So, you’ve made the first move and reached out to someone you’re looking to have a professional relationship with. You know exactly why you want to network with them and are excited to have them be part of your professional circle. This individual has even responded and offered to chat with you for 30 minutes… Continue reading Networking: Preparing for the First Chat
Over the past 3 months or so I have been completely ignoring my LinkedIn messages and personal email (sorry!) because the volume got overwhelming. As my recruiting season hit the ground running I started to get many messages asking for updates on applications, help with securing an interview, or tips on making a resume “stand… Continue reading Networking: More than a Transaction
One of the most valuable skills I’ve picked up over the course of my career, thus far, is how to successfully prepare for job interviews. Now, I haven’t always gotten the job offer, but the method I’m going to share with you has allowed me to enter an interview with confidence. Prior to entering the… Continue reading Interviewing with Confidence
Depending on when you met me you either know me as “Ana” or as “Viry.” My full name is Viridiana, and ever since I can remember I’ve struggled with this name. When I was in kindergarten I didn’t like my name because it was “too long” and teachers wouldn’t let me just write “Viry” on… Continue reading So…what’s your actual name?
When I made it to my first work anniversary I took my parents out to eat and raised a glass to them. I thanked them for everything they had done so I could have a better life. My intent was to celebrate them because I credited them for all my accomplishments. However, my mom paused… Continue reading Four Years @ Google
In the months leading up to my 25th birthday, I played with so many ideas of what I’d do - vacation getaway in a tropical place, big bash at a club, or maybe a relaxing day at a high-end spa. But really, I was just thinking of what I could do to capture a day… Continue reading 25
Over the last year and a half I’ve overindulged in beauty products. It started out when I stumbled upon a Youtube video, “Noche to Putear Makeup Tutorial.” The title was too outside my comfort zone for me to not be the least bit curious. From there I began subscribing to tons of beauty influencers on… Continue reading June’s Makeup Diet