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4 Must-Read Books By Female Journalists For Aspiring Media Career Girls

If you’re a Career Girl who dreams of working in the media one day, there are a few different ways you can prepare to enter the field and educate yourself about what to expect in the industry. While you’ve probably thought ...

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The Power of Inertia

Inertia, simply put, is the tendency for physical objects in motion to remain in motion. It may be a principal we all learned in high school physics, but it applies to our personal and professional lives every day. Staying acti...

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Courageous Communication: The Trick to Managing Up

Everyone (for the most part) has a boss, or is a boss, oftentimes both. Even those of us who work well with our bosses can attest to times where things are not flowing correctly. I recently went to a lecture hosted by Elizabeth...


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4 Tips to Rise Above Negativity at Work

Do you work in an environment where you feel that the tension can literally be cut with a knife? Spending eight to nine hours per day in an environment that you perceive as negative and stressful can take a toll on a Career Gir...

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Earbuds and the Office

Office space arrangements come in many sizes and shapes these days. Where once there were only grey cubicles and corner offices, there are now shared spaces, open floor plans with breakout areas, cubicles with low walls, and a ...

What Should Come First? Job Offer or Move?

You may be searching for your next adventure, or just itching to get away from your claustrophobic hometown. Either way, moving to a large city is a big step that needs careful consideration. So before you make your decision, t...


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5 Tips For Interning During The School Year

Preparing and taking advantage of internships are topics often talked about, but when they are discussed it’s usually in regards to internships that take place during the summer. While summer internships are probably the ...

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4 Lessons We Learned From This Year’s Emmys

1. Sometimes, your luck just keeps going. Jim Parsons’s character Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory won him his fourth Emmy this year. 2. Way to audition for Emmy hosting gig…Between all of the humor (Byran Cranston kis...

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Learn Names Quickly

Learning people’s names is a skill and one that I have been fortunate enough to have picked up early in my lifetime. I definitely contribute my ability to quickly remember people’s names to being a member of a Greek organiz...


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Burning The Midnight Oil

It’s 8pm and for the fourth day in a row, you’re the last person in the office. The janitorial staff politely clean around you while you’re still struggling to get the last of the slides together before tomorrow’s prese...