Career Moves
image-mistake2

Top Hiring Mistakes And How to Avoid Them

CGN is delighted to host Shanna Mallon, a writer for Straight North, a Web development company with headquarters in Chicago for this week’s guest post. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been hiring employees for decades o...

young woman at computer

For the Millennial Career Girl: Managing an Online Presence

As Millennial Career Girls, We grew up with social media and the Internet, and we most likely handle multiple online accounts. Most Career Girls already know the basics about strictly professional sites like LinkedIn, but what ...

#2

Curveball Interview Questions: Why They’re Asked and How To Handle Them

With the plethora of information in books and online, there really is no excuse to head into interview anything but 100% prepared – knowledgeable about the company, ready to talk about your experience, how it applies to the o...


sharprelevantpic

4 Innovative Tips To Stay Sharp While Unemployed

  It’s not just about who you know anymore. It’s also about who knows you. This is the reality in today’s employment market, said Rich Feller, Ph.D., President of the National Career Development Association in his k...

Unhappy woman

Should You Quit If You REALLY Hate Your Job?

We’ve all been there, hunched down in our desks furtively checking the clock (and Facebook) hoping that time will somehow speed up. You hate your boss. You are bored with your work. Your co-workers are annoying. The hours...

Career_Fair12_4903

Prepare for the Career Fair: The Specifics

Last Thursday the University of Wisconsin-Madison held their annual Fall Career and Internship Fair. As a senior at this university I, along with many of my peers, attended the fair to talk to various companies and put my face ...


gradschool

Going Back for an MBA: When is it Worth It?

Most hiring managers think candidates should go back to school for an MBA at a top-notch school, but only if the school is right for the candidate and only if the decision is well thought-out, notes Business Insider. Without a ...

WOMEN

Interviewing with Honesty

There is a lot of advice out there for what to say, and what not to say, during a job interview. You’re supposed to be concise, but not robotic, confident, but not arrogant, and so on. It seems that none of this advice ev...

katewhitebook

Your Preview of Kate White’s “I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This”

Here at Career Girl Network, we are so excited to be partnering with one of the most powerful, dynamic, and incredible women in America, Kate White. If you don’t know Kate, you’ve absolutely read her work. She is th...


smiling woman

5 Tips for Reinventing Your Career After a Break

If you’ve taken a career hiatus to start a family (or due to illness, ailing parents, or any other number of life’s unexpected journeys), it can be a daunting proposition to get back to the professional world. Even more dau...