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18 08, 2016

Silver Screen Career Advice: The Devil Wears Prada

2016-08-18T12:37:00-04:00Categories: Pop Culture Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

After the wild success of the book version of The Devil Wears Prada, it was only a matter of time before it hit the big screen. The film stars Anne Hathaway as Andy Sachs, a young upstart journalist who winds up getting a job at the extremely popular fashion magazine Runway. She works for Miranda, the so called ‘ice-queen’ who is editor in chief at the company. The two clash, and Andy learns a lot about herself as she struggles through the new position. It’s a great career start movie, and offers some great advice for working in a hostile environment. [...]

28 07, 2016

Silver Screen Career Advice: The Intern

2016-07-28T12:50:21-04:00Categories: Pop Culture Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Last year’s The Intern was vastly different from the buddy comedy offered in The Internship. This film is especially great at it’s conversation of generational differences. In addition to that, it offers some great career advice. Whether you’re 22 years old or 70 years young, this film has something for everyone. The whole plot revolves around an extremely successful design startup. This startup company decides to implement a new ‘senior’ intern program. In this program, the average age is beyond or around retirement age. This proves to shake up the largely millennial workforce at the company with interesting results. […]