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When to Tell Your Boss You’re Looking

Over on PersonalBrandingBlog.com, Skip Freeman gave us a little glimpse into the workings of Marissa Mayer’s transition from Google to Yahoo! Namely, when she gave her notice, which according to Skip was…..30 minute...

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When Quitting Rocks

We are bombarded throughout our lives with messages that tell us quitting is bad. Think about it: Winners never quit. Quitters never win. Never give up. Make it work. Pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever. These are just a ...

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Are You Hammering Away at the Wrong Things? 3 Basics + Resources to Help You Know for Sure

There is a productivity obsession among driven women (myself included). But here’s the thing: soaking up loads of productivity tips and leaning on willpower in an attempt to stay on top of things is not enough carry you t...


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The Art of Managing Multiple Career Interests

Some people have known exactly what they wanted to do for a living since they were a child. And then there are some of us who can’t seem to decide, who have many passions, and who have trouble managing our multiple career int...

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3 Tips to Help You Finish What You Start

This week I’ve stumbled across something so profound that it has already changed my life! Thanks to David Allen’s Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity I’m finally getting things done, feeling more ...

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The Patronization of Women….Even at the Top

Recently, we told you about “gaslighting” in work environments – people who say things like “you’re just too emotional” to make you feel bad and give in to their demands. And while we can all re...


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5 Coworker Etiquette Rules

This is officially my second week working out of the Career Girl Network office. The space we are in, 1871, is shared with other startup companies. These first few weeks, I’ve been a little hazy on what the rules are in a...

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Be a Better Proofreader

Hello, my name is Marcy Farrey, and I am a perfectionist. How bad is my condition? Well, when I send out an e-mail, Facebook status update, or tweet, I am instantly horrified if I discover a typo. I can just imagine what the gr...

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How to Deal with Negative Nancy

We all have our “Negative Nancy” moments — moments when we become frustrated and discouraged. Still, when you have to be around a lot of negativity, it’s hard to be positive. Some people will come back with ...


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Even the President Practices

It’s safe to say that once you’ve been elected the President of the United States, no matter your party affiliations or beliefs, you’ve risen to the top of your game in the political field. But what these kind...