Posts Tagged ‘featured’

5 Powerful Interview Strategies to Gain an Unfair Advantage and Beat the Competition

Imagine going into your next job interview with confidence, ease, and an authentic smile; you have researched the company inside and out, memorized your resume, practiced your answers and prepared questions to ask. You are tota...

4 Ways to Transition Your Style from Summer to Fall

We’re nearing the end of summer and I’m not ready to retire my summer wardrobe just yet. It’s that time of year were the weather is still warm enough for summer styles but most stores are stocked with fall loo...

The Importance of Self-Care

In a stronger, smarter, faster, better world, self-care usually takes a back seat. We’re constantly looking forward to goals, plans and achievements. Crossing things off to-do lists, conquering the next challenge, taking care...


Dealing with Difficult People

How many of us have had to deal with “difficult people” in our day to day lives? You know, THAT person, the one that makes you want to claw at the walls and roll your eyes. I’m willing to guess that many of us have had to...

Independent and Vulnerable – The New Fabulous

Independence – I believe it’s one of the best traits a successful woman (and even man) can acquire. It’s having the ability to take a life changing opportunity and have the courage to pursue it with confidence. Three ...

5 Things to Know When Applying for a Mortgage

  It’s no secret that now is a good time to buy a home – it may be considered a “sellers’ market” these days, but mortgage rates remain low and the cost of buying is still cheaper than renting in most areas. Buyi...


3 Tips To Be Direct

We often talk about the need to be honest, open, and direct. No beating around the bush. If you got something to say, say it. However, it seems that Career Girls either get knocked down for being too indirect and passive or to...

Maximizing MOOCs: 5 (Free!) Online Classes for the Fall

Its time to admit that we are on our own for professional development. Many of our employers have been forced to cut costs down to the basics (including raising health benefits and eliminating 401ks.) Gone are the days in which...

7 Things to Do Before and After Your Interview

If probably feels like your life hangs on the outcome of that interview. All right, maybe not your life, but quite possibly your career dreams. Much of the time going to a job interview is a nerve-wracking experience, because t...


Tips for Maximizing Your Workspace

I work in a shared closet (see above). No, not figuratively – my office space is a converted college chemistry department supply closet. Luckily, I have a fantastic office mate who is not only a close (literally and figu...