Archive for June, 2013
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“Hey There, Career Girl” with Amy Riley

What is Hey There, Career Girl? We all want to know what it’s like to be other people, right? What does their life entail, what do their jobs look like and feel like? Hey There, Career Girl, gives you that looking glass i...

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Putting Out “Feedback Fires” – When an Employee Freaks Out

Recently, we told you about the art of having “difficult conversations.” Today, we’re talking about what happens after you have a difficult conversation with an employee. We call these situations “feedba...

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The Fine Line Between Job Searching and Stalking: It Might Pay Off to Walk It

Last week, Mashable profiled an awesome Chicagoan, Max Crowley, who landed his job as Uber’s Senior Community Manager through, frankly, a little bit of stalking. Here is a little big of Max’s interview with Mashable...


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Getting More Money (And A Hilarious Salary Story)

This is the time of year when we take a lot of vacations, buy more summer dresses, and realize that it would be great to have more cash in the wallet.  You think: “Ugh, I wish I could make more money.  Can I somehow tal...

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Conference Calls: The Do’s and Don’t’s to Make Them Great

It’s almost always more effective to meet colleagues or outside stakeholders for your business in person, but in the days of cross-country relationship building, conference calls are simply an annoyance we cannot avoid. H...

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Developing New “Career Girls” Through a Great Internship Program

It’s no secret that Career Girl Network lives in the space between being a tech start-up and a media start-up. And living in that identity, especially given that we are – to use a buzzword term in the start-up world –...


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This Week, Implement the End of Day Review

It’s usual (and wise) advice to sit down before your day begins. This time is for you to get centered and look at the day ahead. You feel a lot more flow in your day when you do this. But there’s one tip that doesn&...

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Are You Hammering Away at the Wrong Things?

There is a productivity obsession among driven women (myself included). But here’s the thing: soaking up loads of productivity tips and leaning on willpower in an attempt to stay on top of things is not enough carry you t...

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Eras of Beauty: Part Two

Last week in Eras of Beauty, we introduced part one of an interview series featuring the fabulous celebrity make-up artist Lisa Eldridge and beauty historian, Madeleine Marsh. The first interview focused on beauty trends  begi...