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3 Tedious Tasks All Young Business Visionaries Should Delegate

By Public Relations | June 15, 2021

Photo: Pexels When it comes to running a small business, most young professionals tend to fall into one of two categories: “detail” people or “big-picture” people. Both are critical to keeping the world’s businesses functioning and thriving. Recognizing which category you most identify with can help you understand and overcome your weak areas, making you…

Explore Pittsburgh in 2021

By Public Relations | June 1, 2021

Pittsburgh is easing out of quarantine and opening up to new events and festivals. Now that vaccinations are more easily available and restrictions are easing, there is a lineup of fun things happening “dahntahn”. To get into the summer fun spirit, we are listing off 5 below: Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts FestivalJune 4-13, 2021…

Trending Vacation Ideas for 2021

By Public Relations | May 18, 2021

Post pandemic, everyone is taking a big breath. Even though offices are becoming obsolete, the hustle and bustle of working from home can lead to burnout. While resistance may seem futile, we all still need a little downtime. Thankfully traveling restrictions are lifting and so are our spirits with some new options for vacations.  However,…

PYP Interview: 2020 PYP Scholarship Winner Katie Winter

By Public Relations | May 4, 2021

Pittsburgh Young Professional’s (PYP) Public Relations Committee recently sat down with Katie Winter, the 2020 PYP scholarship winner to discuss how our scholarship has helped her accomplish her goals and shaped her future. Katie Winters has a dual undergraduate degree from Carlow University in accounting and art, with a concentration in art history. She then…

How to Smoothly Transition Back to the Office

By Public Relations | April 20, 2021

The past 12 months have brought a whirlwind of changes. 2020 was a year of new rules, new situations, and new normals. Likewise, 2021 is a year of slow, but steady transitioning back to our lives pre-March 2020 and the “new normal”. Some of us are transitioning back to work in the office, whether we…

4 Tips for Paying Down Student Debt

By Public Relations | April 6, 2021

If you’re very invested in achieving a higher education, but may not have the financial backing to support that in the given moment, student loans can be very beneficial. For those of us that have student debt, we know that although it can help us achieve our goals, in the end, you still have to…

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

By andocia | March 30, 2021

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…

PYP Gets Involved through Community Outreach

By andocia | March 23, 2021

“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…

Practicing Self-Care to Improve Your Mental Health

By andocia | March 16, 2021

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…

Top 5 Fraud Trends in 2021

By andocia | March 16, 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…