Tag Archives: career

A New Path

After five years of fun ride in advertising agencies, I decided to take a new path with Capital One’s enterprise digital analytics team. This is by no means an easy decision because all of the perks and excitement working in an ad agency certainly outweigh the stress and long hours from time to time. My […]

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What Are Your Personal Projects for 2015?

Two weeks into 2015, many people are busy making New Year’s resolutions, hoping to make their lives more productive and meaningful. According to Forbes, about 40% of Americans making resolutions in the beginning of the year, and only 8% achieve their goals. I am, like many others, reflecting on the past and trying to come […]

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A Letter to My Younger Sibling (Advice for International Graduate Students)

Dear Andy, First off, congratulations! You’ve accomplished a great milestone in life, and I am so proud of you. It’s hard studying abroad. After spending all the time studying and staying competitive among your peers, you still have to face an even more brutal challenge: finding a job and staying in the States. Nobody is […]

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This is a Teaser: Are You the Next Donald Draper?

According to eMarketer (emarketer.com), US total media ad spending next year is going to exceed $170 billion, indicating a 3% growth, while digital spend is going to increase by 14%. This is a figure that makes the online advertising industry look quite promising in the future. Don’t you think? Maybe it’s too soon for us […]

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Are There Better Places to be?

I still remember the feeling I had a month ago upon learning Steve Jobs passed away. The news, for some reason, made me extremely upset. And listening to his famous speech at Stanford, which embraced the ideals of creativity and pursuing careers that ignite lives, certainly did not alleviate my feelings of loss. I kept […]

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