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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...

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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...

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Straighten Up and Spread Out, Again!

I recently attended a women’s networking event featuring eight women, each considered experts in their field. Prior to the event kicking off, the women were called to the front of the room and introduced one by one. As th...


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Update Your LinkedIn Contact Info: It Might Get You a Job!

More now than ever before, recruiters are the mainstay on the pages of LinkedIn. Every day, recruiters from all over the world are proactively looking at LinkedIn profiles seeking to fill jobs from administrative roles all the ...

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3 Ways To Use Pinterest For Networking

If you don’t have a Pinterest account, you might want to think about getting one. According to a 2012 Experian Marketing Services report, Pinterest is the third largest social network after Facebook and Twitter. Considering t...

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Say “Yes” to Everything…Opportunity Is Waiting!

After having the same job for 5 years, I realized I wanted out. The direction I thought I was moving in was coming to a grinding halt because of external circumstances and I noticed that I just didn’t like myself all that...


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Email: Your Subject Line Is An Action Item

It’s one of the biggest problems you face every day at work – your emails aren’t getting returned. You write them, meticulously at times, and people just don’t respond. Could it be that perhaps you’re ...

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Fix Email Miscommunication: Amplify Your Signal

Admit it, we’ve all been there. At some point in your career, you’ve said something like these frustrated statements: What do you mean, you don’t understand? I emailed it to you! Didn’t you get my email?...

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4 Tips for Sending a Professional Email

I’ve received a lot of emails from students at my alma mater and young professionals interested in learning more about the media and communications industry. Most of the time these emails are clear and professionally writ...


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Professional Women’s Club of Chicago (PWCC) Celebrates 15 Years

The Professional Women’s Club of Chicago (PWCC) is celebrating 15 years of bringing professional women together and helping them reach their goals both professionally and personally. In honor of this milestone PWCC is invitin...