Building Your Brand

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...

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 ...

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...


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 ...

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...

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...


What Does Your Handbag Say About You? [INFOGRAPHIC]

I found myself frantically clicking onto this inforaphic on Refinery29 recently. I wanted to know what my crazy love of HUGE handbags really said about my personality. And while all of the bags below are designer and expensive,...

What’s Your Skin Eating? [Infographic]

I feel a green ‘phase’ coming on again. For someone who considers herself  ‘a healthy’ person, I consume (and apply) a lot of junk! On one hand, I strive to maintain my health (and weight — who am...

Make a Statement: 5 Bold Boardroom Looks

  I’ve always admired successful business women, not just for the ability to climb the corporate ladder but for their impeccable style and confidence. It’s one thing to buy a great outfit, but it takes a strong...


Three Ways to Give Yourself Credit

Recognizing our own accomplishments and sharing our success stories is not easy. We often feel awkward talking about ourselves, even when clearly handed the microphone and the spotlight. Many people point out that men feel more...