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Six Things You Should Stop Doing Now to Better Your Career

by Cheryl Lock November 23, 2015


Women today have a steady stream of female heroes to admire when it comes to work ethic, tenacity and successfulness. Still, it never hurts to hear from women who have been there, done that, about the actions they think helped paved the way to their accomplishments. With that in mind, we reached out to some […]

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Five Unique Ways We’re Saving Money on a Baby

by Erika Torres November 11, 2015

saving money on baby

If you’ve put off babies due to the high cost associated with having kids, you wouldn’t be alone. Millennials, or twentysomething women, have been slower to have children than any previous generation, according to a report by the Urban Institute. Researchers believe finances are one of the biggest reasons millennials are hesitant to have children. […]

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How to Make a Great Impression at a New Job

by Katharine Paljug November 2, 2015

Great Impression at a New Job

Between the networking, the cover letters, and the interviews, it can feel like nothing is tougher than getting hired. Until, of course, you start your first week at a new job and you have to figure out how best to make a place for yourself. Should you try to stand out or go with the […]

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Four Ways To Help Your Resume Land at The Top of The Pile

by Kali Hawlk October 6, 2015


Ever wonder why some people get “the job” and others don’t? Even in a strong job market, competition for good positions is fierce. To land an interview, you need to submit an application that catches the eye and persuades the hiring manager to call you in so they can learn more. But with only that […]

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Signs You Are Burnt Out With Your Job (and Seven Ways To Deal)

by Meredith Lepore September 28, 2015


Feeling burnt out? You’re not alone. Many millennial women are experiencing job burnout before they turn 30. The American Psychological Association’s David Ballard, PsyD describes burnout as “an extended period of time where someone experiences exhaustion and a lack of interest in things, resulting in a decline in their job performance.” Here are some signs to […]

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How I Made The Most of Underemployment

by Kali Hawlk September 17, 2015

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Generation Y, or the Millennial generation, has been known for its struggles with a weak job market. Only one out of two Millennials had a full-time job that required at least a Bachelor’s degree in 2012, which meant a full 50 percent of recent college graduates were either unemployed or underemployed. Being underemployed means you […]

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What To Do When Your Boss Is A Jerk

by Sarah Chang September 15, 2015


Got a bad boss? The good news is you’re not alone. Up to 65 million Americans have been impacted by bullying in the workplace at some point — and most of the time the boss is to blame. The bad news is you still need to show up to work every morning and survive (at […]

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Your Guide to Life as a Freelancer

by Sarah Chang September 14, 2015

Freelancer Guide

Leaving behind the security of a 9-5 job and starting life as a freelancer can be a huge undertaking. But it doesn’t have to be scary. Set yourself up for success by reading the experiences of other freelancers who have also left behind office jobs and started working for themselves. If you want to feel a little […]

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Take a Minute to Understand Maternity Leave

by Heather Hunter September 9, 2015

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You’re probably already aware that maternity leave in the United States is… well, not so great. As in, the government guarantees you exactly zero paid days off if you have a baby. In many cases, your job is protected while you take some time off, but not in every case. In the video below, Mandi […]

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Five Things You Must Do To Grow Your Digital Brand {Giveaway}

by Joanne Tombrakos September 4, 2015

Digital Brand

When my primary care doctor gave me a referral for a specialist, the first thing I did once I was assured she accepted my health insurance was Google her name. I read her bio and took note of where she went to school and when she graduated. I checked out the links to the articles […]

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One Minute to a Better Resume — Here’s How

by Heather Hunter September 2, 2015

Smiling woman lying in bed and using digital tablet

Six seconds. That’s how much time a potential employer spends scanning your resume before deciding if you’re worth a closer look. Sixty seconds. That’s how time you’ll need to learn how to make that happen. In the video below, Mandi Woodruff gets right to the point. In sixty seconds, you’ll be up to speed on […]

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How to Talk To Your Partner About Starting Your Own Business

by Katharine Paljug September 1, 2015

starting business

You’ve decided to start your own business — opening a shop, taking on consulting clients, writing that book, or any of a hundred other business ideas out there — congratulations! You know it’s going to take time, money, and a lot of hard work, but you’re ready to go. You’ve got ambition and, most importantly, […]

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Five Ways To Recharge Your Job Search This Fall

by Elana Konstant August 28, 2015

Portrait of a young woman working on a laptop in an office

As August approaches and the harsh reality of no more summer Fridays sets in, many people begin to think about what’s next professionally.  Luckily, after the beginning of the year, the fall is the best time to get hired.  Across most industries, the summer is a downtime, especially the last few weeks, before getting back […]

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How To Create The Ultimate Home Office

by Sarah Chang August 28, 2015


Have you joined one of the over 30 million workers who now work from home? Whether you’re telecommuting or starting your own business you’ve probably realized you need a great space to actually get things done. You may not have a dedicated home office, but little tweaks in your work space can make a big […]

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Five Things You Should Know Before Taking a New Job

by Melanie Lockert August 26, 2015

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Have you been offered a new job? Congratulations! Starting a new job can be one of the most exciting times in your life. It’s an opportunity to take on new, challenging responsibilities with a clean slate. But your job is so much more than just a title and a salary. As an employee, you want […]

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Planning for Your Financial Future: Debt and Retirement Calculators

by Catherine Alford August 23, 2015


There are many resources out there to help plan and navigate your financial future–you just have to know where to look. One great resource you may not have considered is AARP. The helpful people over at AARP have a ton of really amazing retirement planning tools with detailed instructions to help you calculate everything from 401k […]

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Seven Productivity Hacks That Will Change the Way You Work

by Meredith Lepore August 21, 2015


It’s pretty easy to slack off during the summer. The weather is incredible, everyone seems to be taking a vacation, and it’s hard not to yearn for those days when we all had seven weeks off. Fall is almost here, but we’re guessing you’re still trying to enjoy those last glorious moments of warm weather.  […]

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Five Networking Fails and How To Avoid Them

by Katharine Paljug August 19, 2015


No matter where you are in your career, there’s no way to avoid networking. And if you’re on the hunt for a new job, it becomes even more important. More than 50% of new jobs are found through networking — some statistics even say as many as 80% of employees find work via networking rather […]

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