Author Archives: Christina Madsen

About Christina Madsen

Christina is the Editorial & Community Coordinator for FindSpark. She is a native New Yorker and a graduate of Barnard College. Christina is passionate about PR, marketing, fashion, and writing. She has a serious online shopping addiction and spends all her free time reading about fashion and pop culture. Follow her on Twitter @xtinamadsen and check out her website, christinamadsen.com.
  • 11 Young Creatives Making a Name for Themselves on Instagram

    11 Young Creatives Making a Name for Themselves on Instagram

    Maintaining your social media profiles is a must, but going above and beyond to turn your profiles into portfolios is even better! Want to show off your work to everyone you meet? MOO.com makes square cards, which are perfect for featuring your favorite Instagram photos. Plus, they're giving the FindSpark community a special 20% off discount, and you can pick up your cards at our Find & Follow Your Passion Conference!...Continue Reading

  • Results & Action Verbs: 19 Bullet Points to Boost Your Resume

    Results & Action Verbs: 19 Bullet Points to Boost Your Resume

    Writing the perfect resume can be tough. It’s your one-page opportunity to blow employers away, but they usually only look at it for a second. How do you catch a recruiter’s eye with a single sheet of paper? Making the most of your bullet points is one of the best ways to make your resume...Continue Reading

  • Side Hustle Success Stories: Bringing Online Geek Subculture to Life

    Side Hustle Success Stories: Bringing Online Geek Subculture to Life

    Thinking about starting something on the side? Check out FindSpark’s latest side hustle, Sidehustle.me, for all the tips and tricks you need to pull off a successful side project. Featured Side Hustler: Jamila Rowser Connect with Jamila: Twitter // Instagram // LinkedIn Side Hustle: Girl Gone Geek Blog and Geek Girl Brunch (Twitter // Instagram) Full-Time Job: At the moment I’m freelancing at HarperCollins...Continue Reading

  • Be Your Own Boss: Succeeding as a Consultant

    Be Your Own Boss: Succeeding as a Consultant

    On April 5, aspiring fashionistas from all over New York gathered to hear the wise words of professionals. We heard from three freelancers on what it’s like to be your own boss and make it in the fashion industry as a consultant. Photos by Erica Genese Be an Expert When you’re working as a freelancer,...Continue Reading

  • Can We Really “Have It All”? Three Women Discuss.

    Can We Really “Have It All”? Three Women Discuss.

    On June 5th, Team FindSpark had the pleasure of attending the S.H.E. Summit at the 92nd Street Y in New York. Founded by Claudia Chan, the conference aims to empower women through discussions of their careers, tech, wellness, and much more. At a panel entitled The New Vocabulary: Fulfillment & Integration Over “Having It All,” three...Continue Reading

  • The Art of the Application: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews, Oh My!

    The Art of the Application: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews, Oh My!

    “Do you know how long the average recruiter looks at a resume?” asked Liza Newman, Human Resources Manager for Kenneth Cole. “Eight seconds?” offered someone in the audience. Liza shook her head. “More like three.” When you’re applying for jobs and internships, your application has to stand out from the crowd. So what can you...Continue Reading

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