What Happens When You Go Off the Grid?

Just imagine it. A world without social media. A world where no one but your closest friends know what you’re up to. A world where you don’t post what you’re eating for dinner. A world where you don’t compete for the number of likes on your pictures. Just imagine it.…

#FridayFive: Five Things to Consider When Starting A New Job

I’ve had quite a few first days on the job with my past internships, jobs and placements. The first day is always the worst, most nerve-wrecking and awkward of them all, but I always think, once the first week is over, I’ll start settling in and by month three I…

Why You Need to Think About Your Personal Brand

We all know what a brand is and when thinking about brands, the first few that come to mind are Apple, Coca Cola and even Cadbury’s. We’d recognise their logo anywhere, their font and even their colour-scheme. But branding no longer solely belongs to companies on the stock exchange and…

#FridayFive: Five Ways to Build a Personal Brand

Not too long ago, the term ‘brand’ used to relate to businesses. Nowadays, each of us as individuals, are our own brand. We put ourselves out there on the web, on social media and let everyone see who we really are; our interests, our friends, our daily lives and where…

A Recap of the #AskOrlagh Twitter Chat

In case you missed the Twitter Q&A with me last Tuesday, I thought I’d put some of the main questions here along with my answers plus a little more detail. No 140 character count here, that’s for sure. The Twitter chat was focused on blogging, university, placements, careers and personal…