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What to wear to your company's holiday party

‘Tis the season to…Network

To attend or not attend?  That is the question. Last week I wrote about dressing for success for your own company’s holiday party. I never happened to think, what happens if you are invited as a guest to someone else’s...

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Social Media is the New Background Check

Holiday Party Season It’s holiday season, setting the stage for numerous holiday parties and get togethers—and providing the perfect photo ops with which to update your social networks. That photo of you sitting on Santa’...

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4 Twitter Accounts Every Career Girl Entrepreneur Should Follow

There are many different online resources for women starting their own business especially when it comes to social media. I’ve often discussed how Twitter can be essential for the Career Girl because of its networking pot...


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7 Steps To Network Like A Pro

Networking events are a great way to meet new people with similar interests, but they can be hectic and stressful. How can you make the most of networking opportunities? Here are 7 simple steps to make the most out of networkin...

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The Underutilized Networking Genre: The Talk

As much as I hear and read it, I’m almost sick of the word. Nevertheless, whether we like it networking is an essential component in advancing your career. In the latest of my career conquests, I stumbled upon a sort of netwo...

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The “Art” of Self-Promotion

If you are like most of your peers, you cringe at the mention of the term “self-promotion”; it brings on thoughts of self-serving bragging, “sucking up” to your boss, having to sell yourself in the workp...


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A Networking Haven for Career Girls: GeekGirlCon

This fall I discovered one of the best conventions for Career Girls: GeekGirlCon. The Seattle-based convention is only in its third year and as the name suggests, is meant to celebrate the the female geek. While the name and de...

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5 Fast Tips To Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile

I recently came across Neal Schaffer’s Checklist of 17 Professional LinkedIn Tips. While they’re all worthwhile, I’ve picked out five tips that provide the most bang for your buck in the least amount of time. Complete the...

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Lean In Again?

Last week I facilitated a women’s discussion group for an organization of which I’m a member. It was our kick-off session, so it felt fitting to use Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ 2010 Ted Talk as our discussion topic. I...


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What’s With the Sexy LinkedIn Photos?

Working in the staffing industry, I’ve had the chance to look at a lot of LinkedIn photos. Like people, they come in all shapes and sizes. Some are friendly and engaging, some are serious, some are geeky, and some of are even...