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The Platitudes of Career Development and How to Know They’re True

“As the founder of Career Girl Network, it’s been a few months since you’ve heard from me on this site. For those of you who follow our newsletter, you know that I’ve recently stepped down as Career Girl...

6 Tips for a Successful Job Search

It’s January 20: your holiday buzz has officially worn off. And now that oh-so-familiar feeling is creeping back up on you every time your alarm goes off at 6am: dread of going to work, grinding it out in a job where the magi...

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Indecision – The Popular Form of Self-Torture

Why are you torturing yourself? That’s what indecision is: a self perpetuated state of torture. You know what I’m talking about. Indecision is that feeling of being trapped in the space between your options. It is going aro...


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Got a Career Hangover?

  I call the first few weeks of January ‘Career Hangover WEEK’.  You know, when all the fun of the holiday parties and the sitting around and watching the tree while your out-of-office response merrily deals with ...

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The Career Girl’s Guide To Writing A Post-Interview Thank You Note

Never underestimate the importance of a thank you note. Few people send them anymore, so these days, sending one doesn’t just show that you have good manners, it also helps you stand out from the crowd. Here is a guide to wri...

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Who’s Been Reading Your Resume?

Actually, it’s not so much a question of who’s been reading your resume, it’s what’s been reading your resume: A software program Anyone currently conducting a job search knows the infamous online appli...


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Three Things You Need To Start Your Business

Ahhh the dream: You sit back in your desk, drink some more coffee, and daydream what it would be like if you called the shots while doing something you love. Maybe you’d have some minions! And a really nice office set up....

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New Year, New Resume

When is the last time you refreshed your resume? If you’re in the midst of the job search, you (hopefully) have obsessed over the quality of your resume and have ensured everything is up to date. If you’re happy in ...

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The Value of a College Career Counselor

I have now been to see one of my university’s career counselors three times in the past year and I will definitely be continuing to meet with her until either the school year ends or, I (fingers crossed) land a job! The first...


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Career Paths in the Hospitality World

Today, I wanted to share the different sides of the hospitality world and the event roles within each. For any of you interested in this industry, this may help you decide which career path fits your lifestyle!  #1 Corporation...