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Feeling Overwhelmed? Tips to Bring Clarity to Your Stressful Situation

Anyone that knows me knows how long it took me to unpack from a recent move. I am the person that gets into only the boxes I need things from on a daily basis…the rest sit, waiting to be tended to. Often, by the time I ge...

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We’re Talking Pushback: Part 2 – It Works At All Levels

Last week, we started a conversation here at Career Girl about pushback. Comments continued on numerous LinkedIn groups, on Twitter, and through comments on our website. While we told women to push back when they were uncomfort...

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The Best of Career Girls Business Travel Advice

This week, I’m headed on a business trip that will take me away from home for 8 days, and of course this presents numerous problems. Where will I find WiFi? Will I get through my email every day? How will I navigate drivi...


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6 Nifty Ways to Keep Your Cords Under Control

As a girl on the go, I’m always dealing with MY CORDS GALORE. Tangles have just been a part of my life. I recently did some research and found the following sweet solutions to keep wires and cords under wraps. Enjoy! 1) ...

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Your Saturday “Stay in Bed” Stimulus

Every Saturday, you get your weekly dose of “Stay in Bed Stimulus” – great reads, fun videos, and amazing podcasts and pieces of music that will make you want to stay in bed an extra hour, and get your much needed...

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Confidence Can Mean More Than Expertise

If you’re anything like me, you’re baffled by the fact that political pundits who yell seem to be much more popular than political pundits who don’t. Even Rachel Maddow admitted in the film “Miss Represe...


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5 Work Life Balance Truths for Every Businesswoman

Beginning with Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer putting the kibosh on work-from-home arrangements, the last couple weeks have been full of debate surrounding work life balance for businesswomen.  Last weekend, the NY Times ran an essa...

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10 Things Really Amazing Employees Do

If you’ve ever worked in retail or a restaurant, you probably know what it’s like to want to be the “Employee of the Month” in literal terms. Perhaps your photo would be up on the wall in Arby’s or...

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Zen In the Workplace: What Truly Makes You Happy?

  In the staffing industry, we do a lot of thorough vetting of prospective candidates for different positions. We want to make sure that our client is going to get the best possible person for their job, but on top of that...


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7 Tips For Email Management

E-mail is the most-used means of communication in the modern workplace, and e-mail overload  is one of the most commonly cited frustrations. Like managing your paperwork, managing e-mail is critical to your success. Email Mana...