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4 Keys to Climbing the Corporate Ladder

You got the job! Now, master the following 4 keys to success to continue your climb on the corporate ladder. Throughout my eight year tenure in corporate America as the Director of Career Services at a career college, I experie...

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CGN’s Insider Report: Sephora Haul Fall 2013

Sometimes, a picture says a thousand words! Last weekend I indulged in one of my favorite pleasures – Sephora’s VIB  (Very Important Beauty) Insider 20% off promotion. The adventure ended so successfully, it prompt...

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10 Office Ready Items to Wear Right Now

I usually plan my work outfits the night before, but some days I just don’t have the time. So I love to keep items that I know will make instantly chic outfit easily accessible in my closet for the morning. There are 10 i...


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5 Ways Not To Look Tired

At work, whenever someone says to me, “you look tired,” it instantly puts me in a bad mood. Those three words send me into a downward spiral of self conciousness. At a previous job, I had one coworker who never fa...

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3 Ways to Wear The Season’s Best Neutrals

Left to Right:  1) Jacket – Muubaa, Dress – Phase Eight, Boots – Stuart Weitzman, Purse – Givench, Scarf – Alice & Olivia  2) Sweater – Calypso St. Barth, Leggings – Isabel Marant...

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Style Your Hair With Needle and Thread!

Last week, I had the privilege of being a part of a Redken salon show. Two Redken artists, Lauren Hagen and Roger Molina, were flown in from Philadelphia and San Diego respectively, to be the creative genius and educators for t...


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CGN’s Insider Report: Our Annual Beauty Spending

Yesterday, I hit Sephora with my fabulous VIB Rouge 20% off card for an EPIC haul (more to come on that next week) which shocked even me. It brings new meaning to the phrase: make good choices. I made some magnificent choices,...

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Tights: Look Cool and Stay Warm

Images via: extrapetite, girlwithcurves, atlantic-pacific One of my favorite fall/winter staples is a quality pair of black tights. Since I refuse to give up wearing skirts and dresses when the temps drop, I wear tights with al...

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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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Lean In Again?

Last week I facilitated a women’s discussion group for an organization of which I’m a member. It was our kick-off session, so it felt fitting to use Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ 2010 Ted Talk as our discussion topic. I...