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Glass Ceiling Breaker Profile: Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg  is an American businesswoman, and COO (chief operating officer) of Facebook since 2008. In June 2012, she was also elected to the board of directors by the existing board members, becoming the first woman to serve on its board. Before Facebook, Sandberg was Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google. She also was involved in launching Google’s philanthropic arm Google.org. … Continue reading

Advice Update – Inside Buzz

Lost in a sea of similar careers sites, all professing to be useful but actually only really providing the same generic morale boosting tips for that ever-evasive and frustrating job search? Looking for the lowdown on graduate employers, law firms and careers in consultancy or investment banking? Look no further. Inside Buzz provides access to downloadable insider … Continue reading

The Digital Age – Is Job Satisfaction Downloadable?

The crowd flowed over London Bridge – T. S Eliot, The Wasteland. One study found that office workers are fat, mental, and bored. Then, they self-medicate with booze and coffee. Do the math — we sleep eight hours and spend the rest sitting at work, in cars, on couches and toilets. Shouldn’t more nimble beasts be sautéing creatures this stagnant? – Steve Faktor, … Continue reading

Achievement update!

Hi everyone, We have now updated our Achievement page, so check out our profiles of Brita Fernandez Schmidt, the inspirational new Executive Director of Women for Women International, Duncan Jennings – entrepreneur and affiliate marketing extraordinaire and Safia Minney who turned her passion for creativity and affecting social change into the successful fair-trade fashion company … Continue reading

Tips and advice update!

Hi all, We have updated our advice page, and already have some great tips ready for you! Find advice the perfect cover letter and on how to get most from your LinkedIn account! Nervous about an interview? Don’t be, because here is how you are going to ace that case interview! Check back regularly for more … Continue reading

Check out our newest opportunities

“There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October” – Nathanial Hawthorne Hi all, Check out our updated list of opportunities for the month October here. Feeling a bit blue or stressed because summer has well and … Continue reading

“The riskiest thing you can do now, is be safe.”

Hi all, Check out this awesome link at venturebeat.com ! It gives you a list of the top 10 TEDtalks for startups. We’re sure it will help you along a little. It will definitely inspire you! Stay sharp, Ivy City Tribune     P.S. Keep checking our Opportunities page! It’s full of good ideas.

Social Media Networking: How to get the most from LinkedIn

 “Think of LinkedIn as the website that does for your career what Facebook did for your social life” – Barry Furby, social media recruitment specialist. Social media – everyone loves talking about it. With so many platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr to get your head around, why link up on LinkedIn too? LinkedIn … Continue reading

global platform for global citizens

“Instead of telling the world what you’re eating for breakfast, you can use social networking to do something that’s meaningful.” – Edward Norton Good morning, good afternoon and good evening to you all. This is the first post of the Ivy City Blog! As we draw to the end of 2012, and slowly creep towards … Continue reading