Ms. Career Girl

Organization Is The Key to Happiness: Working from Home Zen

Ms. Career Girl

As the Covid-19 restrictions continue, many of us career girls still find ourselves working form home. While working in loungewear can be fun, there is something rewarding about the structure and organization of a physical office.

Top Productivity Tips From Women in Tech

Ms. Career Girl

Being a female in the technology industry can bring up many questions. Isn’t it hard being a female in tech? How do you keep up? Aren’t you like the only girl in the office?

2020 231

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Are you ready for marriage?

Ms. Career Girl

A perfect wedding. You set the date. Catering is ordered. Guest lists are finalized. The venue is chosen. Wedding bells are ringing in your ears. You and your partner are ready to spend the rest of your lives in perpetual bliss. But are you ready for marriage?

2020 173

5 Healthy Habits for Staying Sane While Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

If you are working from home, you’re likely spending much of your day video conferencing or teleconferencing. It should be wonderful, shouldn’t it? No commuting, no open plan office distractions, no hot desking.

2020 226

Preparing for the Job Search Post Covid-19

Ms. Career Girl

While many companies have managed to shift to remote operations, the COVID-19 shutdowns have led to millions of Americans simply without work. Some have been furloughed while others have been laid off.

2020 217

Boundaries For Success – What Are Yours?

Ms. Career Girl

Several weeks into working from home, many of us have discovered just how challenging it can be. Everyone in your household has needed to make adjustments. The more people under one roof, the more agendas, the more complicated it gets, and the greater need for boundaries.

2020 182

When Working Remotely and Social Distancing Get Old

Ms. Career Girl

To everyone who has always said that they’d love to work from home – your wish has been granted. As we head into our second month of quarantine, some employees might be loving it, while others struggle with their new work-from-home lifestyle and social distancing.

2020 253

How to Conduct a Job Search During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Ms. Career Girl

It’s mayhem out there. The Covid19 coronavirus has been declared a pandemic , and is affecting life as we know it. The business world is reeling as companies shutter their offices and factories, restrict business travel, and attempt to limit face-to-face contact.

2020 251

No More Gurus – It’s Time To Follow Your Own Truth

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After my mother’s death when I was about to turn thirty, I set out on a path to “find myself” consuming every self-help book and empowerment course I could get my hands on, looking for “the answer.” What was going to fill the hole within me?

2020 257

Be Brave: Raising Girls That Stand Up, Speak Out, & Embrace Their Feminine Power

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I recommend that when a girl reaches age 9 – it could be sooner or later – a parent sits down and gives them “the talk.” Not a talk about sex but a talk about power, what it is and who has it. By age 9, a girl already has nascent sexuality. She notices her impact on boys.

2020 234

How to Stay Positive No Matter What’s Going On

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We live in challenging times, especially now during the coronavirus pandemic; nevertheless, there are ways to focus on the positive things in life. These powerhouse female authors will help you do just that by shedding light during these dark times.

2020 242

Failure Is a Gift: How Working with Failure Can Become a Personal Best

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Ask anyone who has achieved a significant goal in their life or career, “What fueled your success?” and many people will talk about a moment when they needed to look in the mirror and say, “Well, now what?” Often it is failure to reach a goal that propelled them to their next success.

2020 250

How to Walk Away from Something That Isn’t Working for You

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From a young age we are taught to, “Finish what you start.” Keep your eye on the prize.” And, “clean your plate.” What happens when your desires change mid-creation, mid-race or, horror of horrors – mid-meal?

2020 242

Plan Be: Affirmations for Success While Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

We are living in times of extra stress and anxiety; if you find yourself feeling drained or completely overwhelmed while living and working during a pandemic, you are not alone.

2020 212

Resilience: Choosing to Say “Yes I Can!”

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Country music singer / songwriter Corinne Cook is no stranger to wearing multiple hats and assuming roles that others may question.

2020 192

Covid-19 Pandemic Anxiety – Time For Some Inspiring Reading!

Ms. Career Girl

Just a few months ago, who would have imagined being asked, or required, to embrace social distancing, or shelter at home. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed all of our lives drastically. For some, it’s frustrating. For most of us, it’s brought anxiety and worry.

2020 236

A Covid-19 Message From The U.K. To Help You Cope

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As we prepare for the next phase of our battle with Covid-19, author Kay Hutchison shares a few thoughts from the UK … Here in the UK we are probably a bit ahead of the US in terms of the scale of the pandemic.

2020 230

Online Learning During Coronavirus Isolation: What You Need to Know

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They say you should never let a good crisis go to waste. If you’re locked in during the COVID-19 crisis, take advantage of the time. Use online learning during Coronavirus isolation to master something new. Why Learn Online.

2020 223

Crafting Your Edge Instead of Chasing a Job

Ms. Career Girl

For the first time in 30 years, recent college graduates are more likely to be unemployed compared to overall workers. This is happening at a time of historic overall low unemployment rates.

2020 246

Why Going Solo Could Be The Key to Finding Your Passion

Ms. Career Girl

As humans, we’re innately social, which has many benefits; we get to enjoy dinners out, new experiences and going to the movies with our friends and family. However, our modern lives often have a way of making socializing difficult, especially when we reach our 30s and 40s.

2020 251

Lockdown Lift Tips – Are You Ready?

Ms. Career Girl

For many of us it seems that we are actually now in more uncertain times than we were a few weeks ago. Lockdown may have come upon us all relatively quickly, but its realities were easily understood – we were told we can’t go out, meet that person, visit that store.

2020 160

Relationship Issues Due to Covid-19? What’s Next?

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Yes, it’s true. Covid-19 has affected your relationship. The last few months have put us all through challenges we never imagined a year ago. For many, that included 24/7 confinement with our significant other and our children. Hopefully, this time together has brought you closer.

2020 167

Entrepreneurs: Looking to Hire? Avoid These 3 Hiring Mistakes

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New entrepreneurs typically take on all business roles themselves during their first year of operations, by necessity not choice, according to new research published by SCORE , mentors to America’s small businesses.

2020 260

5 Ways to Improve as a Female Leader in the Workplace

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Despite having a record-high number of female CEOs running Fortune 500 companies, this still only represents 6.6 percent of all the companies on the Fortune list, according to CNN.

2020 248

How To Plot Your Best Career Path

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Whether you’re deciding on your best career path as part of college planning, or thinking about making a career change at some later time, it’s not something to be taken lightly.

2020 260

Being an Empath in Times of National Disaster

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If you’re an empath, please read this. If you don’t know why you have so much compassion for others, you’re probably an empath. Please read this.

2020 220

Travel Options After The Coronavirus Lockdown

Ms. Career Girl

I get it. Like me, you’ve been sequestered for what seems like an eternity. Are you longing to do a bit of wandering? Visit old favorite places or some new ones? Are you wondering what your travel options are now as stay-at-home orders are lifted?

2020 169

Is the Pandemic Making You a Chronic Worrier? Here’s How to Stop.

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Karen McGregor says not only does worry suppress our immune system, it keeps us. from living the life we were meant to have—pandemic or no pandemic. Here’s how. to dismantle your worry channel and create a healthier, happier life. Is it possible to have a worry-free pandemic?

2020 186

Addressing Stress Amplified by the Coronavirus Outbreak

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These days, stress has become so normal that days, weeks, and even months have been set aside to recognize mental health awareness. Entire industries have grown up and continue to operate around the concept of helping people combat mental strain and find inner peace.

2020 151

Have a Fairy Tale Wedding, But Beware: In Fairy Tales, Brides Suffer After “I Do”

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Disney and Allure Bridal have joined forces to create a line of Disney-themed wedding dresses to “[turn] fairy tale dreams into reality for brides.” The dresses, says Allure Bridals , “capture the style and spirit of Disney Princess characters.”.

2020 196

How to Be a Successful and Persuasive Communicator While Working Remotely

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As social distancing becomes the new normal throughout the US and the world, professionals across industries are making drastic and immediate changes to their work and presentation styles.

2020 195

How Your Workspace Affects Your Mental Health and Productivity

Ms. Career Girl

No matter how much you enjoy your job, the workplace is entirely intended to elicit the maximum productivity from its employees.

2020 246

You’re Not an Imposter—But You Might Feel Like One

Ms. Career Girl

Does this sound familiar? You sit in your cubical at your new job, staring at your computer screen, trying to give yourself a mental therapy session before the status meeting in nine minutes.

2020 218

What You Need to Know (and Do) About the Generation Gap at Work 

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The communication and motivational styles of your coworkers and employees vary according to which generation they grew up in. Attitudes toward work, language, mindset and social norms evolve over time, leading to occasional generational conflict.

2020 219

Tips and Resources for Staying Motivated Through COVID-19

Ms. Career Girl

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has tossed everyone’s plans up in the air and forced many entrepreneurs to pivot their business operations. It’s an unsettling, unprecedented time, but it’s not time to give up. Entrepreneurs are known for their grit, ingenuity and drive – so keep going!

2020 176

8 Job Search Trends You Should Expect in 2020

Ms. Career Girl

The new year always brings some exciting new developments in the job market with it. Sometimes it’s tax cuts, news about internships, other times tax increases. New tech impacts the business world, and perhaps new job opportunities have arisen? .

2020 236

Five Ways to Be Heard at Work

Ms. Career Girl

According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report, only 30% percent of employees strongly agree that their opinions count at work. So, where does that leave the other 70%?

2020 169

13 Chilling Thrillers to Keep You Cool This Summer

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Here it is, the middle of August. Yes, we’re only a bit over a month from the official end of summer. And that means the season of the scare – Halloween – is just around the corner.

2019 285

Advice I’d Give To My Twenty-Something-Self Entering the Workforce

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I’m at a point in my life when I think I can fairly claim to know a few things. I’ve had many years of work experience spanning restaurant, legal, academia, p harmaceuticals and the publishing/film industries. And th ere are things I wish I’d known when I was starting out.

2020 229

Five Roles A Great Mentor Masters

Ms. Career Girl

A Mentor Has Many Roles. No other relationship is quite like having a mentor. Good mentoring relationships are incredibly powerful, at all career levels. They give the mentee a safe space to analyze successes and failures, review plans and find the answers to the toughest career challenges.

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What Being a Diverse, Female Entrepreneur Has Taught Me About Challenges and Uncertainty 

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The spread of the coronavirus has severely impacted so many industries and businesses, and founders across the startup world, are moving quickly to adapt to this new reality. The general advice coming from venture capitalists has been to stay lean and don’t expect that fundraising will happen.

2020 173

Helpful Tips If You’re Considering a Career in Management

Ms. Career Girl

Does the idea of a career in management sound appealing to you? If so, there are likely to be plenty of job opportunities , depending on what facet of management you focus on. There’s one skill that’s essential to all management career paths – the ability to manage people.

2020 141

What To Do When It’s Time To Get Rid of That Old Ride

Ms. Career Girl

Sometimes, your old ride is like that pair of shoes you’ve had forever. They’ve definitely seen better days, you have to admit. But they’re familiar and you just hate to let them go. Even so, you know it’s time to consider something new.

2020 210