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3 Ways to Wear Plaid This Fall

  Plaid doesn’t have to be the regular green and red combo we associate with holidays, or the LOUD print of your dad’s favorite flannel shirt. Instead: think chic, sophisticated, and modern. Here are 3 different wa...

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To Boot: 4 Inspirational Outfits to Go with Every Boot

Left to Right: 1)   Stylish Brunch:  Coat – Zara, Bag – Celine, Boots – Banana Republic, Gloves – Kate Spade 2) Concert Ready:  Leather Jacket – Muuba, Dress – Zara, Purse – Saint La...

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CGN’s Insider Report: Are You Greenwashed?

What the hell is greenwashing and why should you care? Read on, Career Girls! We’re about to bust the lid of off the (beauty) news story of the season! Are you being greenwashed? I started writing about green beauty three...


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10 Effortlessly Stylish Workwear Dresses

  I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again, the dress is my favorite workwear item! It’s the perfect instant outfit, just add accessories to style it to your liking. I keep several styles in my workwear wa...

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How to Stick With a Job Where You Feel Unappreciated

It happens to everyone at one time or another: you are working in a position where you enjoy the work, but you cannot please your boss no matter how hard you try. You do your best to complete tasks keeping his or her standards ...

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How To Ensure Your Career is Stellar

The comedy “The Office” resonated with viewers by depicting the dysfunctional situations that arise all too often in the workplace. But when you get stuck in an absurd employment situation in real life, it’s not quite...


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Are We Our Own Worst Enemy?

Starting from a young age girls are told how beautiful they are. The tomboy, the ballerina, the first grader with glasses, and the girl who may be a few pounds heavier than her skinny best friend are all constantly told that th...

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Mom, Dad, and Your Interview

I flipped the first time I learned of the new interviewing tactic some twenty-somethings were employing in their job search: Mom, or Dad, or both were accompanying them on their job interviews. HUH?? My first thought jumped to ...

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What Your Boss Is Reading…Before They Become Your Boss

As a recruiter, I frequently ask and give advice on how to interview. Everything is in play–from how to schedule the interview to what happens immediately afterward…weeks afterward. The one thing I tell people to ke...


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Tell Me About Yourself

How often have you found yourself having to answer the question, “Tell me about yourself” in your personal life, work life, and/or social life? It seems like this is a popular “ice-breaker” style question that Career Gi...