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5 Ways To Keep Your LinkedIn Account Looking Fresh

With so many social networking sites available, updating your status on each one on a regular basis can be time-consuming and tedious. However, keeping your account on LinkedIn spiffy is vital to enhancing your professional per...

Power Inside an Elevator

The Elevator. We’ve all been in one. Usually we are awkwardly starting at the buttons, the ceiling, the floor, anything to not make contact with the other riders traveling up and down that small confined box. It’s p...

4 Ways to Get the Most from Your Summer Internship

Many careers start out with a coveted summer internship. Whether paid or unpaid, if you’re interning right now for a company you hope to one day work for or that is at least in the field you dream of pursuing, you want to mak...


Please Don’t Sell Yourself Short

I remember going on informational interviews with established freelancers when I first started freelancing. We’d talk about networking, finding a niche, and the realities of the freelance market. Inevitably, it would end ...

Achieve More Through Mentoring

Many people have experienced the mentor/mentee relationship at some point in life, perhaps during their education or in the corporate world. As a fellow mentor and mentee, this Career Girl understands the value of mentoring. As...

The Blessing and the Curse of Summer for Your Career

The words “Summer Job” probably conjure some flashbacks of roller skating car hops, lifeguards, mowing lawns, and all of the other kinds of jobs you’d take in the summer between years of high school or college...


The Women’s Online Community You MUST Join: Project Eve

Have you met Eve? Project Eve, that is. Well, if you haven’t, we want to introduce you to her. Project Eve is an incredible site for women business owners. But even if you’re not an entrepreneur, you’re going ...

Have You Heard About #CareerGirlChat?

It’s week THREE of the #CareerGirlChat. Where we here at Career Girl Network are bonding together with three other “Career Girl” driven organizations to bring women all over the world together on Twitter for o...

Take Your Online Network to the Next Level: Offline

  Online networking is an important part of your career, but you can only take your connection to professionals on the Web so far. When you’ve started a relationship with a fellow professional on the Internet, the next s...


Conference Calls: The Do’s and Don’t’s to Make Them Great

It’s almost always more effective to meet colleagues or outside stakeholders for your business in person, but in the days of cross-country relationship building, conference calls are simply an annoyance we cannot avoid. H...