From The Rock

How to dress professionally on a college student’s budget

By | June 13, 2018

    I think we all relate to this meme of the Grinch. At some point or another, we have all had difficulty figuring out what to wear, especially when it comes to dressing professionally as a college student. There are career fairs, PRSSA events and presentations where a college... Read More »

How to recruit and cultivate gifted female leaders

By | July 19, 2017

When I was younger, my mom would never let me watch movies like Sleeping Beauty or Snow White because the princess would always need to be kissed to be saved. I was actually quite frustrated by this as a child. I didn’t understand why we tirelessly watched Mulan, even though... Read More »

How to Understand an Introvert in the Workplace

By | November 13, 2015

I have been “blessed” with an introverted personality. While I thought ordinary situations were over-stimulating to me, moving to Memphis was a whole new experience that brought out all of my introverted qualities to an extreme. From a new city to a new workplace to all new co-workers, let’s just... Read More »

International PR experience – is it worth it?

By | October 14, 2020

In 2018, I interned at a social media and marketing agency in Shanghai. Many people (including my worried parents) questioned my reasoning for interning in a country so foreign to me, and I can now say that interning in one of the largest cities in the world was one of... Read More »

Keep your mind open and your chin up: Advice before entering college

By | July 03, 2014

Before you embark on the college journey, there are a few things that you need to be aware of. But, before I dive into my advice for incoming college freshmen, let me share a story about my college experience. After graduating high school, I was so incredibly sure of myself.... Read More »

Kelli’s Top 10 Memes

By | February 17, 2016

If you ask some of my co-workers at Obsidian, they would probably tell you I’ve got a lolcat for every occasion. But if I’m being honest, we all have a few choice memes that make their way around our office now and then. To celebrate Obsidian’s 10th anniversary, here are... Read More »

Kerri’s Top 10 “Elements” of Obsidian

By | February 12, 2016

Click on the image to enlarge. Here are a few of the things that I periodically think make us who we are! – Kerri ‪#‎PunIntended‬

Lauren’s Top 10 Times Our Team Had Tons of Fun

By | February 15, 2016

Part of my job as the culture ambassador is to plan meaningful team-building events where we all come together to simply have fun, give back through volunteering or take time to eat lunch at monthly potlucks. So, naturally, for my 10th anniversary social media takeover, I had to go with... Read More »

Let’s Do Lunch

By | November 10, 2016

It’s probably safe to assume that many of us enjoy taking our lunch break. This precious time of day not only fills the void left by an absent breakfast, but it also allows us to step away from the hustle and bustle of the office. We all need a quick... Read More »

Life after college: A few tips for adjusting to the ‘real world’

By | June 14, 2013

As a recent graduate of Louisiana State University, the transition from college life to the so-called real world has been a reality check. Thinking back to the past two weeks since graduation, I’ve discovered some of the realities that I’d like share with you about this life transition. One of... Read More »