Career Moves
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You Got This. Make It Happen.

Whatever struggle you’re going through now – whether personal or professional, seemingly trivial or downright insurmountable - Danielle LaPorte’s credo below reminds us: You got this. I recommend printing the...

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5 Tips to Help you Stay Sane at a job You Hate.

Hate your job but haven’t landed a new one yet? Here are 5 tips on getting through it without losing your sanity. Do you have days at work where the clock cannot move fast enough? You find yourself in meetings doing everythin...

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Get Your Priorities Straight! Online Decision Making Tool

I am not decisive. I hem and haw in the cereal aisle, while reading take out menus and over cheap sunglasses at Target. Picking one pair of summer flats means I won’t be able to have all the rest of the cute shoes on display....


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The 5 Best Times in Your Life to Make a Career Change

Making a career change is never easy. Simply changing jobs is hard enough in this economy, so convincing a hiring manager or recruiter to take a chance on someone from a different field can feel nearly impossible. But if you...

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How to Crush Your Next Interview

I’m willing to bet that most women do more “prep” work before going on a first date than they do for an interview. You know who you are. You’ve researched your date online, spoken about countless “what-if” scenario...

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Give Up? Not! Believe in the Beauty of Your Dreams

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -Eleanor Roosevelt As a Career Girl, it’s common to stop believing in the beauty of your dreams. You get passed up for a promotion, your business is...


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Win the Job With a Powerful Thank you Letter. What to Say and Why.

Win the Job With a Powerful Thank you Letter. What to Say and Why. Whether it is in person, over the phone or Skype, it is important to send a thank you/follow-up letter after every interview. I have consulted with HR professio...

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3 Tips To Turn Your Job Search Into Job Offers

Searching for a new opportunity can be  overwhelming whether you are working and looking for a new opportunity, or you are unemployed and job hunting. Regardless of the reason you are job searching, it is important to stay foc...

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The Top 2 Things Not To Do When Job Searching

As the month of April comes to a close I reflect back on the time I have spent preparing for and immersing myself in the job search. I spent much of this time talking to professional connections of family friends to seek advic...


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3 Tips for Your Job Search Romance

Recently I was sitting in a meeting where a search for a position that had recently closed was being discussed. One of the search committee members was updating the group on the search and mentioned that there were many applica...