to be a top challenge faced by women entrepreneurs and working women everywhere. A recent Forbes.com article states, “85% of women claim responsibility for the grocery shopping, meal preparation, laundry and household … [Read more...] about The Two Big Challenges Facing Women Entrepreneurs
More and more women are embracing entrepreneurship and succeeding, owning their own businesses and progressing dramatically. A study by the Center for Women’s Business Research shows that women now own 40 percent of private firms. That’s 10 times more businesses than women owned 30 years ago. Us Millennial women are one of the fastest growing demographics of entrepreneurs and overall, women are … [Read more...] about The Facts and Trends on Women Becoming Their Own Bosses
Life is about choices. This is not a new concept. We make choices almost from the day we are born. Granted, most choices are made for us until around the time we become teenagers, then,we are confronted with real, important choices that we have to make on our own. The choices only become more complicated as we get older, so try really hard to make good ones now. EDUCATION AND DISCIPLINE High … [Read more...] about Choose Your Life
Being a young, female business owner is no easy gig; but I love every minute of it. I love that I do something different every day, have to meet deadlines, and inspire and motivate other women like myself. While I am new to owning a business, I feel like I have done this job all my life; juggling tasks, meeting deadlines, and feeling a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day. That's when it … [Read more...] about Why Women Make Great Business Owners
Lady Lennia Chelsea: Keep the Economy in Mind While Picking Colleges In a previous blog I touched base on whether graduate school is a smart idea taken the downfall of our economy. I established that it really is based on the person more so than the whole action. If you decided that you can swing graduate school at this time in your life then I am here to talk about some things to think about … [Read more...] about Keep the Economy in Mind While Picking Colleges
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo on Networking When I was sitting here thinking about what the differences are between applying for graduate school vs undergraduate school two things stuck out in my mind. You need three professional references where when applying for undergraduate. This aspect of the application is very big! This is where all four years of networking comes together and you can find … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo on Networking
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo: How long does a Master's Degree take? Well, technically it is made to be a two year program for those who would go full time and load up their schedules. Some people get out in two years as planned, and others either get out earlier or later. How long it takes for one to get out of graduate school depends on the person and path they choose to take. I struggled with … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea: How Long Does a Master's Degree Take?
Lady Lennia Chelsea: Can you hold a job while acquiring a education? In short, yes! But you have to be careful and understand what you can personally handle. When I first started my undergraduate, my father told me to not worry about employment and to just get the next few years under my belt. I took advantage of my unemployment by "uping" my course load a bit. I knew I wouldn't be … [Read more...] about Can You Hold a Job While Acquiring an Education?
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo on the GRE What is the GRE? The GRE stands for Graduate Record Exam and it is broken up into the General test and Subject test. The general test is the most taken test and the subject test is used for certain programs for certain schools. The general test consist of three tests - verbal, quantitative and analytical writing. The verbal test is basically how the SAT was … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea on the GRE
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo: The Pros and Cons of going to graduate school at the same college as your undergraduate: PROs The positive aspects of attending graduate school at the same college you received your undergraduate is knowing all your professors. You will know what each teacher expects when it comes to homework and exams. It may be stricter and harder, but you can get a very clear … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea: Pros and Cons of Going to the Same Grad School