On the Ladder
Pinterest

Pinterest Map of a Woman

Have you joined the Pinterest crowd? Women (and some men, but let’s be honest, mostly women) around the world are jumping on the Pinterest bandwagon and started to build their boards. From Pinterest boards related to fitn...

MillennialsMeanBusiness

Millennials Mean Business

Who wouldn’t want to get behind this mission – Learn. Improve. Excel. Isn’t that what we all want for our careers? Constant learning, daily improvement, and an overall drive to excel in our work. I was delight...

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Ways Men Undermine Themselves at Work – and What Women Can Learn from It

Let’s not mince words. Sometimes men do things in business women will never….ever….understand. If you’ve ever seen the movie American Psycho, you know what I’m talking about. There’s an iconi...


citibank

CitiBank Sets Women’s Sights High – Literally

Have you seen this CitiBank commercial – y’know the one where the woman climbs the unimaginable, impossible to fathom rock? Check it out. I cannot recall ever being more captivated by a commercial. I, like the rest ...

Jones New York

Little Black Book of Career Advice

In the guest bathroom in my childhood home is a small book – “Advice from Grandmothers.” It’s a cute little bathroom read. Advice from the Grandmothers of the world on life, love, and the pursuit of happ...

Possible

If I Can Do This, I Can Do Anything

“Self-help” is an $11 billion per year industry selling books, audio, video, television, and more. Stand in a Barnes & Noble and scan the self-help section and you’ll find two types of books. First, those ...


why

To Get Ahead, Ask “Why?”

There’s a time in every child’s life where they become obsessed with the word “why.” We’ve all had those conversations. Usually the child is 4 or 5 and the conversation goes something like this: Ad...

thriathlete

Good Enough for Who? For You!

Here at Career Girl Network, we strive to bring you articles and experiences that run the gamut from professional to personal, practical to spiritual. We are delighted to bring you this guest article from a woman we admire. Thi...

embarrassedwoman

Bouncing Back After Embarrassment at Work

The media has been filled recently with the tales of powerful high-profile men in public meltdowns. First, the co-founder of Invisible Children (the charity responsible for the viral video Kony 2012 last month) Jason Russell, s...


lifesaver

Built In Contingency Plans: Your Lifesaver at Work

Effective planning is often what sets men and women apart. When we’re leaving for a trip, my husband packs by throwing a few jeans into a bag the night before. I’ve made a list a week in advance and planned carefull...