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5 Career Lessons from 5 Years in Nonprofits

Well, I’m on my way out. As of today, I am no longer the Director of Marketing and Communications at Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women. I accepted a position with a marketing and design firm, Cull Group, and am enterin...

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4 Steps To Give You A Greater Sense Of Purpose

Probably the number one reason individuals contact me is because they are seeking a greater sense of purpose in their careers and lives. Is this something you also crave?  And what exactly do you mean by it? When I was in Lond...

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5 Fast Tips To Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile

I recently came across Neal Schaffer’s Checklist of 17 Professional LinkedIn Tips. While they’re all worthwhile, I’ve picked out five tips that provide the most bang for your buck in the least amount of time. Complete the...


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Have You Thought About a Career (or Just Learning More About) Tech?

This number is staggering: 279,585. That’s the number of jobs open in tech right now! By 2020, there will be over 1 million open jobs in the tech industry. So whether you’re incredibly computer savvy, or just thinki...

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A Job Winning Cover Letter

New Rules and Proven Strategies for the 21st Century Job Market. It is often said that a cover letter rarely gets read. I beg to differ. As the Director of Career Services for a career college for 8 years I collaborated with HR...

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The Stats: Social Media and the Hiring Process [INFOGRAPHIC]

The statistics of social media and the job search have been incredibly prevalent in the media today. Many people are still in disbelief that so many recruiters and hiring managers check in on social media about their candidates...


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Dress to Impress: Job Interview Style Tips

You found the perfect job, and now it’s time to nail the interview! You only have one chance to make a fantastic first impression at an interview. Style speaks volumes before you’ve said a word. Looking put-together and pol...

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Six Tips to Land the Job

  As an Executive Search professional, Abby McDonald knows how to nail the interview and land the job. CGN is delighted to share her secrets with our readers.  Greetings, Career Girls! Want to learn how to be fierce in an...

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Step Up: Share Your Gifts

I recently had a session with a fabulous young woman, Jana. She’s smart, talented, and completely committed to helping and supporting other people in finding their purpose in life. She is so passionate about this in fact, tha...


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The Only Three Job Interview Questions That Matter

You have a big job interview coming up. You’ve practiced answering questions based on the “Situation/Behavior/Outcome” model. You’ve researched the company and you’re prepared to ask smart question...