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YP Perspective: The Four Apps that Can Save Your Career

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, August 27, 2014
As young professionals in the digital age, there are certain perks that come with growing up with the awesome technologies at the tip of our fingers. Among the services and entertainment that Uber, Yelp and SnapChat offer us at the touch of the ...

YP Perspective: The Enigma of Email

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, August 13, 2014
I have found that you either love or hate emails. Personally, I love them for the simple fact that you can either shoot off a quick, simple message or a more detailed message with specific directions, yet everyone is informed of the same ...

YP Perspective: 2 Lessons I Learned After 2 Years in the Real World

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Don’t let the title fool you, there are pleeeeeenty of lessons to be learned after you graduate and become one of the millions of hardworking Americans who are fortunate enough to be employed. Statements like “Don’t say no to a ...

YP Perspective: The Inevitable Changes of Life

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Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, July 16, 2014
PULSE Young Professionals are from the ages of 22 to 39. During this time in one’s life, quite a bit can change - often very quickly and sometimes unexpectedly. I myself am 27 years old and have experienced first-hand this huge shift from ...

YP Perspective: Why You Should Hire an Intern or Two

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Why are internships important? As young professionals already established in the “real world”, we’ve heard plenty of reasons from past college professors, counselors, speakers, and maybe even our parents, as to why accepting mostly ...

YP Perspective on Networking: How to make the most out of it.

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Networking events. Free appetizers, usually free alcohol, and a fun excuse to leave the office a little early. But as relaxing as they can be after a long day’s work, networking events can also be daunting and intimidating if you don’t ...

YP Perspective: Working Mom-To-Be

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Admittedly, this post is more for the ladies. Still, if you are a working dad-to-be, it’s definitely worth a read. As a new parent or parent-to-be, I know you’re absorbing as much information as you possibly can in preparation for the ...

Young Professional Perspective: Get a Life!

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Thursday, May 15, 2014
How to Achieve Work/Life Balance Young professionals often times are the ones who rarely achieve a work/life balance because of goals or an impression we are trying to make. In today’s workplace, young professionals are working harder to move ...

Young Professional Perspective: "Intuition: Trust your Gut, Re-Train your Mind"

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Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, April 22, 2014
As entrepreneurs, managers and young professionals in general, we read up on market research, headlines and social media trends. We look at our competitors to see what strategies they are using and which are most effective. Still, there is one ...

Young Professional Perspective - PET PEEVES: Have you seen my stapler?

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Pet peeves. Everyone has them and is annoyed by someone who causes them. But have you thought about how it serves as an impression and reflects on you as a person? When you bring a diverse group of people together, on a daily basis, with normal ...

Young Professional Perspective: House of Cards & Personal Brand

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Those that have watched Netflix’s hit show House of Cards can understand why the show’s title is perfect. The lead character, Frank Underwood, plays puppet-master by manipulating powerful people with indifference to breaking U.S. law ...

A Young Professional's Perspective: The Importance of Connecting IRL

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, March 10, 2014
The internet can suck you in, can’t it? Our online interactions through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin are increasingly common and captivating. It has become the norm to connect with friends, coworkers, ...

Why Diversity Initiatives Matter to Young Professionals

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, February 26, 2014
As chair of one of PULSE’s newest committees, I find myself struggling with the articulation of why Capacity exists. I know it inherently – it is part of who I am, how I am built, embedded in how I was raised and now a priority on how I ...

YP: "First Impressions Are Everything"

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Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Did you just start a new job? This month’s blog contains a few tips on how to orient yourself to your new workplace. Sometimes coming in to a new environment, with new colleagues, can be somewhat of a stressful situation. The good news? ...

Young Professionals Can Benefit from Senior Co-workers

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Thursday, January 23, 2014
Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers...these are all terms we hear about in the workplace, but we do not always fully understand how our generation affects our work ethic, opinions, and even trust in other colleagues. The workplace is a melting ...

PULSE takes its next step

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Tuesday, October 8, 2013
In the past eight years, PULSE has grown and evolved into one of the largest and most successful young professional groups in all of South Carolina. We have produced numerous leaders for the community and created numerous successful events.While ...
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