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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...

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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...

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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...

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Why Send a Thank You Note After an Interview?

With this upcoming week of giving thanks, it seems apropos to discuss thank you notes as it relates to your professional interviewing.  Career Girls, sending a personal note to your interviewer(s) is not just a nice to do, it ...


The Art of Small Talk in the Interview

Sweaty palms. Racing heart. An interview room can be a scary place, no matter how many times you’ve sat on the receiving end. But never fear, Career Girls, using the well-practiced art of small talk can make interviewing a br...

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The Stats: Social Media and the Hiring Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

The statistics of social media and the job search have been incredibly prevalent in the media today. Many people are still in disbelief that so many recruiters and hiring managers check in on social media about their candidates...

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Dress to Impress: Job Interview Style Tips

You found the perfect job, and now it’s time to nail the interview! You only have one chance to make a fantastic first impression at an interview. Style speaks volumes before you’ve said a word. Looking put-together and pol...


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Six Tips to Land the Job

  As an Executive Search professional, Abby McDonald knows how to nail the interview and land the job. CGN is delighted to share her secrets with our readers.  Greetings, Career Girls! Want to learn how to be fierce in an...