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Resume and Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid when Applying to a Media Job

When I review cover letters and resumes written by young professionals applying to jobs in the media industry for my business Media Career Consulting LLC, I tend to come across a few common mistakes. There are a lot of things t...

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5 Features That Make Google Plus Great For Networking

According to a Time article last week, Google Plus is now more popular than Twitter with about 390 million people around the world using the service each month. While Google Plus still seems to be trying to figure out exactly w...

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6 Ways to Make Twitter Your Ultimate Networking Tool

Many people seem to have a love/hate relationship with Twitter. It can be an annoying place, dealing with people tweeting about the most mundane aspects of their lives. However it can also be a great place to connect with peopl...


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Online Resources for Finding a Job in the Media Industry

Finding a job in the media and communications industry can be difficult. It is a competitive field that many people are interested in. As someone looking for a job in the industry, you need to use every resource at your disposa...

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6 Twitter Chats for the Career Girl Entrepreneur

Ever since I started my own small business this summer, I’ve become more involved in the entrepreneur community online. It’s been a great way to connect with fellow Career Girls who have either been entrepreneurs for ye...

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5 Must-Follow Pinterest Users for Every Career Girl

Pinterest is known for its amazing images of everything from fashion to food, but did you know it’s also a great resource for your career? There are a number of people you can follow that can help you with everything from...


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4 Online Resources for Women Starting a Small Business

Over the last few months, I’ve been forming my own business: Media Career Consulting LLC. While learning how to create a limited liability company (LLC) and all the business rules I would need to know, I had a million questio...

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How to Network at a Convention

This weekend I’ll be speaking at San Diego Comic-Con on a panel called “Her Universe: Geek Girl Fashion – A Discussion Between Fashion Professionals and Fans.” While I’m excited to explore the convention when I’m no...

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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 ...


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4 Ways to Get the Most from Your Summer Internship

Many careers start out with a coveted summer internship. Whether paid or unpaid, if you’re interning right now for a company you hope to one day work for or that is at least in the field you dream of pursuing, you want to mak...