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Five Reasons to Ditch Your Private Office

CGN is delighted to host Julia Evans of Grind’s Collaborative Office Space this week. Enjoy a day working outside the system at Chicago’s newest collaborative workspace for the low price of 140 characters. Visit, ...

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12 Tips to Entertain Like a Pro

CGN is delighted to host Kit Graham, founder of The Kittchen, and author of The Gourmet Grilled Cheese Cookbook. She offers us 12 tips to entertain like a pro! Just in time for the holiday season…. The holiday season ofte...

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The Surprising Truths About the Gender Pay Gap[INFOGRAPHIC]

You may believe that the gender pay gap is all about men vs. women. However, it’s more than that. The pay males make in comparison to what females is determined by a lot of different factors, such as experience, education, an...


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LOL Cat Lessons: Learning from Memes

  CGN is delighted to host Lindsay Bosch, a Program Officer for the Association of  College and Research Libraries | American Library Association, as this week’s guest contributor. “In marketing, attention is t...

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Should You Have a Personal Business Card?

When your name isn’t stenciled on an office door or engraved on a plaque over a cubicle, learning to market yourself is that much more important. Just because you’re not a member of the traditional nine to five job ...

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Dress to Impress: Job Interview Style Tips

You found the perfect job, and now it’s time to nail the interview! You only have one chance to make a fantastic first impression at an interview. Style speaks volumes before you’ve said a word. Looking put-together and pol...


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Top Hiring Mistakes And How to Avoid Them

CGN is delighted to host Shanna Mallon, a writer for Straight North, a Web development company with headquarters in Chicago for this week’s guest post. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been hiring employees for decades o...

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Going Back for an MBA: When is it Worth It?

Most hiring managers think candidates should go back to school for an MBA at a top-notch school, but only if the school is right for the candidate and only if the decision is well thought-out, notes Business Insider. Without a ...

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How To Ensure Your Career is Stellar

The comedy “The Office” resonated with viewers by depicting the dysfunctional situations that arise all too often in the workplace. But when you get stuck in an absurd employment situation in real life, it’s not quite...


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4 Tips For Making It To The C-Suite

Today Career Girl Network is delighted to host Chelsea Lewis who works with WrightIMC, an integrated marketing consultancy.  When I graduated college, I hit me that I had gained $30K in excess debt for something that I loved ...