For my first post in the Interview Quick Question series, we’ll work through the standard strengths and weaknesses question. Chances are if you’ve ever interviewed for a job you’ve been asked this question. You absolutely need an answer to this prepared and in your arsenal. One thing I want to preface this with is that these answers need to come…
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Life Update: I Have a New Job
I got a new job! 2 weeks ago I started my new role as a Staff Accountant for Upward Projects. If you've been to Arizona, Colorado, or Texas you may have eaten at one of their restaurants (Postino, Joyride, Federal Pizza, Windsor, and Churn). This restaurant group has been a staple in my life since college. Shaun and I even…
How I Prepare for my Annual Performance Review
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.
Introducing the “Quick Questions” Series with 5 Interview Tips
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…
Excel Bootcamp: VLOOKUPS
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.
It’s Okay to Let Yourself Take a Break
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.
Myers-Briggs: 4 Letters that Can Change Your Team
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.
Sam’s Super Secret Skin Scrub
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,
Excel Bootcamp: Fab Five Functions
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.
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.