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Why You Should Join More Online Communities

  There are all kinds of communities – both online and offline. Sure, you’re on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Maybe you even Instagram. But are you in the communities you need to be in to make an impact in y...

Ordering Wine in a Business Setting

Whether you’re seated at the head of the table or just along for the ride, at some point in your career, you’ll face the dreaded task of ordering wine for a large group of people. If you’re lucky, it will be s...

Demystifying Instagram

Sometimes new social media networks pop up and I get excited and jump right in. Twitter was definitely that kind of case. I connected with it instantly, and immediately saw a use for it in my personal life and career. But other...


The 3 Career Mentors Everyone Should Have

You’re out there busy finding a mentor, right? Or maybe you’re looking for a sponsor. Or perhaps you’re just looking for a job. No matter the case, The Daily Muse recently published an incredible outline for e...

The Million Dollar Elevator Ride

It’s not often here at Career Girl that we recommend you read an article without at least giving you a snippet or quote from said article. This, however, is one of those times. And here’s why. In a recent article at...

Worth Equals Influence

Last week, Career Girl Contributor Marcy Farry brought us the article “Busyness Equals Worth?” In it, she talks about the tendency of our culture to equate busyness and general stress to value. Marcy encouraged us t...


Yes, You Have to Get on LinkedIn

I have been shocked lately at the number of people I’ve met who’ve said something like, “Oh, yeah, LinkedIn….I’m not on that yet.” Or in another instance, an incredibly connected individual o...

How to Be a Smart Protégé

Whether the word you choose is “mentee” or “protégé”, being one is tough. Perhaps you’ve found a mentor (or mentors), maybe you’ve even created your own powerful Board of Directors who cons...

Dealing with a LinkedIn Blast from the Past

Stella Fayman, one of the founders of Entrepreneurs Unplugged recently wrote an interesting story of a LinkedIn request she didn’t accept. In “LinkedIn Request From the Past – Take It or Leave It,” Stell...


The Power of Female Relationships

We’ve been busy the past two weeks looking at our negative self-talk and getting ahead of shame. To supplement our internal dialogue shift, I thought I’d talk about how female friendships turbo kick our ability to positivel...