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Not All Opportunities Are Created Equally

Ok Career Girl, I want to ask you a question.  Do you want good or great? I want you take a moment and really think about this because by doing so you’ll discover your level of self worth. You see, most people will blurt...

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So You’ve Been Fired: 5 Ways to Bounce Back

I might be naive, but I kind of thought that people who get fired usually did at least a little something that may have merited firing. I’ve always been sure that there are exceptions, but generally, that’s how I th...

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5 Job Interviewing Musts That Became Surprise “Don’ts” for This Hiring Manager

As many of you know, I’ve recently made the journey from entrepreneurship here at Career Girl Network to the corporate sector. And while I certainly miss the CGN staff and interns, I’m incredibly happy with my choic...


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A Story of Job Search Failure (and how it led to success)

After I finished graduate school in Belgium, I ended up at a career loss.  I wanted to stay in Europe (there was a boy and also I loved my access to amazing chocolate), but I didn’t have the right passport, I had no idea wha...

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Interview Questions that Matter

I remember when I first was interviewing for jobs after college. You could have told me that I was going to work 80-hour weeks for minimum wage, bending paperclips or something. I wouldn’t have cared. I was so worried abo...

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Are you a failure creator?

Fear of failure is one of the most common fears out there, especially among over-achievers. Career Girls, that’s you! We do anything to avoid failure. In fact, as humans we’re built to run from or fight against what we don...


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Is the Grass Greener Elsewhere? How to Research a Company’s Culture

In this uncertain job market when eight in 10 U.S. workers are stressed out at their jobs, it is not surprising that most just want to move on and find a new job. You may even find yourself in this common category. Be it a lack...

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There’s a New “Like” in Town

It’s a pretty well known fact that teenagers and young adults are often caught saying “like” every few words when speaking. I assumed this would be something I would grow out of and have worked hard to try and eliminate i...

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4 Ways to Streamline Your Job Search

The Job Search. Three words that encompass all kinds of emotions: stress, excitement, anxiety, confusion, perhaps dread. Job searching is a process, but where do you start? Gone are the days when you can open a newspaper to the...


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This 4-Letter Word May Be The Key To Your Success

Do you have it? The one trait that is arguably the strongest predictor of success isn’t what you’d think. It’s not intelligence, creativity, street smarts or good looks. It’s GRIT. In her short, but powe...