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Excuses, be gone! Once and for all

So you’ve got a presentation to do first thing in the morning Career Girl. You’ve been working your butt off on this project for a couple of weeks, getting all your ducks in order, crossing all your T’s, dotti...


The Blow Dryer That Saved Me

This post begins with two rather personal confessions, but hey, it’s blogging right? Some of you have been reading this girl’s personal confessions for YEARS! First personal confession: In high school, I was in love...

Spring Color Block

10 Hot Spring Buys for Instant Chic

  Excited about the warm spring weather? Try one of these 10 hot spring buys for instant chic!


Authenticity In The Workplace

  Authenticity is not just about being liked or making friends.  It’s about being the passionate, brilliant, strong, creative, ambitious Career Girls we know we are.  Authenticity is about making genuine connections an...

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CGN’s Wardrobe Guide: Transition from Office to Happy Hour

  I’m loving this Cynthia Rowley dress more and more every time I take it out to wear.  I didn’t realize how much use I would get out of it until I started playing around with how I could make this dress work appropri...

Living Authentically

3 Tips to Authentic Living

With the inundation of career advice books and websites promising the secret to success for women, it’s difficult to figure out the best course of action. Do we lean in? Lean out? Be “one of the boys?” Be feminists? Be fe...

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Choosing Our Friends Wisely

We are the sum of our 5 closest friends we surround ourselves with. Think about your group of friends you surround yourself with. Think about the way they talk, the topics they discuss, their spending habits, what kinds of food...


4 Key Reasons Resumes get Overlooked

  A full 98% of the general public prepares their resumes incorrectly. That is primarily because they do not: Target their resumes precisely to the positions they seek by matching their qualifications with the job requirem...

Effortless Neutals

Effortless Style: Neutrals

I’ve never been someone who stays away from a bold color and try to incorporate it into my wardrobe whenever I can, but nothing exudes such effortless elegance like a great neutral. I honestly think you can never have too...

Resume Writing

At a Glance: Does Your Resume Have Enough Hot Verbs?

I loathe and I do mean LOATHE re-working my resume. I get overwhelmed with all the conflicting information swirling about the internet, so I just avoid it. But, then it comes time for a job search, or my dream career comes knoc...