how to find a career you love

How to Find a Career You Love

Can you imagine what life would be like if your Monday to Friday was just as enjoyable as the weekend (well almost!)? If you were inspired, challenged and passionate about your career? Perhaps you’ve known for a while that you’re in the wrong job but feel stuck as you don’t know what the alternative could or should be. A meaningful and happy career comes from finding the sweet spot where your skills and strengths are used to produce work you believe in - and get paid adequately for. But what if you’re not clear on your natural talents or what...Read More
how to actually leave your job

How to Actually Leave Your Job

So, last week I talked about how to know when it's time to leave your job. If you're job is draining every part of your life, it may be time to leave. But what about when you already know it's time? What if it's been time for a while? Well, then it's time to start taking the steps to leave. Update Your Resume We often forget about the most important document to our careers when we're actually in our careers. You should be updating your resume every few months (don't worry, I don't do it either). But, if you aren't,...Read More
products millennial women need june

Products Every Millennial Woman Needs – June Edition

*This post contains affiliate links which means I get a commission from purchases made through the provided links* So, I decided to start something new on the blog this week. People often ask me where I get products they notice in my pictures (or in real life). It's no secret that I love stuff and shopping, so I thought I'd share some of my awesome finds with you! I'll be breaking it down based on each category of the blog (Beauty, Career, Relationships, Adulting, and Money) each month. Let's get started with products I'm obsessed with this month! Relationships This...Read More
mistakes millenials make that lose them the job

Common Mistakes Millennials Make That Lose Them The Job

*This post contains affiliate links which means I get a commission from purchases made through the provided links* Recently, I've had the pleasure of interviewing some potential interns for According to Brittney. Even with a part-time job, this blog takes up a lot of my free time. There is also so much more I want to do, but with writing, social media, and working at home with a cat. Sometimes, the things I want to do just don't get done. Obviously, this is a bummer for me because I love this blog and want my ideas to come to light....Read More
girl wearing black and white skirt with white shirt

Best Places to Shop for Cheap Professional Clothes

As you may know, I started a new job (4/20 marked a full month, of course). This place is a huge step into my career which caused for a huge shift in wardrobe. If you look in my closet, you will find a treasure trove of black leggings, band shirts (mostly The Maine), black leggings, VS PINK yoga pants, a bunch of clothes I hate and don't wear, and the perfect for any occasion black legging. Obviously, this did not suit my new job's dress code whatsoever. I needed business clothes fast (Like ended my last job Friday and starting...Read More
Girl using phone

How to Use Your Internet Stalking Skills to Ace an interview

We all do it. I know you do it. I've done it. Internet Stalking. The shameful sleuthing through an internet profile to gain information about an unsuspecting subject. How Dare You?! Okay, it's not that serious. That's what social media is for, right? Right? Anyway, internet stalking is fun, mostly harmless, and requires a lot of time (and practice). But, have you ever thought about that you could do if you used your skills for good instead of evil? How about using that special skill set to prepare for an interview for your dream job? Here's how! Instead of Instagram,...Read More

Resume Writing Tips

Resume writing can be challenging. You want to impress your potential employer but you only have one or two pages to do it. As someone who critiques and writes resumes, I know the difficulties of properly selling yourself on paper. Luckily, I have a few tips that might help make your life a little easier! Add results to your job descriptions One thing I really like to do when editing resumes is add results. Telling someone what you have done is great, but giving them real descriptions on how you’re contribution made the company better will actually sell you. Don’t simply write...Read More

How to Market Yourself

One thing that is challenging for most people to realize is their own self-worth. I know from my own personal experiences that we often feel like we are not capable, not prepared, and not qualified enough to accomplish our goals. I'm here to first tell you that you are very capable of achieving your goals. No matter what they are, you can do it. I'm sure you hear this a lot, but that's because it's true. If you really want something, the more you believe and work at it, you will achieve it. It may take time, but it will...Read More

Maria Marketing Management

Anyone who know me, knows that my dream job (besides working at Alternative Press Magazine) is to be an entrepreneur. I want to start and run my own business. This has been my dream since I was very young. My mother has run her own business for years. Seeing her ignited my passion. When I was in college, I took entrepreneurship classes which gave me a lot of perspective and ideas. I've bounced around with different ideas for a while. Finally, I am seeing an idea of mine come to life. I love marketing (that's why I do it everyday)....Read More
how social media can hurt your career

How Social Media Can Hurt Your Career

So, I recently posted about the benefits of social media and how helpful it can be to your career. I truly believe that if done right, social media can actually boost it! I mean, I am a marketing professional, so I'm a little biased. But, I have connected with great people on social media who have helped my blog become a business! Being engaged on social media has also helped show my expertise to employers. However, nothing can be entirely good. Social media can be damaging to your career if you use it incorrectly. I've seen it happen at my...Read More