Archive for July, 2013

9 Things to Do Now to Boost Your Career This Summer

You might know by now that we at Career Girl are huge fans of the incomparable Linda Descano. I interviewed her for my book, You Know Everybody! (check out the recent feature of her “She Knows Everybody!” interview...

CGN’s Insider Report: Beauty Box Subscription Services

  I was an early adopter of Birchbox, signing up for it in July of 2011 nine months after its launch. The business model was a stroke of genius – an elegant solution to legitimizing beauty sample sales: offer a subscript...

Your Saturday “Stay in Bed” Stimulus

Every Saturday, you get your weekly dose of “Stay in Bed Stimulus” – great reads, fun videos, and amazing podcasts and pieces of music that will make you want to stay in bed an extra hour, and get your much needed...


1 Item 3 Ways: The Statement Necklace

  Do you ever get in a fashion rut? Where you feel like your outfits are lacking that special something? One of my favorite ways to put a little flavor into an outfit is by adding a statement necklace.  It can change a si...

4 Excuses to Proactively Email a Networking Connection

Keeping in touch with connections you’ve made while networking is an important part of your career. Every few months you should be in touch with your network so they can continue to be helpful resources. Email makes this ...

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...


Drop and Give Me Twenty! Why Pushups are Good for You.

When I start working with a new client, I notice a look of concern and fear when I first utter the word pushups.  Many times after I mention working on this skill, I hear, “I can’t do pushups.”  I share that this age-ol...

Long Weekend? Tackle These Career-Changing Projects

It’s a long holiday weekend for most of us, and while you might be tempted to lay on the couch and watch reality television for the duration, think about all the incredible things you could get done this weekend. And no, ...

Baby, You’re a Firework: And Other 4th of July Career-Revving Anthems

In honor of the 4th of July, we hope you’re all partying on a yacht somewhere, and you might need some tunes to get in you in the patriotic spirit. The Spotify playlist below can be downloaded direct from Spotify and list...


The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job You’re Passionate About

If you’re like most women I know, money is not your only motivator at work. You want your job to have meaning. You want it to provide you with fulfillment and opportunities for growth. The good news is that you’re n...