Simon Sinek on Millennials in the Workplace

Check out this clip from Simon Sinek on “Millennials in the Workplace”. Simon touches on the struggles millennials face due to their upbringing and the battle of dealing with workplace stresses. He focuses on how technology, social media addiction, and growing up with participation awards have affected an entire generation of the working population. Highly […]

Realistic 2018 New Years Resolutions for Young Professionals

New year, new me? Have you broken your new year resolutions yet? How many times have you promised yourself you would change in the new year but have broken your resolutions by February? We are all guilty breaking some resolutions but here are three that we are taking in 2018.   Speak Up More in […]

What to do when you have no Idea what you want to do — Musing of an Unamused

Not all experiences moving into adulthood and the working world are the same. Musing of an Unamused leads us through their perspective of What to do when you have no idea what you want to do. All article credits go to the blog Musing of an Unamused. The original post can be found here: What to do when you have […]

Profile: Kevin O’Finn

Name: Kevin O’Finn Position: CEO Company: HEADPHONES+ Fun fact about yourself: I enjoy kayaking on the weekends and love to travel. What drove you to get where you are? I was told by people that I wouldn’t be able to create something, that I would be unsuccessful. Their doubt only drove me to work harder. […]

Five Tips for Writing an Effective Press Release

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All article credits go to the Nouveau Professional click here to read the full post: Five tips for writing an effective press release (for students and emerging professionals). — the nouveau professional. SUMMARY: Read The Nouveau Professionals 5 tips for writing an effective press release. Keep your lead short and compelling… Avoid hype… Remember the inverted […]

Profile: Scott Asai

Name: Scott Asai Position: Owner Company: Growing Forward Academy Fun fact about yourself: Disneyland addict. My family aims to go weekly. Last year we went 49 times! Why have you chosen to do what you do: I worked at a test prep company for about a year managing 30 full-time tutors remotely. Being new to […]

Profile: Helena Gandra

Name: Helena Gandra Position: European Solidarity Corps – Communications and Advocacy trainee. Recently created my own fashion label. Company: European Volunteer Centre, Brussels, Belgium Fun fact about myself: I am totally crazy about football. Always good to break Stereotypes! Today I want to talk to you about why I think risk and curiosity are the key elements […]

Winter Office Wears

The Jacket The most useful jacket in a women’s wardrobe, is a beautifully fitted leather jacket. Pair it with a cute turtle neck, leather leggings, a little bootie and toss your best hand bag on and you’ve got yourself an edgy but chic winter office look. (Leather Jacket: Vero Moda, Blue Turtle Neck: Eileen Fisher, […]

2018 Travel Trends

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Looking to book your 2018 trips? Look no further! Marta has got the latest 2018 travel trends covered. Click below to read more: Here is what to expect in 2018 as per the latest Virtuoso Lux Report and other industry experts. Plenty of food for thought for fellow hoteliers to turn trends into packages. Skip […]

10 Tips for Surviving a Quarter-life Crisis

Remember the Golden Era? Yeah, you know which one I am talking about… the ‘Television Era’. Pre-2007, before Netflix began streaming. Remember how easy it was to decide what to watch? No? Let me take you back for a second: you are home alone, the remote clasped tightly in your hand, instinctively protecting it from […]

Never Too Much, Always Enough

Thank you to Hannah Wiser for letting us re-share her story. Follow Hannah as she over comes obstacles and finds confidence in the corporate world. Read the full version by clicking here! One of the hardest parts about being a young professional in the world of 8-5 corporate life is finding your own identity, and […]

Stop Sorting: Why Email Folders Have Got to Go!

I am always slightly envious when I see a near-empty desktop with folders left-justified and aligned. Or when I catch, out of the corner of my eye, an outlook with an empty inbox (does this even happen?). I personally have tried to organize my desktop and inbox on several occasions, but the habit never stuck. […]

About The Briefcase

The Briefcase’s mission is to share the experiences, work, and lifestyles of young professionals across the world. To succeed and grow, one must be willing to learn. Our hope if to fill this Briefcase with invaluable knowledge and experiences from the young professional community so you have that knowledge where ever you go. To accomplish […]

Opinion: Networking

Oftentimes as young professionals we connect with more experienced folks in our industry hoping to leverage their skills and expertise. We want a mentor. We want their insights on the work we are doing. Or we just want to further connect within our industry’s network. Now all of those things great, and will help you develop […]