How to Change Careers and Defy Naysayers

Pink Flare Dress and Leopard Dress

Pink Flare Dress (on sale for $48!) / Leopard Clutch (affordable version here) / Timex ‘Peyton’ Watch (c/o) / Gold Cuffs / Ankle Strap Heels / Laura Gellar Lipstick in ‘Central Park Spice’

It’s been a while since I’ve chatted about anything career related, but I recently answered a reader’s question via email and thought I would share what I wrote here with you. A few months ago, I wrote about why/how I switched career industries three times. I feel incredibly lucky that with each opportunity, someone took a chance on me instead of questioning why I was looking to make a change in the first place. Unfortunately, not all employers are that open to different perspectives and experiences. Here’s how to dispel the naysayers.

What’s Your Weekend Personality?

Skirt The Rules / Off the Shoulder Bell Sleeve Dress

Banana Republic Swiss Dot Off the Shoulder Dress (c/o) (40%!) / Tassel Pendant NecklaceLaser Cut Clutch / Gold Cuff (c/o) / Block Heel Sandal / Laura Gellar Lipstick in ‘Central Park Spice’ (c/o)

Sometimes I feel like there should be a day between Saturday and Sunday. And by sometimes, I mean always.

Tips for Surviving Your First Month of a New Job

Skirt The Rules / Blue Printed Shirtdress

Printed Dress (wearing XSP) / Crossbody Bag (only $38!) / Ankle Strap Heels / NARS matte lip pencil in ‘Mysterious Red’

The other day, someone mentioned that I had been at my new job for a month now and it took me by surprise. With all of the new information I’ve absorbing and everything I have yet to learn, it still feels like I’m on week one. They say time flies, so I thought I’d share what I’ve been doing to acclimate to the new gig.