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Style Your Hair With Needle and Thread!

Last week, I had the privilege of being a part of a Redken salon show. Two Redken artists, Lauren Hagen and Roger Molina, were flown in from Philadelphia and San Diego respectively, to be the creative genius and educators for t...

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Got A Big Idea? Draft These Two Teammates First

I was riding with a coworker the other day coming back from a meeting with a potential client. We are both very entrepreneurial types, so we enjoy being able to share what kinds of ideas we have festering at any given point in ...

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All I Do Is Win: Your Resume Should Reflect Your Achievements

Once upon a time, in my hijinks as a hiring manager, I would put ads out for new staff. Inevitably, I would end up drowning in resumes, many of which did not even remotely fit the qualifications I needed. Many would be complete...


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You’re Not Finished Yet: Life Change Is A Long-Distance Run

  Humans are excellent at being cognizant of their shortcomings. Women know this skill well. We are always too tall or too short, too open or too guarded, too aggressive or too passive, too much of a brick wall or too much...

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Guard Yourself Against The Season of Illness!

It happened late Monday night: after working late and watching football, I came home and breathed in, feeling like my lungs were on fire. Thinking that maybe it was the secondhand smoke I’d inhaled around me all night, I ...

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What Your Boss Is Reading…Before They Become Your Boss

As a recruiter, I frequently ask and give advice on how to interview. Everything is in play–from how to schedule the interview to what happens immediately afterward…weeks afterward. The one thing I tell people to ke...


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Want To Be An Entrepreneur? Look At This First…

Women are taking on entrepreneurial ventures in unprecedented force. If you’re one of the millions of women thinking about going into business for herself in the next couple of years, first take a look at this infographic...

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You Are the Company You Keep: Get Rid of Negative Influences

First of all, if any of these sound familiar to you, it’s a sign from the universe that you need to keep reading on: Your boss buys lunch for your entire staff one day. As everyone is going up to collect their food, someo...

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The Art Of Getting What You Want

If I asked you right now to list off 10 non-material things that you really want, I have no doubt in my mind that you could rattle them off on your fingers, one by one, in less than 10 minutes. Maybe it’s a promotion, res...


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New Job and No Money? Wardrobe Tips For the Not-Yet-Earning

Right out of college, I got my first big-girl job. Up until this point, I went to work in, really, whatever I happened to have in my wardrobe. As a college student, this included a lot of slightly-too-small thrift store tees, m...