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15 Career Girl Wardrobe Essentials

I love perusing fashion magazines and style blogs for outfit inspiration, and through my “research” I’ve learned that the key to building a great wardrobe is to have essential go-to-pieces. Although you may not be a...

Beating the Online Application Machine

We’ve all done it. You’ve read the job description, you’ve clicked on the “Apply Now” button, and you sigh a huge annoying sigh. Ugh. An online application system. Sure, you can upload your resume....

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1 Item 3 Ways: The Tweed Blazer

It’s not what you wear, but how you wear it. I’ve learned in business that it’s not what you do but how you do things that can make an impact in your career. The same holds true with fashion & style; it’s no...


At Interviews, Even the Waiting Room Counts

Career Girl Network featured an article in June 2011 about the “Most Important Person in Your Company” — the receptionist. And as important as a receptionist can be in the image a company puts forward, that sa...

YouTube Channels That Rock

The Social Times reported last week that Cisco predicts over 90% of all Internet traffic will be from video in the next three years. And whether you agree or disagree with their assessment, it’s no secret that video cont...

How I Went from “No Makeup” to “Glamour Girl” Without Waking Up Any Earlier

If you’d met me in college, or even a year or two into my career, you would have encountered a young woman who spent most of her time with her hair in a ponytail and wearing little to no makeup. But as anyone who’s ...


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Back-to-School Teacher Style: Fashionable & Functional

My friend recently left her corporate job at a major bank to pursue her dream of teaching.  One of her concerns was how to dress for the classroom. She wanted to maintain her personal style while leaving a positive impression ...

Getting Your Resume Noticed

Twenty years ago, getting your resume noticed meant it had to stick out in a pile – a pile of hard copy resumes that recruiters received in the mail with stamps. The resumes that moved to the top of the pile were those on...

Learn from Your Shopping Mistakes

Admit it, you all have something hanging in your closet right now that either A) doesn’t fit, B) still has the tags on it, or C) you try on and try on and never actually make it out of the house wearing. I’m certain...


Getting “Pitch Perfect” in Your Value Proposition

Jodi Glickman is the author of “Great on the Job: What to Say, How to Say It. The Secrets of Getting Ahead” and was also the September 2012 speaker at the Professional Women’s Club of Chicago luncheon. Her pre...