Career Moves
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Is There Work After Baby?

The editors at Human Resources MBA Degree Guide decided to research the topic of work after baby. Is it possible? How does it work, and how do the numbers break down? Check out the infographic below to learn more. Image source:...

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Four Steps to Becoming a Freelancer

I regularly volunteer at events for students and new graduates from my alma mater. I know I’m not a famous author or a third string NFL quarterback (my two dream jobs), but I’ve noticed that my job sounds pretty coo...

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The Fine Line Between Job Searching and Stalking: It Might Pay Off to Walk It

Last week, Mashable profiled an awesome Chicagoan, Max Crowley, who landed his job as Uber’s Senior Community Manager through, frankly, a little bit of stalking. Here is a little big of Max’s interview with Mashable...


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Developing New “Career Girls” Through a Great Internship Program

It’s no secret that Career Girl Network lives in the space between being a tech start-up and a media start-up. And living in that identity, especially given that we are – to use a buzzword term in the start-up world –...

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The Truth About Relocating for a Job Opportunity

The idea of being courted by a company across the country from where you live might seem romantic. They fly you out to the interview, they wine you, they dine you, and ultimately they pay for you to move, right? Wrong. In fact,...

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The 21st Century Resume: A Personal Website

Standing out from the crowd is tough when your resume is buried in a mound of papers on a hiring manager’s desk. An average of 118 people will apply for each advertised job, but only 20 percent of those applicants get cal...


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Is Your Job Dragging You Down? 2 Things To Do That Will Get You Excited Again!

  Sometimes you love your job, and it completely fuels your fire. Sometimes you hate it, and it completely drags you down.  Sometimes you love it and you hate it, and sit at your desk wondering why you are so SO tired (an...

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The Evolution of The Internship [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s hard to believe that the predecessor of today’s internship came to life in the 11th century. The interns of the past were actually apprentices seeking practical experience to grow their skill set in a trade, art, or ca...

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How to Combat the Unemployment Blues

  At some point in your career, you might experience a time of unemployment.  Perhaps you chose to quit abruptly or maybe you were laid off.  As someone who is recently unemployed, I can say there’s been many highs and...


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The 4 Moments of Truth in the Hiring Process

When you’re searching for a job, it can feel like every moment, every conversation, every communication, is equally as important as any other. The truth, though, is that there are some key moments in any job search or int...