Broken Crayons Still Color

What the heck does broken crayons still color mean to me? What does it mean to you? I'm sure that you've read this quote before or heard someone mention it in passing. Broken crayons still color means in-spite of everything that a person has done or been through they still have purpose and value. How powerful is that?

LinkedIn Dos and Don'ts for New Users

LinkedIn is one the most powerful and meaningful social networks to-date. irst and foremost, LinkedIn is the second place most employers look for job candidates before posting open positions. (1st place: Network.) Most open positions never get posted online because recruiters and employers alike use their networks to find potential candidates. The point is to use LinkedIn to build upon your physical network. Make it a point to connect with friends, colleagues, past employers and mentors.

The Real Reason I Took Crazy Time Off

In the famous words of Auntie Bey, "I took some time to live my life." It's been a few weeks since I published my last blog post and so so so much has happened. Rest is good for the soul and love makes life better. Don’t miss out happiness trying to achieve perfection.

LifestyleJasmine Cooper
Outfit Advice to the Girl Who Hates Interviews

First things first, what are you going to wear? Be modest AKA no cleavage or short hemlines. I always say play it safe with a little personality during your first interview. Let your resume and personality do all of the work. Don't worry sis, once you get the job you can slay every single day.

CareerJasmine Cooper
What It Means to be Kansas City MADE

I'm a Kansas City girl through and through. There isn't another city quite like my hometown. We're best known for our BBQ, fountains and dare I say crime rate. Yikes. But to me... KC is home and always will be. But what it really means to be Kansas City MADE to me is to be humble at heart with big city dreams.

StyleJasmine Cooper
7 Ways You Can Use Your LinkedIn Profile in 2017

Sis, stop playing and add all of your old professors on LinkedIn. Professors know the industry and are often connected to industry professionals near and far. Adding old colleagues and professors opens you up to their network without you having to say much. Someone might consider you for a position just based on the mere fact that you're connected to one of their fav college professors.

Social, CareerJasmine Cooper