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 have 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”

I Quit My Salary-Based Job and Now I’m an Intern

You read the title and might be thinking, “Oh poor thing, what happened?” I’ll tell you what happened. I’ve made a life-changing decision and I’m excited! I was a pricing analyst for one of the top ten ocean carriers in the world. I learned, grew, made a great amount of money for a 24-year oldContinue reading “I Quit My Salary-Based Job and Now I’m an Intern”

September Set Cargo Record at the Port of Long Beach

Despite the challenges faced when a Trade War is at hand, The Port of Long Beach has accomplished a major milestone in its lifetime. This past September the dockworkers moved 706,956 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in September. This number is 0.8% more than in the same month a year ago. In its 108-year history, thisContinue reading “September Set Cargo Record at the Port of Long Beach”