Reflections on Working from Home in 2022

May 10, 2022Career Insight

In June 2021, I wrote and published my very first Double Forte blog post: “4 Things I’ve Learned Since Starting My First Job Remotely Amidst A Pandemic.” After re-reading the post and reflecting on the past year, it’s intriguing to see how the state of the world has changed in so many ways. At the … Read More

4 Tips for Post-Grad Job Hunting

September 15, 2021Career Insight

As record numbers of Americans receive college degrees, the labor market is more competitive than ever. And with the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the economy in unprecedented ways, the supply of recent graduates is higher than the number of available entry-level jobs. It’s safe to say that conducting a job hunt amid a global pandemic was … Read More

State of the Industry: New Research Highlights PR and Journalism in the COVID Era

September 8, 2021Career Insight

Muck Rack, a top media database platform, surveyed public relations professionals from agencies, companies, and non-profit organizations, as well as journalists from throughout the country in order to determine journalists’ pitching preferences and how public relations professionals are reaching out to the media. The findings are highlighted in two new reports titled The State of … Read More

5 Lessons 285 Days of Working from Home Taught Me

December 23, 2020Career Insight

In November 2019, when I started full time at Double Forte, one perk of the company was the flexibility to work from home one day a week (starting three months after your hire date). In February 2020 I submitted my request and it was granted. I was so excited. Little did I know that I … Read More

5 Lessons 285 Days of Working from Home Taught Me

December 23, 2020Career Insight

In November 2019, when I started full time at Double Forte, one perk of the company was the flexibility to work from home one day a week (starting three months after your hire date). In February 2020 I submitted my request and it was granted. I was so excited. Little did I know that I … Read More

The SAY Gap is Connected to the Care Trap

November 18, 2020Career Insight

Double Forte is a women-owned business. With 90 percent of the staff made up of women, we are big believers in women taking their “seat at the table” and believe strongly in improvement through inclusion. As such, we are painfully aware that most of the people getting quoted in the press are men, and that … Read More