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What do you want to do for a living?

By Claire Baer | May 19, 2022

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…

Key Points for Negotiating a New Employment Offer

By Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business | May 19, 2022

Knowing what to do during job contract negotiations is critical, and here are six key points to help you review and discuss a new offer.

What does the Pittsburgh arts scene have to offer you?

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | May 5, 2022

With Wendy Parkulo Pittsburgh has a bustling fine arts scene and a rich cultural district downtown. We asked Pittsburgh Opera Group Sales Manager and PYP member Wendy Parkulo why young professionals, or anyone today, would want to explore the local art scene for themselves.   Parkulo recently helped coordinate a PYP outing to see “Carmen” at…

Thinking of Joining the Great Resignation? Put Corporate Culture at the top of your Wish List

By Katie Bennett, M.Ed. | April 28, 2022

A record 4.5 million workers quit their jobs in November 2021, the U.S. Labor Department reported in early January. This newest record comes at the end of a year that saw abnormally high numbers of employees putting in their two weeks’ notice to pursue other opportunities. These startling statistics are evidence of what the media…

When does the work get done?

By Jon O’Connell | April 21, 2022

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…

Tis the Season for Fun and Family in Pittsburgh!

By andocia | December 7, 2021

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…

Halloween in Pittsburgh: Best Haunts in 2021

By Public Relations | October 5, 2021

Looking to get out and about this Halloween? Whether you’re new to Pittsburgh or just missed out last year, here are some haunting and hip things happening in Pittsburgh. An Evening in Haunted PittsburghThursday, October 7, 2021Interested in the dark side of the Pittsburgh? Book a haunted tour at the Bethel Park Public Library where…

5 Hidden Gems Outside of Pittsburgh: Winery Edition

By Public Relations | September 7, 2021

Looking for something other than fine dining? Perhaps a little wining? Well, fall is almost here and the wineries are all the rage. Throw on your coziest sweaters and head to these wineries before they close for the season! Wooden Door Winery – Allegheny Township/Vandergrift With two locations, you can double the fun! Both Wooden…

5 More Hidden Gems Outside of Pittsburgh

By Public Relations | August 3, 2021

Pittsburgh Young Professionals is here to get you the latest and greatest spots to hang out and relax. This week we are covering 5 more hidden gems just outside of Pittsburgh, but focusing on breweries. So get out, get a brew, and get to relaxing! Full Pint – Warrendale You may recognize this name, as…

5 Hidden Gems Just Outside of Pittsburgh

By Public Relations | July 20, 2021

Looking to switch it up for date night or want to get out of the city for a day? Are you itching to get out of your house or wanting some adventure? Then look no further! We all know Pittsburgh has tons of food options (it was named one of the top foodie cities in…