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How to Crush Your Next Interview

I’m willing to bet that most women do more “prep” work before going on a first date than they do for an interview. You know who you are. You’ve researched your date online, spoken about countless “what-if” scenario...

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Win the Job With a Powerful Thank you Letter. What to Say and Why.

Win the Job With a Powerful Thank you Letter. What to Say and Why. Whether it is in person, over the phone or Skype, it is important to send a thank you/follow-up letter after every interview. I have consulted with HR professio...

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3 Tips To Turn Your Job Search Into Job Offers

Searching for a new opportunity can be  overwhelming whether you are working and looking for a new opportunity, or you are unemployed and job hunting. Regardless of the reason you are job searching, it is important to stay foc...


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The Top 2 Things Not To Do When Job Searching

As the month of April comes to a close I reflect back on the time I have spent preparing for and immersing myself in the job search. I spent much of this time talking to professional connections of family friends to seek advic...

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3 Tips for Your Job Search Romance

Recently I was sitting in a meeting where a search for a position that had recently closed was being discussed. One of the search committee members was updating the group on the search and mentioned that there were many applica...

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Expand Your Job Search Now

Throughout the past year I have been asked the same questions by family and friends as they are curious to learn more about my job search. Mostly they want to know what industry I am looking to get into, if there is a specific ...


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3 Tips for a Successful Spring Job Search

Spring-cleaning on your mind, Career Girl?  As you begin dusting the nooks and crannies around the house, also consider dusting off your approach to your winter job search.  Just as the trees are sprouting new shoots, it’s ...

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Are You the Tortoise or the Hare?

Are You the Tortoise or the Hare? Image Source: Children Illustrators – Richard Johnson Refinery29 has been a great source of beauty, career, and fashion inspiration for me over the past year, and this week was no excepti...

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Why Does the Hiring Process Take So Long?

Why does the hiring process take so long? Let’s get straight-to-the-point to answer the question on so many job seekers’ minds: What part of the hiring process takes the longest for internal recruiters and staffing agencie...


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8 Do’s and Don’ts of Career Fair Prep

 Go in a Star. Leave Shining Even Brighter! Participating in career fairs is a great way to supplement your job search, and an invaluable networking opportunity if you play your cards right. Don’t just show up, walk aro...