Changing Careers
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Equipping Yourself for a Short Unemployment Phase

In the working world, if one thing is certain, it’s that nothing ever seems certain. From individuals facing lay-offs to unexpected circumstances, a career can go from seemingly thriving to falling short in an instant. If you...

Dream Job

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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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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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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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...


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Get Your Priorities Straight! Online Decision Making Tool

I am not decisive. I hem and haw in the cereal aisle, while reading take out menus and over cheap sunglasses at Target. Picking one pair of summer flats means I won’t be able to have all the rest of the cute shoes on display....

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The 5 Best Times in Your Life to Make a Career Change

Making a career change is never easy. Simply changing jobs is hard enough in this economy, so convincing a hiring manager or recruiter to take a chance on someone from a different field can feel nearly impossible. But if you...

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How to Crush Your Next Interview

I’m willing to bet that most women do more “prep” work before going on a first date than they do for an interview. You know who you are. You’ve researched your date online, spoken about countless “what-if” scenario...


Job Search

Expand Your Job Search Now

Throughout the past year I have been asked the same questions by family and friends as they are curious to learn more about my job search. Mostly they want to know what industry I am looking to get into, if there is a specific ...