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3 Reasons to Attend a Lean In Event

The Sheryl Sandberg authored phenomenon, Lean In finally made its way to the Bluegrass state, when a group of Louisville, Kentucky professional women decided to host a Lean In Kickoff Event. I attended the sold out event with ...

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Why You Need to Have a Life Outside of Work

Since I graduated from college in 2010, I have thrown myself into starting my career. I work as a legal assistant full-time, while working a few part-time jobs nights and weekends while also being a freelance journalism. I’ve...

People Networking

Your Guide to Navigating Professional Associations

I first learned about professional associations while a student in college. From day one of my college career in 2006, my professors took time to instill in my fellow classmates and I the value of being involved in such organiz...


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4 Things I’ve Learned from 2013’s Debate of Women

Perhaps one of the most intensely discussed issues of the last year has been women and their role in the workplace. Between the several books and articles written on the subject, and the numerous celebrities and other prominent...

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The Underutilized Networking Genre: The Talk

As much as I hear and read it, I’m almost sick of the word. Nevertheless, whether we like it networking is an essential component in advancing your career. In the latest of my career conquests, I stumbled upon a sort of netwo...

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5 Career Lessons We Can Learn from Women in Hollywood

Hollywood is gearing up for another intense awards season, which kicked off with the Hollywood Film Awards earlier this month. While the careers of the rich and famous have their highs and lows, ultimately, we Career Girls can ...


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Part Time Work: The Case for Multiple Jobs

I was in high school when I got my first part-time job in a fast food restaurant. After high school and upon entering college, I found part-time work as a gas station clerk and also signed up for several internships. After coll...

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8 Ways to Spice Up Your Work Week

When the workplace gets slow and complacent, it can seem boring even if you are in a job you love. With a few small changes though, you can turn your boring work week into an exciting one. Here are 8 ways to spice up your work ...

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How to Make Social Media “Work” For You

The invention of social networking changed the way humans, businesses and organizations communicate and relay information. The all too popular social network Facebook boasts 1.11 billion monthly active users as of March 2013 a...


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3 Books Every 20-Something Should Have On Her Bookshelf

  In recent years, several successful women have stepped up to the plate and offered brilliant advice for women in work and life. They address many areas of life, focusing on women in the workplace, work/life balance, landing ...