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Summer Business Travel: 3 Ways to Stay Cool and Look Chic

Left to Right:  1)  Jacket – River Island, Blouse – Andrew Gn, Pants – Pied a Terre, Sandals – Saks, Suitcase – Tumi 2)  Blazer – Stella McCartney, Blouse – Topshop, Skirt – J....

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CGN’s Insider Report: Face the Interview for Under $50

It’s rare I open Excel – as in the software program. I’m not much of a numbers person, and instead I rely on what I refer to as ‘slop math.’ I slop out some estimates and fly with those, never really caring to ‘dril...

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The Harsh Truth: You’re Being Judged on What You Wear

A few months ago, when interviewing candidates for Career Girl Network’s internship program, I posted on Facebook that I had decided not to hire a specific intern because she had public and quite risque photos of herself ...


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CGN’s Insider Report: No Pain, No Gain [INFOGRAPHIC]

After a weekend of personal care appointments (PCAs, as my beau refers to them), which included ripping hair off my body with hot wax, pore extractions, and a bit of semi-toxic hair coloring, I paused to reflect on my current b...

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3 Work Looks Under $100

      I’m a strong believer that you don’t have to spend a lot to look good. It’s important to invest in high quality pieces for your work wardrobe, but it can be expensive. A Career Girl with style...

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Flawless Face Under $50

Congrats! One interview stands between you and your dream job. You’ve got the experience, perfected the resume, and your ensemble has received your girlfriend’s stamp of approval. Now, it’s time to get your game face on &...


social-media

Social Media: Should I Have a Separate Professional Account?

This is a question that I’ve struggled with, and I still don’t think I’ve found the answer. When I first started doing outreach work, I was speaking with people from around the world. I often messaged people w...

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Pursuing a Graduate Degree – Is it Worth the Cost?

As any recent or soon-to-be college grad knows, life after four (or even five) years living in a bubble of classes a few hours a day (and no classes on Fridays!) with parties every weekend is hard to imagine. Applying to jobs a...

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Boardroom Beauty

Are you a beauty guru but unsure of how to transfer your love of a dolled up face into your nine-to-five job? Women are constantly worried about not fitting in well or standing out too much in the workplace, thus resulting in a...


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Push the Edge of Style: This Week, Wear a Tie!

In high school and college, I was mildly obsessed with the TV show Friends. My husband, every night at 11pm when I turn the channel to Nick at Nite, would tell you I still am! But more than the relationships on the show, I love...