My Junior League Story

I recently was appointed to the position of Membership Development Chair for the Junior League of Sioux Falls for the upcoming year. I’m so excited about my role because I have such a passion for the organization and their commitment to the community and developing the potential of women. I was made aware of the Junior League…

The Skimm

A good friend told me about “The Skimm” when we were chatting about ways we get the news. The discussion revolved around the premise that, as far as news is concerned, it’s not same-old, same-old. Now more than ever people are getting their news digitally, which brings us back to “The Skimm.” “The Skimm” is…

Meta Women’s Network Spotlight

I started as the Marketing Coordinator at Meta on November 9, 2015. I was drawn to Meta by  our humanitarian mission and reputation as a community bank. Meta has given me the opportunity to be a part of an amazing team and work alongside some of the best in the industry.  Before Meta, I worked…

What I’ve learned from the Strength Development Inventory

Upon the commencement of one’s new position at MetaBank, the Learning & Development department has you take the SDI assessment. From their website, the Strength Deployment Inventory “helps people understand themselves by helping them understand the motives that drive their behaviors. It also helps them understand the motives that drive the behaviors of others. By increasing self-awareness…

Dos and Don’ts of the “Headshot”

While scrolling through my LinkedIn connections, it doesn’t take me long to find a profile picture that makes me wince. The problem has been getting worse and worse in the age of selfies, which prompted my post. Here are some general dos and don’ts of taking headshots for LinkedIn. Don’t: Take the photo yourself–Whether from…

#thehashtag

I’m not a social media expert, but it is my opinion that the hashtag is wildly misused. Agree or disagree? To put it simply, a hash tag is simply a way for people to search for a common topic and to begin a conversation. It’s a way to link tweets or posts by topic. A…