It's that time of year again. It's time to sit in front of our managers and hope we've at least met their expectations for the year. Performance reviews always give me a ton of anxiety as I'm a bit of a high achiever. If I'm not the best I feel like I'm failing. What helps soothe my nerves leading up…
Last year I walked you through a slide show on my 2020 New Year's Resolutions. I started 2020 with optimism and drive to accomplish everything I listed. Then the world shut down and blew up my whole plan. Lesson learned. This year my resolutions are (hopefully) pandemic and apocalypse-proof.
I've been very fortunate to have had the opportunity to participate in multiple interview processes throughout the past year. I can tell you that being on the interviewer's side has significantly changed my perspective on how I should answer the questions asked. That's why I'm going to start my "Quick Questions" series where I'll work through some of the most…
For all you beginner Excel babes looking to move up a level, Vlookups are a great way to do that. Every job interview I've done has asked if I knew how to use this function and it wasn't until I started doing them at my current job that I really understood what I was doing.
I just wanted to check in and give you all an update about what's going on in my life. You may not have noticed, but I've been off my standard post schedule recently. I try to post every Wednesday and Saturday, but I've found myself to be less inspired lately. Basically, I need a mental break.
If you're interested in self-help or personal development, it's very likely that you've taken a version of the Myers-Briggs personality assessment/type indicator at some point in your life.
So maybe it isn't a secret, but I definitely didn't know how he made it before today. For those of you that don't know, Sam and I have been friends since high school and now live together. He and I have two major things in common,
As an accountant, I am basically married to Excel. But my love of Excel doesn't stop at my career. I am an avid planner and Excel/Google Sheets has been a lifesaver when it comes to vacations, party-planning, and moves.
At this moment, I am in my 12th week straight of working from home. Before COVID-19, I was working from home fairly regularly but never to this extent. There were some ups and downs, but I feel like I really hit my stride and now I'd be happy to work from home forever
A key lesson that I've learned in the past 2 years in my career is the importance of viewing yourself as a company, specifically a company with a brand that you need to promote and sell. This is where your "personal brand" comes in. A personal brand is basically a summary of who you are and who you aim to…
I'm Kristin, a lover of anything related to learning and development. I'm a full-time Accountant based in sunny Phoenix, AZ. Promotions & Prosecco is a diary of my self growth journey and the delicious food and drinks I enjoy along the way.