Archive for July, 2013
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Last Year on Career Girl Network

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...

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Flawless Face Under $50

Congrats! One interview stands between you and your dream job. You’ve got the experience, perfected the resume, and your ensemble has received your girlfriend’s stamp of approval. Now, it’s time to get your game face on &...

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She Knows Everybody! Feature: Dawn Jackson Blatner

One of the most exciting parts of You Know Everybody! are Marcy’s interviews with ten incredible female executives. Each week this summer, we’ll highlight one of these incredible women and share with you their ̶...


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Strategic Networking: Your Career Advancement Edge

We all know that networking is the key to professional success -the most powerful competency you can use to advance your career.  But if you are like many professional women, the term “Networking” creates feelings ...

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Things I Wish I Knew at 22

I turned 30 on Sunday. It wasn’t exactly a rager since I’m six months pregnant, but perhaps sobriety gave me additional opportunity for gratitude and reflection. Lately I’ve been thinking back to graduating fr...

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Social Media: Should I Have a Separate Professional Account?

This is a question that I’ve struggled with, and I still don’t think I’ve found the answer. When I first started doing outreach work, I was speaking with people from around the world. I often messaged people w...


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Can the Sorority Stereotype Help or Hurt Your Job Interview?

One of the most uncomfortable moments for me during a job interview is being asked a question in which the response leads to the mention of my experience in a sorority. Most of the time I don’t know enough about the person I...

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Drain the Swamp as You Slay the Alligators! How to Balance Today’s Demands & Your Long Term Goals

Drain the Swamp as You Slay the Alligators I first encountered this phrase when reading I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This * by Kate White. According to the book, The phrase is a derivation from what’s supposedly an old south...

Sunny skies make it easy to bring your workout to the beach.

Play in the Sand: Make Your Own Outdoor Workout.

Summer in the Midwest seemed off to a slow start with gray skies and less-than-warm temperatures, but then heat finally arrived! Sunny weekends offer many opportunities to get outside, and lake or ocean front locales provide a ...


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Ditch the Rat Race and Go for a RIDE!

If you’re anything like me, you kind of hate the idea of racing. Why? Because someone wins and it’s usually not you! A group of women in Colorado had the same experience. After numerous bike races where these women ...