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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...


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Public Speaking Tips and Tactics 101

“I hate Public Speaking.” As a Public Speaking professor I cannot tell you the number of times I have heard this phrase over the past several years. I get it. A majority of my students are taking Public Speaking to fulfill ...

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All Thumbs in a Kitchen? [Infographic]

A chill fills our evenings, Halloween is right around the corner, and our talk turns to the dreaded ‘holidays.’ Let me go on record as saying, I’m typically not a fan of them…at all…ever. I grit my...

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Communicating With Confidence

So much of our success as career women depends on confident, effective communications – on our ability to persuade others to action, advance our ideas and value, and to stay calm during challenging situations. So, how d...


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5 Features That Make Google Plus Great For Networking

According to a Time article last week, Google Plus is now more popular than Twitter with about 390 million people around the world using the service each month. While Google Plus still seems to be trying to figure out exactly w...

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Prepare for the Career Fair: The Specifics

Last Thursday the University of Wisconsin-Madison held their annual Fall Career and Internship Fair. As a senior at this university I, along with many of my peers, attended the fair to talk to various companies and put my face ...

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6 Ways to Make Twitter Your Ultimate Networking Tool

Many people seem to have a love/hate relationship with Twitter. It can be an annoying place, dealing with people tweeting about the most mundane aspects of their lives. However it can also be a great place to connect with peopl...


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Why Bad Results on Google Will Hurt You Professionally[INFOGRAPHIC]

Here at Career Girl, we are asked all the time, “How important is my online reputation in the job search?” And every time, we respond with a resounding “SO IMPORTANT!” We’ve talked about this topic...