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enemy

Are You Your Own Greatest Career Enemy?

My friend (and one of the interviewees for my book, You Know Everybody!), Linda Descano, the CEO of Citi’s Women & Co. posted the infographic below on her LinkedIn blog last week titled “Are the Biggest Roadbloc...

surround-yourself

The “Shine” Theory: Surround Yourself with Power

There’s a New York Magazine article that’s been making the social media rounds for the past few days. In it, writer Ann Friedman analyzes the jealousy of former member of Destiny’s Child Kelly Rowland. After a...

feedback

Putting Out “Feedback Fires” – When an Employee Freaks Out

Recently, we told you about the art of having “difficult conversations.” Today, we’re talking about what happens after you have a difficult conversation with an employee. We call these situations “feedba...


stalking

The Fine Line Between Job Searching and Stalking: It Might Pay Off to Walk It

Last week, Mashable profiled an awesome Chicagoan, Max Crowley, who landed his job as Uber’s Senior Community Manager through, frankly, a little bit of stalking. Here is a little big of Max’s interview with Mashable...

conferencecall

Conference Calls: The Do’s and Don’t’s to Make Them Great

It’s almost always more effective to meet colleagues or outside stakeholders for your business in person, but in the days of cross-country relationship building, conference calls are simply an annoyance we cannot avoid. H...

summer-intern

Developing New “Career Girls” Through a Great Internship Program

It’s no secret that Career Girl Network lives in the space between being a tech start-up and a media start-up. And living in that identity, especially given that we are – to use a buzzword term in the start-up world –...


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The Truth About Relocating for a Job Opportunity

The idea of being courted by a company across the country from where you live might seem romantic. They fly you out to the interview, they wine you, they dine you, and ultimately they pay for you to move, right? Wrong. In fact,...

LinkedIn

Update Your LinkedIn Contact Info: It Might Get You a Job!

More now than ever before, recruiters are the mainstay on the pages of LinkedIn. Every day, recruiters from all over the world are proactively looking at LinkedIn profiles seeking to fill jobs from administrative roles all the ...

sowhat

The Resume Exercise You Need to Perform TODAY!

Here at Career Girl Network, we are asked often to review resumes from those in our network. What do we think? What would we recommend she change? How can she position her resume to get a certain job? And while I and my staff a...


summer-travel-suitcase

Transitioning Your Wardrobe for Summer

Summertime is finally here. And while we’ve spent the last two seasons complaining and waiting for summer to come, high temperatures are accompanied by their own set of problems. Inevitably, every year, women ’round...