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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 ...

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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...

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Group Exercise and Making New Friends

About two months ago I decided to take advantage of a Living Social Deal for one month of unlimited boot camp classes. I was hesitant to go alone to a boot camp class where I would know NO ONE. Part of me wanted to bail, but I ...


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There’s a New “Like” in Town

It’s a pretty well known fact that teenagers and young adults are often caught saying “like” every few words when speaking. I assumed this would be something I would grow out of and have worked hard to try and eliminate i...

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Your Guide to Navigating Professional Associations

I first learned about professional associations while a student in college. From day one of my college career in 2006, my professors took time to instill in my fellow classmates and I the value of being involved in such organiz...

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Women Who Oppress Women

I’ve recently become aware of a strange phenomenon. It may be something that you’ve dealt with since so many people have already suggested to me that they’ve worked with someone like this. It was new to me, an...


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4 LinkedIn Groups Every Journalist Should Join

LinkedIn is a great place to connect with people in your field. Unlike other social networks, it is purely meant to be a community of professionals. One of the best ways to make these connections is to join groups. Of course th...

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The Perfect Post: What, When, and Where

Entrepreneurs scale between the mundane details of managing the daily operations of their business and the heady thrill of a great client meeting, or PR opportunity! Somewhere between the two lives the on-going-incessant-get-ah...

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5 Reasons to Connect with a Mentor in 2014

If you’re like many Career Girls, you’ve drafted a to-do list of goals for 2014.  Take a few minutes to review your list. If you had a team to support you in moving forward in your career, wouldn’t it make accomplishing ...


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The Value of a College Career Counselor

I have now been to see one of my university’s career counselors three times in the past year and I will definitely be continuing to meet with her until either the school year ends or, I (fingers crossed) land a job! The first...