An Art Lover’s Guide to Washington D.C.

One of the things I love most about our nation’s capitol is the wide array of activities to suit everyone’s interests. At work, our donors were incredibly skeptical about taking a curated trip to Washington D.C. that would satisfy their love for art and for our school. However, D.C. has a rich artistic heritage and there is amazing work being done that will be half the cost you would pay to go to New York or Chicago and have the same experiences.

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A Walking Tour of Brussels: The Highlights in One Afternoon

Wise travelers know it’s not all about the destination. The journey is just as important. Halfway between Paris and Amsterdam lies Brussels, Belgium, an often overlooked little city perfect for an afternoon stroll. If you ever find yourself passing through, be sure to stop and take a walking tour of Brussels.

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The Best World War II Novels of the Last Decade

One of my favorite ways genres to read is historical fiction. I love being immersed into a different time period and leaving my present-day cares behind. Of all the historical periods, I would have to say that World War II novels are my favorite ones to read.  In the last decade, some great World Ward II novels have been published. I feel like I’ve read them all, though I’m sure I’ve missed a few.

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An Unforgettable Thank You Card With Basic Invite

Today, I’m so excited to spice up my Landing Your Dream Job series by partnering with the amazing stationery company Basic Invite. Lately, my focus has been on interviews: interview prep, the phone interview, the Skype Interview and the actual in-person interview. I just wanted to take a moment to discuss a component of interviews that people often overlook: the thank you card. And if you read to the end, I’ve even got a treat for our readers.

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Landing Your Dream Job: Acing the Phone Interview

You’ve been working hard to stand out among the crowd in order to land your dream job. Now, it’s time for the phone interview. This is your chance to interact directly with the interview committee. There’s nothing you want more than to ace the interview in order to secure a spot as a finalist for your dream job.

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