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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 Pittsburgh Young Professionals | 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 Pittsburgh Young Professionals | 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 Pittsburgh Young Professionals | 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 Pittsburgh Young Professionals | 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…

PYP Celebrates Black History Month

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | February 26, 2021

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.…

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

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | February 16, 2021

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…

5 Ways In 2021 To Market Yourself

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | January 19, 2021

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…