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Cally Martin

Callan is a social media loving, blog writing, event planning freelancer who believes in the power of the oxford comma. Originally from America’s high-five (Michigan), she’s been in Austin since 2015 and doesn’t plan on moving anytime soon. When not attached to WiFi, she can be found running around the lake or drinking mimosas at brunch.

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Save Your Work Drama for Your Mama

By Cally Martin / September 9, 2016

Seriously, your mom is the only one that cares anymore.   We get it. You had a bad day, long week or month, but so did your sister, neighbor, and the Starbucks barista who gave you your PSL (pumpkin-spiced latte for all of the non-basic b*itches out there) this morning.   Find me someone who […]

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Interns Say the Darndest Things

By Cally Martin / August 19, 2016

A majority of college seniors are required to have at least a semester of internship hours. The experience of an internship is invaluable. It offers a window into the working world and you get first-hand insight into a company and industry. It truly is an ideal learning experience.   But when the time comes where […]

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15 Things You Wish You Knew During Your First Job Search

By Cally Martin / August 17, 2016

Everyone talks about how awful job searching is. If you’ve been there (or are currently there) you understand exactly how terrible it can be. What no one tells you are the gritty details you wish you had known. So I asked some of our staffers (a.k.a. our local career experts), “What is one piece of advice […]

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5 Things Nobody Tells You at Your First ‘Real’ Job

By Cally Martin / August 17, 2016

The realest thing many people told me; though, at the time, I thought they were joking was “stay in school for as long as you can.” I can’t tell you how many times in the last five years (since graduation) I have wanted to go back and stay for another semester, or year.   Adulthood […]

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3 Communication Missteps You Can Fix Right Now

By Cally Martin / August 17, 2016

Communication is the key to literally everything. Okay, not everything, but a lot of problems come from a lack of communication and those same problems could be avoided with proper communication before it becomes a misunderstanding.   Connecting with team members is crucial to the success of communication. Having the ability to work through problems […]

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We All Have Dreams, Sometimes They're Hashtags

By Cally Martin / August 12, 2016

You know those days where you forget about all your financial responsibilities and quit your job a thousand times over in your head? You’re not alone. We’ve all done it.   Well here is your chance to tell everyone why: in five words. The “#QuitYourJobInFiveWords” (Alternately #QuitYourJobsIn5Words) has been trending on Twitter for a few […]

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How to be Confident and Ask for What you Need to do your Job

By Cally Martin / August 1, 2016

Resources are limited in every company and in start-ups there can be a complete void. I wear many hats here at Jobs2Careers, but the one thing I can say about lacking resources – it’s not always because they are unavailable or too expensive. It might be because no one has ever asked.   After many […]

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Just How Busy Are You, Really?

By Cally Martin / July 19, 2016

Or are you just addicted to the feeling of being busy?   In a world where technology makes it simple to work outside of the office, it seems like everyone is constantly working. Parks, coffee shops, restaurants...full of people furiously tapping away on their laptops. It makes me question whether, in this wired generation, are […]

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11 Things About Your Job That You Won't Say Out Loud

By Cally Martin / July 7, 2016

Having a perfect daily work routine is crucial for some people. Others are just lucky to make it to work on time. Either way, you’re probably guilty of having occasional thoughts of flipping desks and walking out in the middle of the day, yelling “FREEBIRD” on your way out of the building.   There’s no […]

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How to Make Returning From Vacation Suck Less

By Cally Martin / June 30, 2016

Vacations are great, coming back from them isn’t. Here’s how you can plan ahead to make your return to work not that terrible.   Whether you’re out for a long weekend or an extended vacation, you’re more than likely going to miss a meeting, a deadline, a whole lot of emails, or maybe you’ll just […]

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Why Game of Thrones is the Real Motivator in Your Life

By Cally Martin / June 28, 2016

Spoiler Alert: Don’t read any further if you haven’t watched season six and have intentions of doing so.   Like most of the world, I spent my Sunday nights watching "Game of Thrones." I don’t know about you, but after almost every episode this season I walked into work Monday morning ready to work!   […]

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15 Tweets Too Real for Office Life

By Cally Martin / June 27, 2016

It doesn’t matter what kind of “office” you work in, you’ll be able to relate to some (or all) of these tweets about office life. If you've been slacking on Twitter lately, you've missed out. Catch up with us here!   Not because I am looking for work to do, just to let you know […]

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