Changing Careers
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Going Back for an MBA: When is it Worth It?

Most hiring managers think candidates should go back to school for an MBA at a top-notch school, but only if the school is right for the candidate and only if the decision is well thought-out, notes Business Insider. Without a ...

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5 Tips for Reinventing Your Career After a Break

If you’ve taken a career hiatus to start a family (or due to illness, ailing parents, or any other number of life’s unexpected journeys), it can be a daunting proposition to get back to the professional world. Even more dau...

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Do You Need an Advanced Degree to Follow Your Career Path[INFOGRAPHIC]

Today, having a college education is certainly important, but more and more college graduates are finding that certain career paths (not just doctors and lawyers) absolutely require an advanced degree. Research shows that 39% o...


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Climbing the Corporate Ladder…But At What Expense?

Now you’re climbing to the top of the company ladder Hope it doesn’t take too long Can’t you see there’ll come a day when it won’t matter Come a day when you’ll be gone I understand about ind...

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Three Tips For a Successful Internship

This past summer I completed an internship with Career Girl Network. This is the first internship that required me to relocate and really go outside my comfort zone. It was an incredible experience, and by the end of the summer...

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One Question Everyone Should Ask

StumbleUpon.com became a favorite site of mine when I discovered it a few years ago. For me, StumbleUpon serves most often as a distraction during class lectures or provides a ‘quick’ break when studying. The mater...


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Knowing When “It’s Over” in Every Area of Life

“It’s over.” Two simple words. Seven tiny letters. But somehow these are the words in the English language that are somehow always the hardest to say. We stay in relationships longer than we should. We stay in...

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When It’s Time To Let Go

As wise man/recording artist Neil Sedaka once so sagely said, “Breaking up is hard to do.” In my experience, this is the case no matter who or what you may be breaking up with. Particularly if you’re stubborn ...

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Can the Sorority Stereotype Help or Hurt Your Job Interview?

One of the most uncomfortable moments for me during a job interview is being asked a question in which the response leads to the mention of my experience in a sorority. Most of the time I don’t know enough about the person I...


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Pursuing a Graduate Degree – Is it Worth the Cost?

As any recent or soon-to-be college grad knows, life after four (or even five) years living in a bubble of classes a few hours a day (and no classes on Fridays!) with parties every weekend is hard to imagine. Applying to jobs a...