Inspiring Girl Boss Series: Launch Announcement!

I am so excited to announce the launch of the Inspiring Girl Boss series on The Sophisticated Gal! We will be featuring inspirational boss babes chasing their dreams & running their own businesses!

If you’ve been following me on Instagram or read my post about my May goals, I have been hinting at an exciting announcement coming soon. Well, I am ready to announce the exciting news! I am officially launching an Inspiring Girl Boss series on The Sophisticated Gal that features inspiring girl bosses who are hustling hard for their passion. Ever since I launched The Sophisticated Gal, I have met so many women that are chasing their dreams every day and it has inspired me in so many ways. This is actually the motivation behind this new series 🙂 When I posted […]

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Finding Work-Life Balance in a 24/7 World

Finding work-life balance can be hard, especially in this constantly connected world we live in. Here are my tips for finding a work-life balance.

Finding work-life balance can be so difficult, especially with this non-stop world we live in. We can access almost everything by just using our smartphones. Think about it – almost EVERYTHING can be accessed just by using that little rectangle that we carry around with us everywhere. While having easy access to any information we need, it can also be hard to find a work-life balance when you get constant updates on your phone. This is something that I always struggled with, especially because I thought that by always being available that I’d become a superstar at work. While it can […]

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How to Stand Out in an Entry Level Job

Standing out in an entry level job can be difficult, but follow these tips and you'll be on your way to success!

Whenever I go on Instagram or Facebook the past few weeks, I’ve been seeing so many graduation posts! With so many college graduations happening this month, that means more and more recent grads will be entering the workforce. I remember that feeling of being so excited to begin my career but also nervous at the same time. Being successful in my career was so important to me and I wanted to make sure that I started off right. I gave my first “big girl” job 110% and was able to really stand out in my entry-level job. I made sure […]

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How to Maximize a Day Off + Free Daily Planner

Tips for Maximizing a Day Off & Getting Stuff Done | Productivity Tips | The Sophisticated Gal

Let’s face it, we aren’t super humans and we can’t work 24/7 so sometimes we just need a day off! I recently took a day off just because, I didn’t really have many plans but knew I wanted a day to not worry about work, spend some more time with my loved ones and feel refreshed. Whenever I take a day off, I like to make sure that I can get some things checked off my to do list while still enjoying my day. Here are my tips for maximizing a day off so you can feel completely refreshed and […]

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April Reflection & May Goals

Sharing my May Goals & reflecting on April | The Sophisticated Gal

Wow, I can’t believe how fast April went by! I feel like it was just yesterday it was the beginning of April and the weather was just starting to get nicer. Now it’s officially May, which means it’s almost summertime and it’s time to plan May goals! April was such a busy month, there was so much going on between my blog, work and life but it was overall a GREAT month! Today I’m reflecting on my goals that I set in the beginning of April and sharing my goals for May. I like to set business goals as well […]

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The Best Career Resources for Young Women

There are so many different websites and blogs out there that it can be difficult to find the best places for career advice as a young woman. When I started my career and as a young woman entering the workforce, there were so many questions that I wanted to find answers to. Finding good career resources for young women can sometimes be challenging, especially if you don’t know where to look. I have found some great career resources that have given me great advice for my career and beyond, so I wanted to share them with you to make your lives […]

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Managing a Side Hustle & a Full Time Job

Working a 9-5 and have a side hustle? Check these side hustle tips to help you manage it with your full time gig!

I get asked all the time, “how the heck do you manage your own business on top of a full time job?”. I’m sure my fellow boss babes with a side hustle can relate! Having a side hustle is definitely a lot to manage when you already have a full-time job, but it’s 100% doable. When I started my Etsy store two years ago, I wasn’t sure what to expect and how much of my time it would take. Most of the time management tips I’ve learned are from having a side hustle. When I started my blog, I had […]

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New Blogger Tips: What I Learned from My First Month of Blogging

New to blogging or thinking about starting a blog? Here are some of the lessons I learned after my first month of blogging.

Wow, I can’t believe it’s already been a month since I started my blogging journey! My very first blog post was about the Top Resume Mistakes to Avoid and since then I’ve written so many more posts about career advice, job interviews & more. It has been so much fun and filled with so many lessons along the way. Starting a blog is definitely no easy task, there is so much that goes into it that I never even realized until I started my own blog. In just a month, I’ve learned so much about running a blog and have […]

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Post-Grad Tips for Transitioning to the Real World

Post-grad tips to help you succeed in the real world

It’s almost the end of April already, which means many college students will be graduating and embarking on their professional journey. The post-grad transition isn’t easy, believe me I’ve been there! So I wanted to share some of my top post-grad tips to help make the transition a little easier. So long to the days of napping between classes and all-nighters to study for your finals. Hello steady paycheck, working 8 hours straight and making new work friends! There are so many advantages to working in the real world (like finally making some money) and some disadvantages (like sitting in front […]

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How to Be Seen as Leader at Your Company, Even as a Millennial

I am so happy to share my tips on how to be seen as a leader to help all you girl bosses move up in your careers! Being seen as a leader at your company is a great way to be recognized by other co-workers and helps you with getting promoted. I think something that a lot of millennials struggle with (myself included) is being taken seriously by other co-workers. Sometimes it feels like you’re judged for your age even though you perform well and bring good ideas to the table. After graduating from college, I remember that I wasn’t […]

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