Sarah Landrum

After graduating with degrees in Marketing and PR from Penn State, Sarah began her career as a marketing specialist and freelance writer. Passionate about all things career, she started Punched Clocks.

Master Your Mess: 15 Ways Disorganized People Can Tidy Up Their Lives

BySarah Landrum
Mess is a relative term. For my grandmother, a single spilled grain of salt on her dining table is a mess of eye-twitching proportions. For my brother, the mountains of dirty (and clean) clothes taking up every square inch of his room aren't…

New Era Of Parenting: Debunking 5 Common Misconceptions About Adoption

BySarah Landrum
Adoption is one of the most important and frequently misunderstood institutions in the United States. Currently, there are more than 390,000 children without permanent families, living as wards of the foster care system. Of those, more than 100,000…

8 Ways To Be A Strong Ally For A Victim Of Sexual Assault

BySarah Landrum
Sexual assault is a horrible experience, and what happens afterward can be just as bad. The support sexual assault victims receive is can sometimes not be helpful at all and can have destructive impacts on their lives. #FreedomForKesha shows us just…

How To Adopt And Care For A Dog That Has Down Syndrome

BySarah Landrum
Dogs hold a special place in many people’s hearts. They’re loyal, affectionate and make wonderful family members. However, just like people, dogs can also suffer from disabilities. My family and I have spent a long time working with dogs. We have…

9 Reasons To Log Back Into LinkedIn And Get Your Networking On

BySarah Landrum
LinkedIn is probably the single best website for professionals who want to promote their personal brands, network with others and practice some online karma by saying good things about their peers. It's the “adult table” among social media…

10 Simple Ways To Be The Change You Wish To See In Your Community

BySarah Landrum
As Benjamin Franklin once famously said: Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75. “What?” you may ask, scratching your head. Don’t worry; Ben wasn’t talking about actual death. The first death Franklin refers to is the death of learning,…

It’s A Disease: 7 Things To Know About Drug And Alcohol Addiction

BySarah Landrum
No matter which source you look at, the numbers are staggering. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence says 2.5 million people die each year due to alcohol-related deaths. And, according to the United Nations, 200,000 people lose…

How Knowing Your Coworker's Salary Affects Your Work Environment

BySarah Landrum
What if, one day, you show up for work and find out everyone -- from the janitor to the CEO -- knows exactly how much you make, down to the last cent? How would you react? You'd probably freak out, that's for sure. Or maybe it's your employer who'd…

10 Reasons Extreme Dieting Gets You Nowhere On Your Wedding Day

BySarah Landrum
Congrats! You're engaged. However, the post-engagement excitement will eventually start to subside, giving way to one terrifying realization: You have to plan a wedding now. And along with that great responsibility comes another great task that many…