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What’s in a Word? Gender Stereotypes.

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of the bestselling book, Lean In, has teamed up with the Girl Scouts to raise gender-inequality awareness and #banbossy. In an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal, Sandberg shares...

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The Science of Procrastination: Three Tips to End the Bad Habit

This week has been hectic, to say the least.  Between papers, interviews, training calls, and attempting to make it to the gym, I’ve been forced to stop procrastinating like I normally would during a typical week. What have ...

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Why ‘Wedding Shaming’ Needs to Stop

Recently, we’ve seen a slew of popular anti-young-marriage articles, most famously this blog post about 23 things to do rather than getting engaged before 23. But, don’t forget about these from Mandatory.com and The Hu...


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New Year, New You: Confidence Tips to Take into 2014

As career-driven women, we’re constantly striving for more. We’re always trying to be better in every aspect of our lives, which is fabulous! But lately I’ve heard a lot of negative things from friends like, “I wish I h...

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Weapons to Fight Stress [Infographic]

CGN is no stranger to posts about stress. As career-driven women, we know that stress sometimes takes over our lives, whether we want it to or not. We all want to “have it all”, and our culture is no help when it comes to p...

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For the Millennial Career Girl: Managing an Online Presence

As Millennial Career Girls, We grew up with social media and the Internet, and we most likely handle multiple online accounts. Most Career Girls already know the basics about strictly professional sites like LinkedIn, but what ...


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Take Care of the Number One Priority: You!

Recently I’ve been overwhelmed. My attempt to juggle a full-time course load, 15-hour internship, a campus ambassador position, and an executive board position for a student organization has forced me to prioritize like crazy...

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Three Tips For a Successful Internship

This past summer I completed an internship with Career Girl Network. This is the first internship that required me to relocate and really go outside my comfort zone. It was an incredible experience, and by the end of the summer...

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Lessons for Your Career from Paula Deen’s PR Catastrophe

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few weeks, you’ve heard the controversy surrounding Paula Deen’s recent lawsuit, controversial statements, and the PR catastrophe that has ensued since the story bro...