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Ambulo: Start Your Journey

One of America’s hardest startup challenges, the StartupBus is on the road again. This hackathon on wheels pits teams against each other in a 72 hour race to build a tech company, launch the product and impress investors and judges. This year there are six buses leaving from all across the country and converging in […]

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The Struggle is Real- and Worth It

I’m not going to lie to you. Sometimes working a full-time job, volunteering as an Education Director with Ad 2 Tampa Bay, and still making time to brush my teeth is not that easy. But love don’t come easy. The devil on my shoulder will often ask me, “Why are you working so hard for […]

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Work Smarter, Not Harder

I recently read an article about workers (primarily men) who were faking 80 hour workweeks. This fascinated me not because I felt that anyone was gaming the system, but because it described to me people who worked smarter and achieved the same results as those actually putting in 80 hours. As the author states “The […]

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Don’t Miss Out On Life

Something that I hated about being in college was everyone giving me advice about things to do while in school and tips about what would happen after school. While at the time it was annoying to listen to everyone and their tips, some of the things people said really stuck and seem to have to […]

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32 Tips from Taryn on How to Nail an Interview and Get Your First Job!

These are tips that I recommend and items I have heard from employers and clients over the years when it comes to millennials and interviewing. I hope you take something away from these gems. While it sounds like I am stating the obvious, very few millennials actually do these things. Be Confident. Be Passionate. Be Yourself. […]

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Stress Test – 3 Ways to Manage Your Stress

Stress. It’s such a normal part of our daily lives. We’ve become accustomed to dealing with it. For some, it makes them work harder. For others, it slowly breaks them down. It’s almost inescapable. Almost. There are a ton of resources out there to help people calm down, chill out, and focus on what’s really […]

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My 3 Years in Advertising, as Told by Advice Animals

After 3 years of working at an ad agency, I could tell you about everything I learned. I could wax poetic about the importance of internships and how best to format your resume. But I won’t. Instead, you’ll have to settle for the roller coaster of emotions, told through the mouthpiece of the Internet’s favorite […]

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10 Dos and Don’ts for Your Resume

You can learn a lot about a person when they have to sell themselves with one sheet of paper. That’s why mastering the art of resume writing has become a secret passion of mine. And writing a resume for advertising isn’t the same as other industries. I’ve learned a lot over the years from stories, […]

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Building Your VocADulary: 4 Words to Add Or Remove from Your Professional Vernacular

In growing my young advertising career, I’ve learned some invaluable lessons from mentors and personal experience. Surprisingly, many of these lessons have revolved around everyday diction, and how your perspective changes with even the most subtle of changes. Remember: words do not have the power to hurt you; only your perception of them. 1. Add: […]

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Memoirs of Mobilize Moguls

Are you a student? Think you have it what it takes to be on top? There’s only one way to find out… Put your talent to the test in this year’s Mobilize competition hosted by 22Squared March 20th-22nd. 5 teams. 1 non-profit. 48 hours. What are you waiting for? Sign up now: http://mobilizetampabay.com Still hesitant? […]

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