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Career on the Rocks? 5 Tips on How to get your groove back

Is your career on the rocks Career Girl?  Do you find yourself secretly rendezvousing with your ideal career in your mind? C’mon now….. What if I were to tell you that it doesn’t exist?  Eek!  I could jus...

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Cover Letters: Enough About You…Lets Talk About Me

I’m not reading your cover letter. I really want to, its just that I have a grant deadline, and someone just walked into my office, and now there is a meeting, and now its ten after six and I really need to get home to feed t...

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4 Tips to Get Comfortable in Your New Job

If you thought that the nerves would wear off as soon as you landed the job for which you’ve been interviewing, think again. For some newbies, the first few days on the job can be even more nerve-wracking than the interview p...


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Quitting Time: 6 Reasons to Leave Your Job

Every Career Girl has a dream: land an awesome job. Some ladies find them – others don’t. But just because you think your current job isn’t The One doesn’t mean you should up and quit just yet. We get that no one wants ...

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5 Interview Red Flags: Avoid Taking the Wrong Job!

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, it’s easy to get wrapped up in trying sell yourself to potential employers. It’s so easy, in fact, that you can forget to step back and ask yourself if you really want t...

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Sucked into the Grass is Always Greener Mentality?

Decisions, decisions! Most of us are faced with little and big decisions all of the time. If you truly stop to think about it, many choices are based off of the grass is always greener mentality. The hard truth is that sometime...


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The Do’s and Don’ts of Interviewing

Ok Career Girl, so your resume gets attention and you receive “the call” you’ve been waiting for, from a Recruiter or better yet from an Employer. They’d like to bring you in for a preliminary interview....

Resume Writing

How to Leverage Job References to Win Offers

 You are ready to start your job search equipped with a killer resume, and you have practiced and prepared well enough to nail interviews. Before you begin applying however ask yourself, “how do my references stack up?” Re...

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3 Powerful Networking Tips to Help You Land a Job

Looking for a new job? Time to tap into your network of connections. Before you reach out to anyone, it is important to strategically prepare so that you can land interview opportunities. Here are 3 tips on how to maximize your...


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Is Your Off-Ramp Really an On-Ramp?

I love road trips. Control freak that my husband is, he always drives, which is probably why I love road trips. I used to navigate but with the GPS in charge, I look out the window, nibble on sunflower seeds, and think about of...