Tag: Career Advice

First Female Firefighter Off To Bright Start

Vineland’s First Female Career Firefighter Off To Bright Start By Eric Conklin When Kaylynn Low chose wearing fire gear over holding hair salon scissors, little did she know she would make history in the city. Low is Vineland’s first female career firefighter. “I think (firefighting) is thrilling,” the 26-year-old Vineland woman said outside City Hall on her first day on…

5 Expert Financial Tips for Black Women

5 Expert Financial Tips for Black Women By Bridgette Bartlett Royall As Black women, we work hard for our money. But does our money always work hard for us? Follow these 5 tips to be financially free. We checked in with personal finance expert Patrice Washington for her professional yet practical advice on helping Black women not only get more…

Business Startup Tip for Women: Stay Focused

Business Startup Tip for Women: Stay Focused By Amy Lindgren Today’s business startup column covers a topic of importance to every entrepreneur, but especially so for women: Staying focused, and not giving away time to non-startup activities. Ready? We’ll start with a quiz: Which is more important when starting a business, funding, or the owner’s time? You already know the…

Brain Fog? Why You’re Struggling and How to Beat It

Brain Fog? Why You’re Struggling and How to Beat It By Vicky McKeever If you’ve struggled to think clearly during the coronavirus pandemic, you could be experiencing “brain fog” – and one neuroscientist has explained how to beat it. “Brain fog is a collection of symptoms which give rise to loss of mental clarity or foggy thinking,” Sabina Brennan wrote…