Archive for July, 2013

Raise Your Emotional Intelligence Today

I never used to be as emotionally intelligent as I am today. As a teenager, I was selfish. As a tween, I was dramatic. Even in college, I don’t think I had the ability to understand people very well. Somewhere I started t...

The Pessimist’s Guide to Breaking a Funk

My life caught up with me yesterday. After a few weeks of what felt like a relentless siege against my sanity, I decided to call it a day around 12:30pm. I went back to bed and woke up a few times during the afternoon. I contem...

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Summer Business Travel: 3 Ways to Stay Cool and Look Chic

Left to Right:  1)  Jacket – River Island, Blouse – Andrew Gn, Pants – Pied a Terre, Sandals – Saks, Suitcase – Tumi 2)  Blazer – Stella McCartney, Blouse – Topshop, Skirt – J....


Build Your Confidence by Changing Your Mindset

She walks into a room and you can feel her power. She’s strong, yet graceful. She holds her own and carries an ease with her. You are instantly drawn to her, and want to know her secret. She’s the woman who seems to...

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“Hey There, Career Girl” Podcast with Shayna Cook

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...

CGN’s Insider Report: Face the Interview for Under $50

It’s rare I open Excel – as in the software program. I’m not much of a numbers person, and instead I rely on what I refer to as ‘slop math.’ I slop out some estimates and fly with those, never really caring to ‘dril...


When It’s Time To Let Go

As wise man/recording artist Neil Sedaka once so sagely said, “Breaking up is hard to do.” In my experience, this is the case no matter who or what you may be breaking up with. Particularly if you’re stubborn ...

The Harsh Truth: You’re Being Judged on What You Wear

A few months ago, when interviewing candidates for Career Girl Network’s internship program, I posted on Facebook that I had decided not to hire a specific intern because she had public and quite risque photos of herself ...

Your Googleability: How to Control and Mold Information About You Online

It’s old advice, but important advice, that you should know what’s out there about you on Google. Who will be Googling you? Well, let’s see. Here’s a small list of people who might just type your name in...


What Does Your College Major Say About Your I.Q. [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why did you choose your college major? Because it interested you? Because it would get you into grad school? Because it would get you a job? All of these are valid reasons for choosing a major, but have you ever wondered if peo...