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Negotiate

How to Negotiate Salary: Questions, Answers and Scripts

Just the word “negotiate” can ignite a bevy of nerves. You might think “If I am offered a job, do I dare even try to ask for more money in this employment market?” Fear not, my job seeker friends. Negotiating does not...

Love your job

3 Simple Ways to Love Your Job

If I were to ask you to list 5 things that you love about your job Career Girl, I could bet that you would hum and ha and zone right in on all the things that you can’t stand. I know this because I’ve heard the ...

Interview Fail

More than a Resume: Put Your Best E-Face Forward

Wow. I haven’t done hiring in a while, but I have to say that my recent foray into finding an intern has been just slightly short of awful. I know it’s unpaid, but really? No one worth contacting? I want this terrib...


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5 Job Interviewing Musts That Became Surprise “Don’ts” for This Hiring Manager

As many of you know, I’ve recently made the journey from entrepreneurship here at Career Girl Network to the corporate sector. And while I certainly miss the CGN staff and interns, I’m incredibly happy with my choic...

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Interview Questions that Matter

I remember when I first was interviewing for jobs after college. You could have told me that I was going to work 80-hour weeks for minimum wage, bending paperclips or something. I wouldn’t have cared. I was so worried abo...

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There’s a New “Like” in Town

It’s a pretty well known fact that teenagers and young adults are often caught saying “like” every few words when speaking. I assumed this would be something I would grow out of and have worked hard to try and eliminate i...


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Interviews: Before and After Tidbits

In the fall I attended a conference where we (all fellow forensics coaches) were asked to give one “super power” we have as part of our self introduction. WAY better than answering what your spiritual animal is…yeah, I ha...

Women Interviewing

3 Essential Tips for Acing the Interview

You’ve been scouring job boards, networking like a fiend, and have finally landed that critical interview for the job you’ve always dreamed of. How do you pass the interview with flying colors? Check out these three tips fo...

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The Career Girl’s Guide To Writing A Post-Interview Thank You Note

Never underestimate the importance of a thank you note. Few people send them anymore, so these days, sending one doesn’t just show that you have good manners, it also helps you stand out from the crowd. Here is a guide to wri...


College Counselors

The Value of a College Career Counselor

I have now been to see one of my university’s career counselors three times in the past year and I will definitely be continuing to meet with her until either the school year ends or, I (fingers crossed) land a job! The first...