Career Moves

4 Innovative Tips To Stay Sharp While Unemployed

  It’s not just about who you know anymore. It’s also about who knows you. This is the reality in today’s employment market, said Rich Feller, Ph.D., President of the National Career Development Association in his k...

Should You Quit If You REALLY Hate Your Job?

We’ve all been there, hunched down in our desks furtively checking the clock (and Facebook) hoping that time will somehow speed up. You hate your boss. You are bored with your work. Your co-workers are annoying. The hours...

Prepare for the Career Fair: The Specifics

Last Thursday the University of Wisconsin-Madison held their annual Fall Career and Internship Fair. As a senior at this university I, along with many of my peers, attended the fair to talk to various companies and put my face ...


Interviewing with Honesty

There is a lot of advice out there for what to say, and what not to say, during a job interview. You’re supposed to be concise, but not robotic, confident, but not arrogant, and so on. It seems that none of this advice ev...

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Your Preview of Kate White’s “I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This”

Here at Career Girl Network, we are so excited to be partnering with one of the most powerful, dynamic, and incredible women in America, Kate White. If you don’t know Kate, you’ve absolutely read her work. She is th...

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 m...


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...

Changing Jobs: Finding What’s Next (And What You Want)

Last week I wrote “We Suck At Dreaming”, and pointed out how we often focus on what we don’t want rather than what we do want. We take our dreams and put them in a box so they are practical or realistic, or we gut stuck f...

Mom, Dad, and Your Interview

I flipped the first time I learned of the new interviewing tactic some twenty-somethings were employing in their job search: Mom, or Dad, or both were accompanying them on their job interviews. HUH?? My first thought jumped to ...


What Your Boss Is Reading…Before They Become Your Boss

As a recruiter, I frequently ask and give advice on how to interview. Everything is in play–from how to schedule the interview to what happens immediately afterward…weeks afterward. The one thing I tell people to ke...