Career Moves
NoWay

I Would Do Anything for a Job….But I Won’t Do That

Every day, all over the world, people do crazy things….for love…for happiness…and for their jobs. And in the iconic words of Meatloaf, we might say, “I would do anything for love (or in this case, a job)...

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Building Your Skills Through Blogging

I have women ask me regularly how they can start a blog, whether or not they should blog, and what blogging might give them. For me, my Minneapolis Career Girl and Chicago Career Girl blogs eventually led to the launch of this ...

backpacking

Swapping Your Blackberry for a Backpack: World Travel Mid-Career

A few weeks ago, we brought you “Get Ahead By Going Abroad” after realizing many adults list their biggest regret as doing too little traveling abroad. At that time, we reminded you that it is possible to travel abr...


MillennialsMeanBusiness

Millennials Mean Business

Who wouldn’t want to get behind this mission – Learn. Improve. Excel. Isn’t that what we all want for our careers? Constant learning, daily improvement, and an overall drive to excel in our work. I was delight...

Engineers

Complacency from Women in Male-Dominated Industries

I spent a lot of time networking with women. Luncheons, happy hours, 1:1 networking meetings. In my networking, I meet women from all industries and walks of life, but what’s interesting to me is this. I rarely meet women...

ampsycho2

Ways Men Undermine Themselves at Work – and What Women Can Learn from It

Let’s not mince words. Sometimes men do things in business women will never….ever….understand. If you’ve ever seen the movie American Psycho, you know what I’m talking about. There’s an iconi...


resume-wizard

How Recruiters See Your Resume

Have you ever wondered what recruiters really look at when they’re reviewing your resume? Well, look no further. Business Insider has given us an innovative and exciting new look at the behavior of recruiters – an ...

fired

Fired Before Your First Day, Tips to Avoid This Blunder

The road to finding the perfect job is paved with bad interviews, botched resumes, and….getting fired before your first day? What?!? You’d be surprised. A rescinded job offer isn’t such a far fetched scenario ...

womenscience

The Power of Women in Science

Hidden in the pages of the new book “Dear Professor Einstein: Albert Einstein’s Letters to and from Children,” there is a letter and response from a South African girl. I found this exchange on Maria Popova...


theflow

Turn Your Passion Into Flow

There are as many types of yoga as there are people, and the key to loving yoga (I’m told), is finding the type of yoga that best suits you. There’s slow yoga, flow yoga, hot yoga, and more. The yoga that works best...