Life Happens

Life Happens

Everyone will experience some sort of personal issue or emergency in their life. Knowing how to handle the issue at work can be very important. To clarify personal issues, I am referring to the big ones: family sickness or death, major health issues or changes such as...
Social Media: How It Can Ruin Career Opportunities

Social Media: How It Can Ruin Career Opportunities

It’s been a busy summer here, full of interviews and hiring new people. But there is one individual that I will never forget, and sadly, not for the right reasons. This individual had all the right pieces: a good resume, graduated from a well known college, job...
Seven Tips for Acing a Job Interview

Seven Tips for Acing a Job Interview

I suppose I should preface this post by stating I work in an office environment, but I truly think you should always go ‘all out’ for an interview even if you are simply applying for a summer job. I have been on both sides of the table, being the...
The Importance of Mentors

The Importance of Mentors

Having a good mentor can make all the difference as you travel on your path toward success. While the saying ‘It’s all about who you know’ may be true, it’s also important to have someone in your corner to help you navigate the hard stuff....
Success

Success

My goal for the WOW blog is to allow young women from Downeast Maine access to successful women who also grew up Downeast. When I was young, I was overwhelmed by all the possibilities; who could I be and what could I do with my life? I was driven but I didn’t...