Tis the Season for Fun and Family in Pittsburgh!

This holiday season is a bit different from the prior. While the 2020 season had been tempered by the pandemic, this season we are celebrating (with caution) a little more. So we here at PYP want to let you know some fun things to do in the ‘Burgh this season that’ll get you into the…

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SEO 101: What is SEO and How Does it Impact Your Business’s Website?

It is a common practice today for companies both large and small to have websites and e-commerce platforms. Often, young marketers, business owners, and entrepreneurs wonder why their sites aren’t doing as well as they had assumed they would, or they and wonder how to get more traffic. In today’s digital landscape, building a functional…

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PYP Gets Involved through Community Outreach

“PYP seeks to build trust in our community, and a great way to do this is by encouraging our members to donate their time to Pittsburgh volunteer opportunities and organizations. “ One of the primary focuses of PYP and the development of our organization is community involvement. We desire to create connections through volunteer work…

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Practicing Self-Care to Improve Your Mental Health

Work, family, finances, and other parts of your life can become overwhelming at times if you don’t take time out for self-care. This type of prolonged stress can negatively impact your mental health, leading to anxiety, depression, irritability, sleep problems, social isolation, and a number of other issues. Many of us don’t take time to care for…

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Top 5 Fraud Trends in 2021

In 2021, fraudsters have become more ingenuitive and sinister than in 2020. The onset of COVID-19 has given fraudsters more opportunities in all sectors from a proposed 90% rise in corporate fraud to unemployment fraud to debit and credit fraud. Below are the top 5 fraud trends that are projected to be prominent in 2021 and how you…

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PYP Celebrates Black History Month

In February we commemorate, and celebrate the contributions made to our nation by people of African descent through the recognition of Black History Month. Almost a century ago in 1926, Carter G. Woodson established a week devoted to the contributions of the black community. In 1976, in honor of our nation’s bicentennial, this was extended to an entire month.…

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PYP Interview: The Diversity & Inclusion Board Chair Derrick Maultsby, Jr.

Pittsburgh Young Professional’s (PYP) Public Relations Committee recently sat down with Derrick Maultsby, Jr., the board advisor for the newest PYP committee, Diversity & Inclusion, to discuss his accomplishments and goals for the future of PYP. Derrick is a Pittsburgh native, corporate lawyer, and co-founder of both the Pittsburgh Tech & Data Summit and Tech…

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5 Ways In 2021 To Market Yourself

Make a strategy: stick with it! Starting the new year off right means creating a marketing strategy. Step one is deciding where you want to go from where you are. Do you want to find a new position? Move up in your company? Get that new year raise? No matter what your goal is, a…

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Goal Setting for the New Year

When it comes to setting personal goals, be they career, financial, personal, it helps to understand three basic things: Who am I? Why am I here? What matters most and what matters least? Who Am I?  In medieval times, nobility brandished a coat-of-arms.  Originating to establish identification on the battlefield, they evolved to symbolize connections…

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Ring in 2020 with New Networking Trends

I have to admit that when I chat about PYP to non-members, they seem surprised when discussing the community I have grown and the friends I have accrued. I cherish my PYP community and many of them have become personal friends that blossomed from simply attempting to build my occupational network.   A lot of young…

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