4 Social Media Dos and Don’ts For Young Professionals

If you’re like most Gen Zs, you probably spend at least a few hours a day on social media. (18 to 24-year-olds spend an average of 45+ minutes a day on TikTok alone.)

While you may have been brought up a digital native and sharing on social media is second nature, there are some new things to consider when putting yourself out there as a business professional. The line between what’s appropriate to share socially with family and friends and what is okay for the workplace can sometimes be blurred in today’s world.

To help clear things up a bit, we put together some general rules of thumb you can apply to your social media activity (to be used alongside your best judgment of course).

What to Include in Your Professional Email Signature

You may not spend much time thinking about how to end your email correspondence, other than maybe adding a closing (“Thanks!”) with your name. But given how much we rely on email to communicate both personally and professionally, a naked email signature can be a missed opportunity.

Read on to learn why the bottom of your emails can be valuable space to promote and elevate your personal brand, and what information you might want to include in your signature.

Filing Your First Tax Return? Here’s What to Know

As Benjamin Franklin said, nothing in this world is certain except death and taxes. While the former is hopefully many, many years away for you yet, you can be sure that when it comes to taxes, Uncle Sam will come knocking each and every year to make sure you’ve paid your fair share.

Tax time can be confusing though, even for people who have been paying taxes for decades. Tax laws change nearly every year, and the methods for filing evolve with new technologies and rules. If you’re just starting out in your career or are a student filing taxes on your own for the first time, it can be especially intimidating.  

If you live in the U.S., your federal income tax return will be due sometime in mid-April, and your state income tax will be due around the same time (depending on your state). Read on for some high-level information and resources to help you prepare for tax season.

Hospitality and Customer Service with Alec Dalton

Is the customer always right? Take a deep dive into the world of hospitality and customer service with co-founder of the Hospitality Leadership Academy, Alec Dalton. Listen to him speak to how COVID affected the hotel business, his time working with the Disney organization, and his tips on how to create great customer experiences by building relationships between the customer and the brand.