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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...

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Step Up: Share Your Gifts

I recently had a session with a fabulous young woman, Jana. She’s smart, talented, and completely committed to helping and supporting other people in finding their purpose in life. She is so passionate about this in fact, tha...

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The Only Three Job Interview Questions That Matter

You have a big job interview coming up. You’ve practiced answering questions based on the “Situation/Behavior/Outcome” model. You’ve researched the company and you’re prepared to ask smart question...


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All I Do Is Win: Your Resume Should Reflect Your Achievements

Once upon a time, in my hijinks as a hiring manager, I would put ads out for new staff. Inevitably, I would end up drowning in resumes, many of which did not even remotely fit the qualifications I needed. Many would be complete...

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3 Follow-Up Steps to Land the Job

Do Call Us. We Won’t Call You.  It would be nice if it were a standard practice among companies to follow up to let candidates know that they were not selected. It sure would make the process a whole lot easier and less...

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LOL Cat Lessons: Learning from Memes

  CGN is delighted to host Lindsay Bosch, a Program Officer for the Association of  College and Research Libraries | American Library Association, as this week’s guest contributor. “In marketing, attention is t...


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The Job Search Instinct That Could Be Killing Your Chances at Employment

My father’s mantra to me when it comes to my career is always the same: “Remember, every job is a roller coaster.” You might be down now, but you can always go up. And you might feel up today, but don’t ...

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Should You Have a Personal Business Card?

When your name isn’t stenciled on an office door or engraved on a plaque over a cubicle, learning to market yourself is that much more important. Just because you’re not a member of the traditional nine to five job ...

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Top Hiring Mistakes And How to Avoid Them

CGN is delighted to host Shanna Mallon, a writer for Straight North, a Web development company with headquarters in Chicago for this week’s guest post. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been hiring employees for decades o...


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For the Millennial Career Girl: Managing an Online Presence

As Millennial Career Girls, We grew up with social media and the Internet, and we most likely handle multiple online accounts. Most Career Girls already know the basics about strictly professional sites like LinkedIn, but what ...