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Heat Wave: 5 Summer Work Wardrobe Essentials

  As the temperature rises, it gets harder and harder to wear long sleeved shirts and thick pencil skirts.  Last week as I was waiting for the train in a long sleeved shirt in 90s temps, I vowed to wear more heat friendly...

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Raise Your Emotional Intelligence Today

I never used to be as emotionally intelligent as I am today. As a teenager, I was selfish. As a tween, I was dramatic. Even in college, I don’t think I had the ability to understand people very well. Somewhere I started t...

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The Pessimist’s Guide to Breaking a Funk

My life caught up with me yesterday. After a few weeks of what felt like a relentless siege against my sanity, I decided to call it a day around 12:30pm. I went back to bed and woke up a few times during the afternoon. I contem...


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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 &...


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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...