We’re not alone, we overhear people complain all the time – in line at the grocery store, at work, out at happy hour – about issues that impact their lives and how they wish something would be done. Sometimes the concerns are minor like the giant pothole they have to…..
When I began to tell my friends back home that I was going to pack up my life and move to Rochester, more often than not they’d say “I’d love to visit, but I don’t want to use my vacation to go somewhere so cold.” They didn’t know much about…..
Yes! I got an interview! But, now what? You’ve heard it all before, what to do and what not to do during an interview. Don’t arrive late, but don’t arrive too early. Dress professional and lay off the accessories. Bring copies of your resume. Research all of the most common…..
I’ve been practicing yoga regularly for about three years now, and I have to say it’s one of the best things I’ve ever done. Yoga helps me clear my head, feel more in-tune with my body, and strengthen my muscles. It can be a great workout, but more than that,…..
Nobody likes the idea of searching for a new job. Fortunately, there are many resources available to individuals on the job hunt. If you could use help in your job search, Rochester Works is a great resource. They offer a range of services including resume reviews, mock interviews, and several…..
Graduation season is in full swing and of the many challenges recent college graduates experience, transitioning in to a new job might be the most overwhelming. When entering the workforce, it can be frustrating to find a balance between wanting to hit the ground running and needing to figure out…..
You know when you feel the day was a blur? When the time between your head leaving and returning to the pillow was a flurry of chaos? Days like these were my norm for years. Sure, I had some successes in this fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants way of living, but there came a…..
As a young professional, any field can have its difficulties to navigate. One thing I recommend to anyone who values their career is to have a mentor. Whether you’ve been in the business for 30+ years, or are just starting out, the value of a mentor is exponential. Fortunately for…..
Co-Authors: Amanda Sharpe & Sarah Picciotto Have you ever found yourself wondering on a personal level “why should I volunteer?” We all know that volunteering has a positive effect upon communities and is something we should do. But when the reasons are explained to us it’s usually in terms of…..
As 2016 ushers in a new year for us all, with snowy days and the longing to be back on the golf course, some people have to go through the lovely winter months in ‘tax season’. Now I am sure that many people have a preconceived notion that this is…..
Dating, whether it is a first date or a 30th date, can be challenging. Deciding what to do or where to go can be a long drawn out debate filled with shrugs and indecision. While there’s a time and a place for dinner and a movie, don’t forget to explore…..
Let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment. We all have those times where we feel much less productive and motivated at work. It’s those times where even the smallest of tasks feels like they’re impossible to complete. Instead of throwing in the towel and thinking there’s nothing you can…..
We’ve all been there. It’s December 31st. The clock strikes midnight and it’s officially the new year! We’re excited for a fresh start and can’t wait to see what the year has in store. We vow to ourselves that this is the year we’ll actually stick to our New Year’s…..
RYP is bringing back an old tradition of blog posts, written by RYP Board members, about a topic they are passionate about and that’s relevant to young professionals. The RYP Board is an entirely volunteer team of over 20 members that brainstorm behind the scenes on how to make all…..