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Learn Names Quickly

Learning people’s names is a skill and one that I have been fortunate enough to have picked up early in my lifetime. I definitely contribute my ability to quickly remember people’s names to being a member of a Greek organiz...

The Rundown: Skip the Small Talk

Small talk is the enemy.  Small talk must end. So says writer Starlee Kine in an early episode of the popular radio program This American Life. In the episode (one that my sister and I often quote to one another) Kine shares h...

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...


9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Next Conference

Millions of attendees participate in conventions, conferences, congresses, trade shows and exhibitions each year. Are you one of the millions? I recently attended the World Tea Expo in Long Beach, California. I had been looking...

3 Tips For Taking Advantage of Twitter’s Redesign

Twitter recently introduced a redesign to the site that makes profiles look a little more like Facebook. Since the site is a great way to network with others for your career, this redesign is a great opportunity to see how you ...

9 Steps To Making A Strong First Impression

You only get one chance to make a first impression. It is cheesy, but it is true. Make the most of a first impression with these tips. Smile. This is the easiest way to show that you are friendly. Firm handshake. Limp handshake...


3 Reasons to Attend a Lean In Event

The Sheryl Sandberg authored phenomenon, Lean In finally made its way to the Bluegrass state, when a group of Louisville, Kentucky professional women decided to host a Lean In Kickoff Event. I attended the sold out event with ...

It’s a Women’s Social Media World Except for LinkedIn [Infographic]

All Career Girls know how social media like Twitter serve up great tools for networking. As it turns out, they might especially be amazing tools for networking with your fellow Career Girls! Personal finance website FinancesOn...

5 Tips for Conference Networking

In the higher education and student affairs world, conference season is upon us! Around this time, many professional organizations host their annual regional and national conferences. I recently returned from a regional NACADA ...


3 Types of Media Twitter Accounts For Career Girls To Follow

Twitter can be one of the best tools for networking, but there are so many accounts that it can be hard to know who you should follow at first. This is especially true if you’re a Career Girl interested in the media indus...