Archive for May, 2013
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Last Year on Career Girl…

We’re starting a new feature on Career Girl today that you’ll begin to see every Friday….Last Year on Career Girl! CareerGirlNetwork.com launched on March 7, 2012 out of 6+ years of blogging on numerous platfo...

Exploring the healthier side of Mother’s Day provides creative gift ideas that are truly special, unique, and make Mom feel her best.

Give Mom the Gift of Good Health

Give Mom the Gift of Good Health Mother’s Day is almost here and what better way to celebrate Mom than to do something that supports her health and well-being. Flowers and brunch are nice traditional gift options, but if you ...

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Virtual Girls’ Night Out: Mother/Daughter Powerhouse Peg and Courtney Rowe

  What is Virtual Girls’ Night Out? We all want to spend more time chatting with our girlfriends, but sometimes life is just too busy to get those girls’ nights out scheduled regularly. That’s why Career ...


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How to Combat the Unemployment Blues

  At some point in your career, you might experience a time of unemployment.  Perhaps you chose to quit abruptly or maybe you were laid off.  As someone who is recently unemployed, I can say there’s been many highs and...

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Sorry About That, Mom

This Mother’s Day, I have a story for you. It has an apology, and a big twist. So stay tuned. I’m a freelance writer. When I was growing up, my mother was also a freelance writer. She attempted the impossible: being...

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4 Ways to Create a Win-Win Scenario Internship

Today, I was prepping for a first day with a new intern. She is eager to get work experience to supplement her degree, and is feeling the pressure of a weak job market post-graduation. I was in the exact same situation a few ye...


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8 Things Not to Say to a Woman Who Doesn’t Want Children

This post originally appeared on Career Girl Network in May 2012. In honor of Mother’s Day and its popularity last year, we’re bringing it back for a second run. This may seem like an odd addition to our Mother’s Day ...

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6 Things Not to Say to a Woman Battling Infertility

This post originally appeared on Career Girl Network in May 2012. In honor of Mother’s Day and its popularity last year, we’re bringing it back for a second run. Just before Mother’s Day in 2010, along with ma...

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Why Leaning Back Is as Important as Leaning In

I had the pleasure of hearing Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post speak a couple weeks ago at the NAPW National Networking Conference.  To say she was inspiring would be an understatement....


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Professional Women’s Club of Chicago (PWCC) Celebrates 15 Years

The Professional Women’s Club of Chicago (PWCC) is celebrating 15 years of bringing professional women together and helping them reach their goals both professionally and personally. In honor of this milestone PWCC is invitin...