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Build Your Reputation the Smart Way

Building a reputation is key to your professional success: Who knows you and what are you known for? I talked last week about the importance of personal branding is the 2013 job search, and that is certainly one way to build a ...

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The Colorful Evolution of Newswomen’s Attire

Big thanks to one of my favorite Career Girl readers for passing along the Washington Post’s thought-provoking article, “The Colorful Evolution of Newswomen’s Attire.” In it, writer Katherine Boyle cover...

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25 Years of Problems Concerning Weight and Shape

I typically cover the beauty beat for Career Girl Network — I worked in and around the cosmetic industry for as long as I remember and consider myself a fairly advanced product junkie. From a young age, I found myself captiva...


5 Ways to Manage Holiday Greeting Cards

Yes, it is that time of year. It’s time to send out your holiday greeting cards! I always love sending cards — in theory. I get excited and buy discount boxes at various stores, a whole range of serious cards and fu...

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My Holiday Wish List & Party Looks

It’s the time of year when you start compiling your wish lists for the holidays. As I get older, I find it harder to think about what I want and easier to decide what to give. Gone are the days when every new toy in Toys-...

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The Career Girl Gift Exchange

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year With your boss’s deadline yelling And everyone telling you “get it done dear” It’s the most wonderful time of the year It’s the bus-busiest qua...


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Chaos to Order: A Beauty Intervention

I recently started traveling again for my day job – as in air travel and hotel stays. My career took me on the road for the better part of twenty years, so one might conclude I mastered the art of ‘streamlining’ my packin...

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A New Kind of Holiday Sharing — Nail Polish Style!

When you (or perhaps your friend) open up your medicine cabinet, what do you find? If you’re anything like me, it might be Q-Tips, maybe Ibuprofen, different kinds of lotions, and…nail polish. Dozens of bottles of nail poli...

Interview Outfits for Women for Every Job

Recently, we gave you tips and tricks to dress for an interview if you’re the kind of gal who simply hates dressing up. But what about those of us who like wearing dress clothes? We know, we know, you still need to dress ...


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Black Friday: Holiday Style Gift-Giving & Shopping Guide

Hopefully you were able to take advantage of some great early morning Black Friday deals, and if not, don’t worry — there’s still time! Whether you’re recovering from too much turkey or have to go to the...