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5 Powerful Interview Strategies to Gain an Unfair Advantage and Beat the Competition

Imagine going into your next job interview with confidence, ease, and an authentic smile; you have researched the company inside and out, memorized your resume, practiced your answers and prepared questions to ask. You are tota...

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Maximizing MOOCs: 5 (Free!) Online Classes for the Fall

Its time to admit that we are on our own for professional development. Many of our employers have been forced to cut costs down to the basics (including raising health benefits and eliminating 401ks.) Gone are the days in which...

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7 Things to Do Before and After Your Interview

If probably feels like your life hangs on the outcome of that interview. All right, maybe not your life, but quite possibly your career dreams. Much of the time going to a job interview is a nerve-wracking experience, because t...


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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....