How to Write a Post-Interview Thank You Letter

Writing a post-interview thank you letter is so important for getting the job, so today I’m sharing my tips on how to write a great thank you letter after your job interview. If you’re following my adventures on my Instagram, then you probably saw that this week I attended a college career fair at my alma mater as a recruiter for my company. This is my 4th year attending the career fair and it is something I look forward to every year. I love talking to students about their experience and their goals for full-time or internship opportunities. I am […]

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LinkedIn Profile Tips to Help Get You Noticed

LinkedIn is such a powerful networking tool and is becoming increasingly popular among company recruiters, so having a great LinkedIn profile is almost as important as your resume. I work with lots of clients to ensure their LinkedIn profile is optimized to get them noticed, so today I am sharing the LinkedIn profile tips I recommend to help you get job interviews. Make sure you have a profile photo (that’s not a selfie) This is one of the first things that a recruiter sees, so make sure that you have a profile picture that is professional – which means no […]

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Why Having a Side Hustle is Good for your Career

A side hustle doesn't mean disaster for your full time career, in fact it will actually benefit your career. Read our post to learn more about how it can help your career

Thinking about starting a side hustle? Have you been wanting to start a business for something you’re passionate about but been too scared that it will ruin your career? Well, I’m here to tell you that having a side hustle can actually benefit your career (yup, I said it) and here’s why. When I started my Etsy store two years ago, I never thought that it would actually benefit my full-time job as a Digital Project Manager but it did. I started my Etsy store about a year after I graduated college because I wanted to start my own business […]

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Inspirational Girl Boss Quotes to Keep You Motivated

Save these inspirational girl boss quotes to keep you motivated

As we begin to set our goals and intentions for a new week, I wanted to share 5 of my favorite GIRL BOSS quotes that I love to help keep you focused on your goals this week.  #1: Be Fearless in the Pursuit of What Sets Your Soul on Fire What are you truly passionate about? What makes you excited every single day? Whatever that is, make it happen. Follow your dreams and I guarantee, you won’t be disappointed that you did! #2: Work Until You No Longer Have to Introduce Yourself Remember to keep working hard, because I promise […]

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Common Job Interview Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

The job interview is your chance to make a great first impression! Make sure you're not committing these common job interview mistakes.

You got the call for the job interview, you’re now one step closer to getting the position! When preparing for the interview, make sure you’re not committing these common  job interview mistakes and check out my tips for what to do in the job interview. #1 Common Mistake: Showing up late (even if it’s just a few minutes) When it comes to job interviews, the first impression is everything. If you’re late for the interview, even if it’s just a few minutes because you got stuck at that annoying traffic light – it still doesn’t look good to the employer. […]

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How to be Productive When Working from Home

Having the ability to work from home is a huge perk! With so many companies moving to operating digitally, many companies now offer this perk.  However, working from home can be challenging – especially if you don’t take the time to set yourself up to EFFICIENTLY work remotely. Today I’m sharing my top working from home tips to help you become extremely efficient when working remotely. Whether you’re working from home for the day or you work from home most of the time, these tips will help you get more done. Set up your work space The first thing to do is […]

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10 Inspiring Girl Boss Quotes We Love

Today we're sharing 10 inspirational girl boss quotes we love

I love inspirational quotes – I use them as a reminder to keep myself motivated, especially when I’m having a bad or stressful day. As we begin to set our goals and intentions for the new week, I gathered a list of 10 favorite girl boss quotes to keep us all motivated and focused on pursuing our dreams. Feel free to print these out and keep them on your desk, post on Instagram for your followers, pin on Pinterest as a reminder when you need it – whatever works for you, girl! Comment below to share some of your favorite girl boss quotes […]

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Professional Habits to Develop in Your Twenties

The Professional Habits to Develop in Your Twenties | The Sophisticated Gal

Your twenties are a crucial time to develop professional habits for your career. The professional habits that you develop in your twenties can set a precedence for your career and help you achieve your goals faster. Whether you are about to graduate college, still in college or have been in the real world for a few years – these are the professional habits I wish someone would have told me when I first started my career. Pin this image to save for later  #1: Work on your hardest task first This is something that I do almost every single day. This […]

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How to Crush Your First 90 Days at a New Job

You did it, you got the job! Now it’s your first day at the new gig and you want to make a good impression. Here are some tips for how to absolutely crush those first 90 days on the job!  Beginning a new job can be terrifying, you may have just ended one chapter at your previous company or just graduated and are now beginning a new chapter – I’ve been there. It can be so nerve-wrecking and exciting all at the same time. I’ve collected some of the best tips I’ve learned for how to make a good impression during […]

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How to Prepare for a College Career Fair

Preparing for a career fair or going to your first college career fair? Check out our tips to ensure you have a successful career fair!  Career fairs in college can be very intimidating, especially your first time attending one. I remember my first college career fair I was so nervous because I wanted to make a good impression on the recruiters that were attending. After my first career fair, I felt a lot more confident going into the next one after I learned what to expect. I now attend college career fairs on behalf of my company at my alma mater […]

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