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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 ...

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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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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...

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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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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...

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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 ...

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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...


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Tell Me About Yourself

How often have you found yourself having to answer the question, “Tell me about yourself” in your personal life, work life, and/or social life? It seems like this is a popular “ice-breaker” style question that Career Gi...