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You Are the Company You Keep: Get Rid of Negative Influences

First of all, if any of these sound familiar to you, it’s a sign from the universe that you need to keep reading on: Your boss buys lunch for your entire staff one day. As everyone is going up to collect their food, someo...

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6 Twitter Chats for the Career Girl Entrepreneur

Ever since I started my own small business this summer, I’ve become more involved in the entrepreneur community online. It’s been a great way to connect with fellow Career Girls who have either been entrepreneurs for ye...

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How to Become a Better Employee Even When You Hate Your Job

If you’re unhappy with your current job, join the club: According to a new study from Gallup, 70 percent of U.S. workers either hate their job or are completely disengaged from it. Many people experience unhappiness with ...


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3 Tips to Prepare for the First Day of Work

I consider myself an excellent planner, whether it means crafting endless to-do lists or preparing for an event. I love to know – make that desperately need to know – exactly what to wear and what to carry in my handbag to ...

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4 Ways to Develop Your Leadership Skills

This week CGN is delighted to host Leni Schimpf, a public relations specialist and up-and-coming Career Girl based in Washington, DC. Hey Career Girl, guess what? You are already a strong leader. Every day you are managing...

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Climbing the Corporate Ladder…But At What Expense?

Now you’re climbing to the top of the company ladder Hope it doesn’t take too long Can’t you see there’ll come a day when it won’t matter Come a day when you’ll be gone I understand about ind...


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The Art Of Getting What You Want

If I asked you right now to list off 10 non-material things that you really want, I have no doubt in my mind that you could rattle them off on your fingers, one by one, in less than 10 minutes. Maybe it’s a promotion, res...

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Two Career “Mistakes” That Worked Out In The End

Christie Mims is a career coach on a mission to help women find career happiness, and she comes to us today to share some of her biggest lessons (that on first glance) seemed to be BIG mistakes. Have you ever had one of those &...

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The Debate Between Paid Versus Unpaid Experience

For any of us who are in college or have ever been a college student (has it been 10 years ago already!?), we’ve all been there. Do we take that part-time job that can help pay for books and food or that unpaid internship...


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Are You A Victim of Narrowcasting?

Yes – you are. I can almost guarantee it. If you handpicked your Wall Street Journal home page content, or followed specific topics on LinkedIn, Stumbleupon, or any other social media platform, or entered demographic informat...