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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 s...

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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...

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3 Things to Always Give To Get More Out of Your Networking

We constantly read or hear about the importance of networking. How it can take just one person whom we happen to meet at a networking event, which can be the key that leads us to finding a new client, to getting a new job, or t...


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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...

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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 ...

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4 Simple Ways to Get Noticed at Networking Events

When you’re just starting out in the corporate world, networking events can be really daunting. As Career Girls, you’re told networking events are the key to career success and give you the opportunity to meet impor...


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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...