What do you want to do for a living?

Wendy Parkulo, group sales manager at the Pittsburgh Opera

How one entrepreneur approached this universal question in pursuit of thriving We love telling our members’ stories about their unique professional journeys. This is part one of a two-part series featuring Claire Baer, an entrepreneur and the professional development advisor for the PYP Board of Directors. As the bartender in my hometown’s favorite restaurant, one…

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When does the work get done?

To set up for the question “When does the work get done?” I need to set two scenes. SCENE 1 About a month ago, I sat working in my guest room with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s senate testimony playing in the background. At the same time, news of Russian attacks on Ukraine cut in and…

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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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