Attending NABJ/NAHJ Virtual Convention and Career Fair

Today, Wednesday, August 5th kicked of the first day of the NABJ/NAHJ Convention and Career Fair. Once a year NABJ and NAHJ host their own individual convention. This year they have joined together to bring double the impact. About 3,400 people registered to attend. This marks the sixth highest-attended event in their convention history. Originally,Continue reading “Attending NABJ/NAHJ Virtual Convention and Career Fair”

How to Help the Global Movement Against Racism and Inform People that Black Lives Matter

On May 25, George Floyd, a 46-year-old man was buying cigarettes in Minneapolis when a deli employee called the police, accusing Floyd of paying with a counterfeit $20 bill. 17 minutes after the call, Floyd had three police officers pinning him to the ground. Video surfacing on the internet and in the news shows oneContinue reading “How to Help the Global Movement Against Racism and Inform People that Black Lives Matter”

Morning Routines: Do they matter and should you have one?

In a fast paced world it can be essential to build routines that help you refocus, plan and dedicate yourself some time to be in your own space. You wake-up, snooze the alarm, get dressed for work, eat breakfast and head out the door for work. You work your typical eight hours or more. Then,Continue reading “Morning Routines: Do they matter and should you have one?”

2020 Graduates Face A Declining Labor Market Along with New Hiring Practices

Alejandra Salgado May 9, 2020 As graduation commences all over the U.S. the unemployment rate rises. Here’s what class of 2020 is up against. As graduations for the class of 2020 has begun all over the U.S. the economy and job market is declining. According to the Labor of Bureau Statistics, unemployment rate went fromContinue reading “2020 Graduates Face A Declining Labor Market Along with New Hiring Practices”

The Impact of the Coronavirus on Global Shipping is More Than Just Delayed Cargo

Alejandra Salgado May 9, 2020 The issue began with port congestion and warehouses running out of room to store container imports. Turns out a bigger wave of issues were coming with port authorities and their declining port finances. Sea-Intelligence has recently released their weekly analytical report which shows that blank sailings has increased 45 toContinue reading “The Impact of the Coronavirus on Global Shipping is More Than Just Delayed Cargo”

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

The Last Lecture Book Review “Brick walls are there for a reason. They give us a chance to show how badly we want something.” Randy Pausch My most recent read was The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch. Randy Pausch was a Professor at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). CMU started a “Last Lecture Series,” where professorsContinue reading “The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch”

Four Tips to Help Advance Your Side Hustle

Do you have a side hustle or a goal you want to accomplish? This guide can help. For a while I was working full-time in the maritime industry and going to school in the evenings and also doing an internship on the side. My side hustle was my education and developing a new craft. IContinue reading “Four Tips to Help Advance Your Side Hustle”

Man’s Search for Meaning Book Review

I recently read the book Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl. Frankl was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist. He was a Holocaust survivor in which he survived three different camps. I am sharing my book review on this because I believe it added value to my life and it can change your mindContinue reading “Man’s Search for Meaning Book Review”