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Standing Out With a Knockout Thank You Note

Standing Out With a Knockout Thank You Note

Whatever kind of job you are seeking, sending a polite and well-written thank you note after your interview will ensure that you stand out from the other candidates you’re up against. You don’t want to fall short of other candidates who send follow-up notes and you don’t want to miss out on your chance to […]

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Creating a Professional Bucket List

Creating a Professional Bucket List

You’ve probably heard of bucket lists, where people list all of the things they want to do before they kick the bucket. But what about when it comes to your professional life? If you’re a motivated, driven individual and you want to go places with your career, you should create a professional bucket list to […]

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Job Search Resolution

Job Search Resolution

Whether you’re looking to move up the career ladder, enter a new career, or make more money with a new position, there’s no time like the new year to make some job search resolutions. While the economy is improving, the market for jobs continues to be competitive. However, by making a few resolutions — and sticking […]

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Don’t Let Imposter Syndrome Hold You Back

Don’t Let Imposter Syndrome Hold You Back

Climbing the corporate ladder is no easy feat, but many women often find themselves second-guessing the accolades they receive in the workplace. They will credit luck or timing rather than their innate ability when they complete big projects. These same women say they feel like phonies or that they are misleading co-workers. Downplaying accomplishments because […]

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How to Find a Career Mentor

How to Find a Career Mentor

A highly motivated woman knows she has what it takes to get to the top in her field. She is determined, hardworking, a pro at communicating, a star on team projects. She has a desire to grow and learn from other women, except there aren’t many women in the upper levels of administration and management […]

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How to Negotiate Your Salary as a Woman

How to Negotiate Your Salary as a Woman

If you have a hard time broaching the subject of a pay increase or bump to your starting salary, you’re not alone. Everyone has a hard time asking for a raise, but women often feel like they don’t have a chance even before they step in the door!  The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that […]

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The Power of Networking

The Power of Networking

The news is constantly reporting how bad the poor job market and economy are right now. For those that are looking for work the coverage can be discouraging, but we can’t let those stories keep us from pursuing a job or career. Instead we need to use those reports to be more creative in our […]

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The Influence of Strong Women

The Influence of Strong Women

Have you ever thought about how you’ve developed in the woman you are now and who influenced you? Sometimes we accomplish so much that we forget to reflect how we got there and who helped us along the way. After having lunch with my girls, I’ve been thinking about the strong women that made me […]

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Interview Woes

A couple of months ago I shared with you guys that I lost my job and how difficult it’s been for me to find another job. While I’m still unemployed, I thought I should share what’s happened since the last update. Plus it will give me a chance to explain why my I’m worried about […]

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It’s Either Rest or Progress

It’s Either Rest or Progress

When one is without a job it’s easy to get out of a routine and start to get comfortable and procrastinate. The opportunity to sleep in and do whatever is there, but it can  turn into us resisting to get back into the work force. We have to ask ourselves what do we want our […]

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