Resumes and Reputations
Bio

Why You Need to Write a Professional Bio

There may be numerous times in your career when you’re asked for something other than your resume to represent yourself in a given situation. In those times, you’re often going to be expected to present a profession...

sowhat

The Resume Exercise You Need to Perform TODAY!

Here at Career Girl Network, we are asked often to review resumes from those in our network. What do we think? What would we recommend she change? How can she position her resume to get a certain job? And while I and my staff a...

resume-wizard

Job Searching on Saturday: Make Sure Your Resume Lands in the Right Place!

When setting out to find a job or internship, you may often feel like the odds are against you. As the economy slowly picks up and you’re against applicants with greater experience, make sure your resume lands in the righ...


business-member

What Your Boss Is Reading: Own Your Company

  Remember when I recommended that, once a week, you read something that your boss is probably reading? You’ve totally been doing that, right? Of course you have.  But, just in case you maybe forgot or have been bus...

coverletter

4 Cover Letter Openers That Score the Interview

The first sentence of a cover letter should be like the first sentence of a good book – it should make you want to read the whole thing. If you write a bum first sentence, chances are your cover letter is going to get a quick...

cardflick

CardFlick – Your “Virtual” Business Card

You know as well as I do that I’m a little obsessed with apps. But this is one you’re going to want to get. It begs the question – are business cards out? Imagine this, you go to a networking event, you meet a num...


Bad Employee

What Your Boss Is Reading: Are You One of These Employees?

You’re smart. You’re savvy. You’re a Career Girl looking to climb the ladder, shatter the glass ceiling with the Hammer of Womanhood, and settle yourself into the Holy Ergonomic Chair that comes with having a ...

winner-win

Soul Suck: How to Win at the Job Search Without Losing Your Soul In the Process

FACT: Looking for a new job totally blows. Now that you’ve resonated on that one for a moment, let’s come back to some more real talk. There is very little that is fun or exciting or rewarding about the job search. ...

innovation

The Innovation Tactics on Kickstarter and TEDx Changing the Business World

Etsy gives any crafter on the planet the opportunity to run a booming business. Kickstarter gives any entrepreneur on the planet the opportunity to get investors without big pitches and huge dollars. TEDx gives great speakers f...


resumegaps

Finding Ways to Fill Resume Gaps

Usually when we’re talking about gaps on resumes, we’re talking about gaps in time. But today, I want to talk about a different kind of gap – an experience gap. Do you have them on your resume? Read on and find ou...