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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...


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Take Care of the Number One Priority: You!

Recently I’ve been overwhelmed. My attempt to juggle a full-time course load, 15-hour internship, a campus ambassador position, and an executive board position for a student organization has forced me to prioritize like crazy...

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You’re Not That Busy.

I know, I know. That headline is bound to irk a few people. It irked a few people when the Harvard Business Review posted a blog on this very topic last week, pleading people to stop complaining about how busy they were. That p...

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Repeat After Me: Stress is My Friend

Huh? Stress is my friend? Since when? Since I watched this fabulous Ted Talk featuring Kelly McGonigal, a health psychologist! By way of background, many people have described me as high-strung, nervous, jumpy, edgy, energetic...


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5 Mistakes I’ve Made as Mobile Worker

I guess I have always been a mobile worker – I’ve certainly spent enough time in coffee shops, hotel rooms and at home on conference calls or getting caught up on e-mail.  However, the extent to which my work life has been...

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High Heels in the Corner Office [Infographic]

Career Girl Network is delighted to feature NBRI’s infographic, which presents data about how women stack up today in the executive world, and what companies and women alike can do to improve their corporate standing. Si...

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5 Ways to Find Inspiration Today

My husband teases me about watching weight loss shows. I say, “I can’t help it! It’s inspiring!” I know that these shows are unrealistic, highly staged and orchestrated, filled with product placement, an...


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5 Ways to Reduce Stress In Your Workplace

Career Girl Network is delighted to host Erica L. Fener, Ph.D., Vice President, Strategic Growth at Progressus Therapy this week. Stress can be a killer. We all deal with it, but some people handle stressful situations better ...