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4 Must-Read Books By Female Journalists For Aspiring Media Career Girls

If you’re a Career Girl who dreams of working in the media one day, there are a few different ways you can prepare to enter the field and educate yourself about what to expect in the industry. While you’ve probably thought ...

How to Graciously Decline an Offer

So you’re comfortable in your current job.  Recruiters have been stalking you on a daily basis, dazzling, shinier, opportunities to you, with more money, more perks, lots of upward mobility and so you decide to give it a...

5 Powerful Interview Strategies to Gain an Unfair Advantage and Beat the Competition

Imagine going into your next job interview with confidence, ease, and an authentic smile; you have researched the company inside and out, memorized your resume, practiced your answers and prepared questions to ask. You are tota...


7 Things to Do Before and After Your Interview

If probably feels like your life hangs on the outcome of that interview. All right, maybe not your life, but quite possibly your career dreams. Much of the time going to a job interview is a nerve-wracking experience, because t...

Career on the Rocks? 5 Tips on How to get your groove back

Is your career on the rocks Career Girl?  Do you find yourself secretly rendezvousing with your ideal career in your mind? C’mon now….. What if I were to tell you that it doesn’t exist?  Eek!  I could jus...

Cover Letters: Enough About You…Lets Talk About Me

I’m not reading your cover letter. I really want to, its just that I have a grant deadline, and someone just walked into my office, and now there is a meeting, and now its ten after six and I really need to get home to feed t...


5 Interview Red Flags: Avoid Taking the Wrong Job!

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, it’s easy to get wrapped up in trying sell yourself to potential employers. It’s so easy, in fact, that you can forget to step back and ask yourself if you really want t...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Interviewing

Ok Career Girl, so your resume gets attention and you receive “the call” you’ve been waiting for, from a Recruiter or better yet from an Employer. They’d like to bring you in for a preliminary interview....

How to Leverage Job References to Win Offers

 You are ready to start your job search equipped with a killer resume, and you have practiced and prepared well enough to nail interviews. Before you begin applying however ask yourself, “how do my references stack up?” Re...


3 Powerful Networking Tips to Help You Land a Job

Looking for a new job? Time to tap into your network of connections. Before you reach out to anyone, it is important to strategically prepare so that you can land interview opportunities. Here are 3 tips on how to maximize your...