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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...

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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 ...

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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, ...


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When to Connect With Professionals on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

How soon after meeting a professional should you connect with them on social media? If you connect too soon after or even before a meeting, are you being a stalker? These are questions I’ve heard many people ask when trying t...

Why Brainstorming Groups are So Powerful

Why Brainstorming Groups are So Powerful

When I moved to San Francisco earlier this year I knew I had a very limited network and what I am trying to do with my business Why Not Girl! would be much more difficult because I didn’t have the personal capitol and net...

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How to Connect with Anyone

Whether you are looking for new business, a new job, the love of your life (or maybe just a date for Friday night!), networking is an unavoidable fact of life.  Most of us don’t love to do it and could use a little help.  T...


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Six Words to Master Via Phone: “I’ll Also Send You an Email”

It’s easy, in today’s world of social media and electronic communication, to forget that the phone exists. In fact, it turns out, most of us aren’t even checking our voicemail. On CBS News, Laura Vanderkam wri...

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Work Your Email to Make it Magical: Here’s How

Email is arguably the most amazing invention of the internet, but at the same time can inhibit productivity like nothing else in your professional career. Sure, you can communicate across an ocean in the snap of a finger, but y...

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Secrets of Super-Achievers: Community Ranks High

One of my favorite Forbes writers, Meghan Casserly, covers the incredible world of female startups, women changing the world, and most recently what authors Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield call “super-achievers” i...


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Interacting with Potential Employers on Social Media

Social media is powerful, there’s no doubt about it. It gives you a powerful platform to connect with other people, whether they be current, past, or potential colleagues, recruiters, managers, friends, and much more. But...