Author: Katy Smith

How to Be Productive When You Work from Home

Working from home. For some, these words bring to mind pajamas, fuzzy socks, and uninterrupted hours of productivity from the comfort of one’s bed. But the reality can be dishes, laundry, Netflix, and running errands before getting home and realizing you haven’t accomplished a single work task. As technology continues to advance, more and more […]

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Résumé Tips for Every Stage of Your Career

No matter whether you’re a new grad or a top executive, applying for jobs can be stressful. You only have a few seconds to make an excellent impression with your résumé. It’s understandable if you find yourself with writer’s block! Résumé Tips for Every Career Stage Two Rules for Every Résumé As you’ll see, your […]

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How to Live on a Tight College Student Budget

Let’s face it — thinking about a budget during college is hard. From the textbooks and tuition to housing, and oh yeah, basic things like eating, the costs add up. Not to mention, college students generally live on income from a part-time job, work study, or student loans. But the financial decisions made in college […]

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My Adventure of Learning: Top 3 Sessions from Litmus Live

Last month I had the opportunity to attend a Litmus Live conference for the first time in San Francisco. I was even lucky enough to have two of my favorite designers, Alexa and Nelly, join me on this adventure of learning. From strategy to design, this conference had something for everyone. The first day had […]

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Keepin’ It (Your Work) Fresh: The Art of Not Getting Stale in Graphic Design

“Think outside the box,” they say. “I want it the same but different,” they say. As a graphic designer, these are words that usually precede a headache, caffeine overdose, and a lot of angry typing, but the more and more I hear them, the more they become fuel for me to push myself. Finding a […]

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