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The Marathon Interview: Keeping Them Straight

Every interview is different, and every company conducts interview processes differently. Some will bring you back over and over to meet with person after person on day after day. Others, though, opt for what I like to call the...

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The Name Change Decision

Getting married presents numerous decisions – where to have the wedding, who to invite, which dress to wear, etc. etc. etc. Few are career related. One, however, keeps many engaged career girls awake at night. Should I ta...

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Married Career Girl!

For those of you who were shocked to hear that I got married, don’t worry, you weren’t the only ones! And as promised, here’s the complete wedding recap: On Saturday, June 11th, we pulled off the most special ...


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The Ladder No More

Last week, I attended an event with Pamela Mitchell, the CEO and founder of The Reinvention Institute and the author of the new book The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention. The session was spectacular, and had numerous inspiring pie...

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Treating Your Career Like a Child

In nearly every book written about women in the workplace, there are chapters (sometimes whole sections) regarding the balance of your family life and your career, how to take care of your children and your career simultaneousl...

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Interview Prep

Whether you’ve been job searching for a day or a year, effectively preparing for an in-person interview is key to nailing those Q&A’s and hopefully getting the job. But if you’ve been unemployed and interv...


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Moving to a new city? Be a tourist!

Most people experience moving to a new city at least once in their lives. For me, it’s been multiple times. Growing up in North Dakota, my father’s job transferred us to St. Louis when I was 8 years old. Then, when ...

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Be True to Your School?

A few months ago, I found myself in a room with a group of people most of whom had attended the same college as they talked about their college experience. I found myself disturbed (and I use that word quite intentionally) by t...

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Price vs. Value

Bombarded. The appropriate word for the way today’s most popular deal sites market. Deals are everywhere – Groupon, Living Social and other daily sites, not to mention the designer deal sites like Gilt and Rue La La...


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What time do you get in?

We’ve all heard the expression, “The early bird gets the worm.” But what situations does it apply to? Accomplishing tasks early? Sure. Staying on top of the needs of a project? Definitely. What about the time ...