Networking Buzz

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...

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 ...

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...


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...

6 Twitter Chats for the Career Girl Entrepreneur

Ever since I started my own small business this summer, I’ve become more involved in the entrepreneur community online. It’s been a great way to connect with fellow Career Girls who have either been entrepreneurs for ye...

5 Steps to Get Help from Your Network

Networking is a popular idea that didn’t seem to have a real term before the last few years, but now everyone wants to know the best way to network. Let’s say you’ve done that already. You spent time building ...


What Power Looks Like

Non-verbal communication fascinates me. One of my favorite pastimes involves watching people (from afar) in conversation while I figure out the plot line of the exchange. Who’s the power player and who’s not? Restau...

Diversity in Sponsorship Creates a Competitive Edge

Executive level men and women are needed to support and advocate for the advancement of women and minorities into leadership positions. They need to actively sponsor individuals, these initiatives, and formal affinity groups in...

How to Make Social Media “Work” For You

The invention of social networking changed the way humans, businesses and organizations communicate and relay information. The all too popular social network Facebook boasts 1.11 billion monthly active users as of March 2013 a...


How to Get Recruiters to Find You on LinkedIn [INFOGRAPHIC]

This week, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of young professionals, and was asked for the third time in a month the same question, “How do I optimize my LinkedIn profile so a recruiter might find me?” I hop...