Haiyan, discussed how empowerment is critical to managing student finances.
Finishing up school can be both exciting and scary. It is a celebration of years of learning, studying and plain old hard work. It is also the entrance into the ever-changing world of work. With youth unemployment rate at 11%, this can be daunting. From side hustle to precariousness to endless job applications, figuring out the best way to build a career is like a challenging maze at best.
I spoke to Dianne about student success strategies, common pitfalls and the breadth of resources available to support students in career planning and am sharing her insights below.
In interviewing Alyssa, she discusses the importance of self-advocacy in success. She says, “In some of our greatest struggles, we find our greatest strengths”. Advocating for ourselves can help us find those greatest strengths.
Here are 5 easy steps that can help you flex your self-advocacy muscles and make progress towards your goals.
The World Economic Forum predicts that it will take 170 years for economic parity to be achieved. What are our plans to close the gender wage gap in under 170 years?? In the spirit of meaningful progress, I have highlighted three meaningful actions most individuals within an organization we can take to advance the issue.
We’ve all seen the numbers - the housing market is racing forward as incomes are left in the dust with little to no growth and an increase in precarious work. A member of my Strive group recently asked for some insights on how to get into the housing market. I thought back to the many Strive interviews I have conducted as well as my experiences and pulled together a top 6 list that may be helpful if you are in the process of trying to make that leap.