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workforfree

Working for Free or Trade: 4 Guidelines

The last few months, I’ve found myself at a somewhat awkward, but growing stage of my career. I just finished graduate school and am transitioning into a new role, one that does not include my previous occupation — ...

windingpath

Legends Are Legends, You Are You: Create Your Own Career Path

Okay, Career Girls, I have a confession. As much as I love hearing the stories of great business successes, like those of Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, I’m concerned about people using these stories as a guide to their ...

Gift

The Most Valuable Gifts You Can Give: 5 Ways to Give Back

The news of Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut shook all of us. Whenever something like this happens, we’re reminded of the fragility of life. We realize perhaps we should appreciate one another more, take care...


dailyroutine

The Importance of a Daily Routine

We all have daily routines, but they’re usually centered around work. Leave at X time, pick up coffee at X time, get lunch at X time. But routines outside of work are a little harder to keep — routines that involve ...

holidaydating

Single Career Girl: Dating During the Holidays

It’s the holidays and everyone is getting cozy with their loved ones. All of the movies on TV are about people finding love during the holidays. Everyone is coming together, and maybe you’re starting to feel a littl...

theholidayiris

Be a Leading Lady: What I Learned from My Favorite Holiday Movie

Okay, I’ll admit it: I love, love, love holiday movies. I’m a sucker for romantic comedies, and my movie collection is a bit embarrassing. Still, there’s nothing like watching my favorite romantic holiday movi...


makingvideos

How to Make a Video for Your Business

Anyone who has ever watched a YouTube video and sent around the link to friends knows how effective a video can be. A video catches attention and gets people talking — especially a video that is well written and produced....

Girlsnightout3

Reopen Closed Relationships: A Holiday Challenge

When it comes time to sit down and write the holiday newsletter or greeting cards, there’s always those people on your list who you debate sending a card to. Has it been too long since we really got together and talked? S...

officeholidayparty

Managing Your Office’s Holiday Activities

The Holidays can be a great time of year, but they’re sometimes not the best time of year at work. It might seem like everyone has left the office, and you’re the only person who is still there. Or you can feel the ...


careerwoman

Single Career Girl: Be Proud of Your Career

As Career Girls, we can’t help but talk about our jobs and what we love to do. Naturally, we will bring it up when we’re on our first dates or meeting other singles. How many of you get some form of these statements...