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From Drake: A Lesson in Career Development

CGN is delighted to host Denise DeGennaro this week, a talented career advisor in higher education. Yes, that Drake…rapper Drake. In his hit song “Started from the Bottom,” he recalls “livin at [his] mom...

5 Career Lessons We Can Learn from Women in Hollywood

Hollywood is gearing up for another intense awards season, which kicked off with the Hollywood Film Awards earlier this month. While the careers of the rich and famous have their highs and lows, ultimately, we Career Girls can ...

What’s With the Sexy LinkedIn Photos?

Working in the staffing industry, I’ve had the chance to look at a lot of LinkedIn photos. Like people, they come in all shapes and sizes. Some are friendly and engaging, some are serious, some are geeky, and some of are even...


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Step Up: Share Your Gifts

I recently had a session with a fabulous young woman, Jana. She’s smart, talented, and completely committed to helping and supporting other people in finding their purpose in life. She is so passionate about this in fact, tha...

All Thumbs in a Kitchen? [Infographic]

A chill fills our evenings, Halloween is right around the corner, and our talk turns to the dreaded ‘holidays.’ Let me go on record as saying, I’m typically not a fan of them…at all…ever. I grit my...

The Only Three Job Interview Questions That Matter

You have a big job interview coming up. You’ve practiced answering questions based on the “Situation/Behavior/Outcome” model. You’ve researched the company and you’re prepared to ask smart question...


6 Tips To Help You Be Brilliant

Good Afternoon To You All. This is my first article for Career Girl Network, having been an avid follower for a year.  I write to you from Malawi in South East Africa where I run a coaching business doing what I love from a pl...

3 Ways to Recover After Making an Ass of Yourself

I’m not proud of this, but I was a first rate bitch last week. I flew into a lovely regional airport ASSUMING a three-hour transportation window was sufficient time to get to the client site 49 MILES AWAY. Granted, not a shor...

Is Your Job Making You Tired? Here’s How To Fix That.

Recently, a lot of random people have been talking to me about their work in a negative way. They are tired of work. They are stressed by work. They are just plain exhausted…by work. And I GET it.  No matter how much you...


Which Celebrity’s Personality Do You Match Most?[INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you ever taking the Myers Briggs Type Indicator? For short, the MBTI? If you’re unfamiliar, it’s a common personality test taking by students and professionals worldwide. It can measure your personality traits ...