Networking Buzz

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...

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 ...

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...


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...

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 ...

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?...


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...

What To Do When Your Favorite Website Crumbles

Admit it, you’ve tried every social media site out there, even the ones that didn’t last. Did you ever have a profile on MySpace? What about Friendster? Are you asking yourself right now, “Does MySpace even ex...

Networking: Building Professional Relationships

They say “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” With at least 70% of available jobs never listed, using your network is more important than ever. Your professional network can be anyone from your cousin to your fo...


LinkedIn and Your Brand: What the Experts Are Saying

Here at Career Girl, we believe in having a strong personal brand. Here’s a question, though: does your brand jump off the page when someone views your LinkedIn? Because LinkedIn has a prescriptive formula for its pages, ...