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The Rundown: Skip the Small Talk

  Small talk is the enemy.  Small talk must end. So says writer Starlee Kine in an early episode of the popular radio program This American Life. In the episode (one that my sister and I often quote to one another) Kine s...
 Dressing for Success

10 Stylish Workwear Finds

With the great summer weather we’ve been having in Chicago, I’ve put little effort into creating my work wardrobe. My go-to summer weekend wardrobe consists of maxi dresses and sandals, so I’m a little bummed ...
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A Real-Life Career Girl: Interview with Shauna Mackenzie, CEO of Best Kept Self

I came across Shauna Mackenzie through an obvious form of free advertising, social media and became intrigued after reading about her and her business savvy career. She may be best known for her work in image consulting, but Ma...
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 Impressive Interviewing
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5 Interview Red Flags: Avoid Taking the Wrong Job!

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, it’s easy to get wrapped up in trying sell yourself to potential employers. It’s so easy, in fact, that you can forget to step back and ask yourself if you really want t...
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