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5 Ways to Be More Productive When Working From Home

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | October 21, 2018

In today’s work culture, more businesses are turning toward remote work and allowing their employees to work from home offices. This shift towards remote workers has increased employee satisfaction, freed up office space, and studies have shown that remote workers are more productive than office-based employees. One reason for this uptick in productivity is because…

How to Get the Most Out of Your PYP Membership

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | October 17, 2018

My one-year annual contract with Pittsburgh Young Professionals (PYP) is just about up. It’s made me think about the benefits of membership and if I should register for another year. Being a part of PYP has certainly been worth my time. But I also think it’s an organization where you get out of it what…

PYP Announces their new member benefit: The Small Business Scholarship

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | September 12, 2018

Pittsburgh Young Professionals is proud to announce the Small Business Sponsorship. This unique sponsorship was created to provide our members working for small companies and startups the opportunity to raise awareness of their brand across the Pittsburgh Young Professional’s Network. The Small Business selected to receive the award will receive the following items for 2018: Company’s…

How old is too old?

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | September 12, 2018

Reese Witherspoon regrammed a post from @therosepepper. The post is a picture of a sign saying “I’m 2 old 2 wonder if Kiki loves me. I’m still trying to find out if Annie’s ok.” I died laughing, then found myself aimlessly browsing through the comments where the hilarious @jmollard says, “still trying to convince ms…

Networking Is a Dirty Word

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | August 29, 2018

The word networking has a bad reputation, and I think most of us can understand why. If you’ve attended more than a dozen networking events, you’ve probably experienced what I call the “on-site seller.” Picture this… You walk into a swanky new downtown restaurant with the hopes of making meaningful connections. You sign in, receive…

5 Ways Young Professionals Can Make Their Resumes Stand Out

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | July 29, 2018

As we seek jobs and pursue careers, showing attention to detail can make or break an opportunity at a job. A poorly-executed resume can be a hindrance in the application process. But a well-formatted resume that is crafted to the job description at hand? That can be enough to get your foot in the door.…

PYP Announces 2018 Board of Directors

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | February 1, 2018

February 1, 2018 Pittsburgh Young Professionals Announce 30th Year Elected Positions The oldest young professional organization in the US begins its 30th year with a very accomplished executive board. PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Young Professionals (PYP) are proud to announce their 2018 Board Members. Morgan Whiteley, 28, will lead the over 550 member organization as president during this…

PYP Announces 15% Discount with Robert Morris University!

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | September 13, 2017

Dear Members,  We are excited to announce Robert Morris University has partnered with Pittsburgh Young Professionals to offer current PYP members a 15% tuition discount for online undergraduate degree programs, online graduate degree programs, and on ground graduate programs offered at the Moon campus.  Some restrictions apply. Contact RMU Admissions 412-397-5200 or visit the to learn more. Sincerely, …

Pittsburgh Young Professionals to Host ‘PYP Talks’ with Motivational Speaker Darren Miller

By Pittsburgh Young Professionals | March 20, 2017

Darren Miller believes that every breath in life is a gift. It is an opportunity to see what we are truly capable of achieving in our personal and professional lives. In 2013, Darren became the first open water swimmer to accomplish the ‘Oceans Seven’; a global collection of long distance, marathon swims, on all first…