Your Saturday “Stay in Bed” Stimulus

Posted October 12, 2013 by Career Girl Network in Features

Every Saturday, you get your weekly dose of “Stay in Bed Stimulus” – great reads, fun videos, and amazing podcasts and pieces of music that will make you want to stay in bed an extra hour, and get your much needed relaxation time in this weekend!


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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Scams

During the month of October you will see pink products nearly everywhere that you go. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a great opportunity for people to support the cause.

While you would like to believe that every product that claims to “support breast cancer awareness” actually lives up to its claim, that is not always the case. Its important to recognize when the money is actually going towards the cause and when you are being scammed.


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Obama on the Government Shutdown

For the first time since 1995 the government has shutdown.  This has affected more than 800,000 government employees. The fiscal year ended on Sept. 30, but Congress was unable come to a consensus about how best to use federal funds.

In this video from the New York Times President Obama discusses the issue and how he is “exasperated because it is entirely unnecessary.”


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Conan O’Brien Will Conquer LinkedIn
While Career Girls may be obsessed with LinkedIn, a lot of people simply don’t understand this particular social media tool. In this hilarious clip Conan O’Brien proves that just because you may not understand LinkedIn, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t strive to be the  #1 Influence on the site.

Conan may already have a pretty solid job but with skills such as “talking, pretending to listen, blaming my father and Microsoft Excel” I am sure that plenty of potential employers will be reaching out to him.


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