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‘Tis The Season To Sparkle

Left to Right:  1)  Sweater – Stella McCartney, Collar – Ann Taylor, Skirt – River Island, Bag – Zara, Shoes – Gianvito Rossi 2) Tuxedo Jacket – J.Crew, Sequin Pants – Jason Wu, Clutc...

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Who’s Been Reading Your Resume?

Actually, it’s not so much a question of who’s been reading your resume, it’s what’s been reading your resume: A software program Anyone currently conducting a job search knows the infamous online appli...

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CGN Insider Report: The Holiday Glam Face

We’re heading into the home stretch, and this weekend serves up a litany of holiday brunches, shopping, and events. If you’re all out of creativity for your make-up look, then you MUST watch my favorite Brit, Lisa E...


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10 Cold Weather Essentials

When you check the temperature and it states a high of 7 degrees, you know its time to break out the cold weather essentials. I’m not a big fan of cold weather, but I enjoy bundling up and staying stylish when the weathe...

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New Year, New You: Confidence Tips to Take into 2014

As career-driven women, we’re constantly striving for more. We’re always trying to be better in every aspect of our lives, which is fabulous! But lately I’ve heard a lot of negative things from friends like, “I wish I h...

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How To Have a Happy AND Meaningful Life

  For the most part we all want to live happy meaningful lives. So we set out in early adulthood to find the career and the lifestyle that will allow us to best live out our purpose. We look for that perfect combination of...


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‘Tis the season to…Network

To attend or not attend?  That is the question. Last week I wrote about dressing for success for your own company’s holiday party. I never happened to think, what happens if you are invited as a guest to someone else’s...

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Aging in America

Today is my birthday — I am now officially middle-aged. Hell, who am I kidding? That’s even being generous — by that definition it means I need to live until I’m 106 and I have no intention of doing that...

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Social Media is the New Background Check

Holiday Party Season It’s holiday season, setting the stage for numerous holiday parties and get togethers—and providing the perfect photo ops with which to update your social networks. That photo of you sitting on Santa’...


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Shoe Shopping This Weekend? Here’s How to Climb the Corporate Ladder…In the Right Shoes!

We’ve all heard the adage that if you give a girl the right shoes, she can run the world. But what if you’re wearing the wrong pair? When setting yourself up for success in the workplace, don’t let hard work and d...