Be Prepared… for your interview

Be Prepared… for your interview

Although the idea of needing to rehearse for an interview may seem kind of alien to some of us, this is often the best method for preparing for an interview. As with anything, practice makes perfect and interviews are no exceptions. There are many ways we can prepare for an interview: pressing our best suit, … Continue reading

Holy Hangover Batman!

Holy Hangover Batman!

  It is bound to happen at some point in your career that you will attend a company party where alcohol will be present. Assuming you are of legal drinking age you may even participate in the consumption of the alcohol in mention. I am not advocating getting drunk at a company function. Quite the … Continue reading

Everybody’s workin for the weekend!

Everybody’s workin for the weekend!

If you’re anything like us here at Cupcakes and Cover Letters you know that the weekends were designed for two things: rest and relaxation. Of course, not everyone cares to spend their glorious two days off sitting on the sofa and wearing pajamas while eating left-over Chinese takeout cold from the fridge. To these people, … Continue reading

Internships ≠ Golden Tickets

Internships ≠ Golden Tickets

A few months ago I gave a presentation to an upper level Restaurant and Hospitality Management class here at the University of Alabama. First of all, this was a HUGE honor for me since both of my degrees are not only from UA but also from the RHM program. I was really excited about sharing … Continue reading

Your Desk Isn’t Your Dorm

The transition from school to work can be quite difficult. Most of us enjoy the freedoms of college, the ability to work on our own schedule, and not being confined to a desk for extended periods of time. Entering the workforce may mean that our attitudes have to shift a little and we have to … Continue reading