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Young Professionals

Charlotte Is Just... Bizarre

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.19.2014 | Travel

Lately, it seems like Charlotte is topping the list of just about everything. While it is a great place for young professionals and anyone in banking...

4 Irresistable Draws to Happy Hour

Uloop | Posted 04.08.2014 | College

There are four great aspects to happy hour that are making this activity into an all-time favorite and might allow it to surpass the traditional night out.

HBCU Launches Effort to Connect & Mobilize Millennial Alumni

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

The first degree-granting historically black university in America, once known as the black Princeton, is aiming to harness its millennial alumni in order to generate more activism and create a network of change agents.

RANKED: The Best Cities For Millennials

Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The best city for a millennial is a weird one. A new ranking released Thursday from Vocativ picked the 35 Best Cities for People Under 35. It incl...

'I Conquered Breast Cancer at 30'

Samantha Golkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Samantha Golkin

With five little words, my doctor confirmed what I had always feared, but what I had prepared myself to hear. At 30 years old (and exactly three months before my wedding), I was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Sitcoms Lied to Us (Sort of)

Danielle Sinay | Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy
Danielle Sinay

I am a twenty-something aspiring "young professional" living in New York City. I squat in the same bar with my only three friends, legitimately look forward to happy hour and have an annoying off and on again best friend/ex-boyfriend who coincidentally lives down the street. Does this plot sound familiar?

San Francisco: Where Age Is Just a Number

Lewis Krell | Posted 09.21.2013 | San Francisco
Lewis Krell

Many things will change during your time here but the one thing that will remain constant is that at no point will anyone ask you 'how old are you?' but rather 'how long have you lived here?'

25 Things Every Young Professional Should Know by Age 25

Danny Rubin | Posted 07.14.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

You're halfway through the most formative decade of your life. You don't need all the answers, but you must keep asking questions. Start with this one: what's something new that I can learn right now?

Top 10 Must-Have Apps for Recent College Grads

Mishri Bhatia | Posted 07.07.2013 | College
Mishri Bhatia

Here's a list of the best apps to ease the transition from student to young professional. From managing budgets, to finding hot spots in a new city and keeping in touch with friends, there are several apps out there to help make life a bit easier.

The 4 Essential Steps for the Perfect Networking Meeting

Danny Rubin | Posted 06.30.2013 | College
Danny Rubin

It's without a doubt the most expensive cup of coffee ever ordered. As of this writing, someone has agreed to pay $600,000 to share coffee with Apple...

Calling All Professionals: Don't Tweet Whatever Is On Your Mind!

Scott B. Piekarsky | Posted 04.26.2013 | Media
Scott B. Piekarsky

What truly amazes me, or maybe amuses me, is the proclivity of licensed and regulated professionals to spill their guts on Facebook, Twitter and elsewhere not considering what the ultimate consequences may be.

Shirt Off My Back Campaign (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 04.16.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

The idea of showing some skin and baring all is not the first thing that comes to mind when approaching a community challenge like homelessness. The S...

A Life Lesson: Protect What You Value

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business
Megan K. McAvoy

Consider why you work. The common answers to this question are: current consumption, future consumption (retirement), and pride that you get from your career. Our income is our greatest asset, but have you considered what would happen if one day you could no longer go to work?

John Celock

'The National GOP Is A Mess' | John Celock | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A national moderate Republican leader is urging fellow party members to stop donations to the Republican National Committee until their ...

'The View' Needs a New Perspective

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 02.12.2013 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

I was reminded of how out-of-touch these shows might actually be when Barbara, the host and creator of "The View," posed questions to both Chris Christie and Kim Kardashian that only a grandma or great aunt could get away with asking.

Why Young Professionals Need Mentors for Success

Ilya Pozin | Posted 10.30.2012 | Small Business
Ilya Pozin

Recent graduates keeping their heads above water in a discouraging job market certainly owe their success to determination and hard work, but also to mentors they've encountered along their journeys.

Nate Willis

States Hunting For Young Blood | Nate Willis | Posted 06.29.2012 | Politics

College students, beware! The National Conference of State Legislatures is coming for you. With a recent survey showing that very few state legisl...

New Dating Site for Africans Provides Worldwide Meetups

Lande Yoosuf | Posted 07.04.2012 | Black Voices
Lande Yoosuf

I caught up with Tunde, one of two founders of a new invite-only dating site for Africans, If you're a professional of African descent, this website is perfect for meeting like-minded professionals in your local area or abroad.

The Fine Line

Alexa Gorman | Posted 05.08.2012 | College
Alexa Gorman

As a journalism student, I've been thinking about the fine line between the professional world and what I like to call the goof-ball world.

Networking Faith: How Professional Growth Can Change The Image Of Muslims Americans

Benish Shah | Posted 04.29.2012 | Religion
Benish Shah

These networks of professionals are the moderate voices that everyone seems to be looking for, but they aren't defending or criticizing. They are simply doing what other Americans do everyday: leading by example and raising the bar.

The 10 Companies Young People Want To Work For Most

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The employer branding firm, Universum, recently asked young professionals for their thoughts on America's employers including which they'd most like t...

How to Navigate the Quarter-Life Crisis

Tyler Mahoney | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Tyler Mahoney

How does one last through months of uncertainty, depression and the occasional pangs of chest-crushing anxiety? The following survival techniques helped me through my quarter-life crisis.

A Tribute to Women in Service

Nancy Mahon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nancy Mahon

As our country's future business leaders, it is incumbent upon students and young professionals to prioritize and value community service in their personal lives and throughout their professional career.

"Y" Volunteer? The Benefits of Volunteering for Young Professionals

Margot Pritzker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Margot Pritzker

Through my own experiences with volunteering I've noticed that now, more than ever, there is a growing number of young professionals -- Generation Y and beyond -- taking time to volunteer as well.

An Interview With a Young Historian

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

An interview with a current law school student who was a history major in college. Part of an ongoing series of young professionals in different fields.