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Join the Women of Power Virtual Summit

If you’ve ever dreamed about starting your own company, we have the event for you! Our friends over at Women CEO Project are hosting an absolutely incredible FREE Virtual Summit created specifically for women who want to ...

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Occupations Influence the Gender Pay Gap [INFOGRAPHIC]

Monday, June 10, 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the day President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act. Marcy Twete recently highlighted this in her article, The Equal Pay Act Turns 50 – Does It Matter? It’s a fair...

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The Equal Pay Act Turns 50 – Does It Matter?

Here at Career Girl Network, we try actively to post articles that are upbeat and optimistic about the state of women’s business issues in America. But today is both a reminder and a cautionary tale. Today, June 10, 2013,...


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And Now, A Word on Vulnerability

I am currently reading Brene Brown’s latest book, Daring Greatly. Brown is a social scientist and researcher at Houston University who specializes in shame, vulnerability, and wholehearted living. Brown shares her work an...

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When Your Personal Life is in Crisis

  Focusing on your work can be difficult when your personal relationships are in turmoil. We all encounter tough parts of our lives when our career has to be placed on the back burner, whether it’s for parents, kids,...

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Becoming A Mom: Different Journeys

    The Mom topic continues today.  It’s moving from your mom to you as a mom.  This is written for women who think they’d like to become moms, are growing kids in their bodies currently, are currently growing k...


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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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Happy International Women’s Day from Career Girl Network

March 8th may not be significant to many, but it certainly should be, because today is International Women’s Day! And while there might be a lot of social media buzz about this day, very few really know what to do about i...

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Today, Career Girl Network is Thankful for You!

It’s a day of Thanksgiving across the United States, and while of course, we here at Career Girl are thankful for our friends, families, jobs, opportunities, and other traditional Thanksgiving praise-worthy people and thi...


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Are We Living in the Pink Ghetto?

On this Labor Day,we’re highlighting what has come to be known as the “pink ghetto.” It’s a trend in business that unfortunately means that though women are making up a majority of the workforce, we̵...