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Three Tips For a Successful Internship

This past summer I completed an internship with Career Girl Network. This is the first internship that required me to relocate and really go outside my comfort zone. It was an incredible experience, and by the end of the summer...

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Job Seekers: Should You “Design” Your Resume?

If you’re sending out dozens of resumes with no reply, you’re not alone: This is the new normal in job hunting, and it leaves job seekers frustrated and hopeless. Seeking a way to stand out from the crowd of applica...

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What to Say When Your Resume Has an Annoying Gap

Have you ever had a resume gap? A break in your timeline that makes you cringe and fills you with a certain shame when you even THINK about interviewing? You think all sorts of crazy thoughts.  Things like, What if “they...


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One Question Everyone Should Ask

StumbleUpon.com became a favorite site of mine when I discovered it a few years ago. For me, StumbleUpon serves most often as a distraction during class lectures or provides a ‘quick’ break when studying. The mater...

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Knowing When “It’s Over” in Every Area of Life

“It’s over.” Two simple words. Seven tiny letters. But somehow these are the words in the English language that are somehow always the hardest to say. We stay in relationships longer than we should. We stay in...

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When It’s Time To Let Go

As wise man/recording artist Neil Sedaka once so sagely said, “Breaking up is hard to do.” In my experience, this is the case no matter who or what you may be breaking up with. Particularly if you’re stubborn ...


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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Service Business

In an ideal world, we’d have all the time we needed to fully plan our ventures. We could cross all the Ts and dot all the Is before going full bore. The real world has no time for such careful planning, though. Oftentimes...

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Strategic Networking: Your Career Advancement Edge

We all know that networking is the key to professional success -the most powerful competency you can use to advance your career.  But if you are like many professional women, the term “Networking” creates feelings ...

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Can the Sorority Stereotype Help or Hurt Your Job Interview?

One of the most uncomfortable moments for me during a job interview is being asked a question in which the response leads to the mention of my experience in a sorority. Most of the time I don’t know enough about the person I...


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Pursuing a Graduate Degree – Is it Worth the Cost?

As any recent or soon-to-be college grad knows, life after four (or even five) years living in a bubble of classes a few hours a day (and no classes on Fridays!) with parties every weekend is hard to imagine. Applying to jobs a...