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How to Make the Most out of Progress Reviews

Progress reviews are a great way to advance your career. Having a moment to sit down with your supervisor is not only a great way to discuss your progress over the past year or months, but also a way to discuss your goals and t...

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Success Alert: Stop Multitasking and Stay Focused!

Success is on the forefront of every Career Girl’s mind, but what are you really doing to achieve it? If you’re anything like me, you’re running around every day, every which way: rushing the kids off to school, rushing t...

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5 Features That Make Google Plus Great For Networking

According to a Time article last week, Google Plus is now more popular than Twitter with about 390 million people around the world using the service each month. While Google Plus still seems to be trying to figure out exactly w...


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Curveball Interview Questions: Why They’re Asked and How To Handle Them

With the plethora of information in books and online, there really is no excuse to head into interview anything but 100% prepared – knowledgeable about the company, ready to talk about your experience, how it applies to the o...

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Make Humor Work For You

Some of you caught onto the fact that I’m a Ted Talk nerd. I love them! They started as a procrastination technique (sort of like Facebook, but more educational) that I managed to spin into a legitimate research method fo...

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Want Better Results? Focus on This

I want to tell you a secret. This one bit of knowledge completely changed my life, and it’s something not many people know. It will save you tons of energy, and give you the results you’re looking for. It’s the thing that...


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Why You Should Back Up (Now!)

Have you ever been cursed with the sight of the blinking-question-mark-folder-of-death reserved for Mac-users (who up until this point thought they were immune to crashes – because everyone knows, that only happens to PC-user...

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6 Ways to Prepare for a Career Fair

For the last three years, football weekends and homework assignments dominated my schedule.  This semester, however, my peers and I have one more thing to squeeze in: searching for a job.  Last week I attended the University ...

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Three Ways to Give Yourself Credit

Recognizing our own accomplishments and sharing our success stories is not easy. We often feel awkward talking about ourselves, even when clearly handed the microphone and the spotlight. Many people point out that men feel more...


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5 Red Flags That Can Damage Your Career

Look over your shoulder. There is probably a long line of qualified candidates standing in line right behind you to take your job, at least figuratively, if not literally. Unemployment rates rose in 28 states in July of 2013, r...