Ms. Career Girl

How Jeep Therapy Helped Me Get Through My Silent Struggle

Ms. Career Girl

The Perfect Storm hit me out of nowhere about eight years ago. Growing closer to that half century mark, my body and hormones where changing and I didn’t realize depression was setting in. My two amazing kids were growing older becoming more independent and not needing me like they once did.

2018 207

Why Character and Culture Are Still A Critical Choice

Ms. Career Girl

Long before we enter the corporate world, even before we take our first step into a childhood classroom, there’s an inner guidance program running. But we’re soon confronted with choices and trade-offs. For everything we choose, there’s something else we didn’t.

2018 191

Living Your Own Version of Personal Happiness

Ms. Career Girl

Have you noticed how often someone else is telling you what it takes to be happy? Telling you the who, what, when, where, and even why about what you need to do to attain personal happiness? How many “happiness gurus” have you listened to?

2018 205

Smartphone Etiquette at Work? What’s That?

Ms. Career Girl

Smartphones have changed the way many Americans work. They quicken communication, they allow coworkers to reach out and respond to problems even while they are out of the office, and they let many take work home with them.

2018 148

Five Qualities Every Great Business Leader Has

Ms. Career Girl

Do you have what it takes to be a great business leader? Y ou don’t have to be a CEO to lead. If you’re a team manager, supervisor or oversee the work of a single person, you need to inspire, direct and get the best out of those you lead.

2018 177

A Trio of Quick and Easy Healthy Cocktails to Enjoy this Autumn

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re attempting to improve your diet — whether that means taking in fewer calories or carbs, or less sugar — you’ll find that the majority of the choices on a cocktail menu are out of the question.

2018 139

Twelve Creatives Who Overcame Failure

Ms. Career Girl

Success comes with failure. It’s an inevitable part of the process. And while many see it as a negative, failure affords us the opportunity to learn and grow from our missteps. There are numerous benefits of failing as a learning experience, throughout your career and life in general.

2018 155

Miss America on The Value of Public Speaking

Ms. Career Girl

The Miss America Organization is more than a competition, it’s a 365 day effort to advance scholarship and service. It is a voice for young women who are looking to participate in social change. Today, the Miss America Organization is more relevant than ever.

The Best Vitamins to Take for Your Age

Ms. Career Girl

Vitamins are essential in our daily routine, but how do you know what you should be taking in your 20’s compared to your 40’s, or 60’s? What are the best vitamins to take for your age? Dr. Christopher Calapai D.O.

2018 139

5 Steps to Improving Engagement in Meetings

Ms. Career Girl

The interview for that new job you’re hoping to get. The coffee date with your personal hero, and hopefully, future mentor. The make-or-break sales demo with that perfect-fit client. The last-ditch attempt to mend a broken partnership.

2018 185

How To Use Crowdfunding To Launch Your New Business or Side Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

Do you have an idea that you think could be the next big thing? Whether you want to launch an app, open a bakery, or fund a creative project, crowdfunding can help you get the ball rolling.

2018 148

5 Tips for Working Moms to Survive the Back-to-School Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

From the moment my daughter got out of school in May to the end of July, was a complete blur. It was a blur of summer camp, work, travel, deadlines, proposals and pool parties. The fact that she was going back to school in three weeks had not occurred to me. When it did, I panicked.

2018 180

Dealing With Death – You Are Not Alone!

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve ever had the traumatic experience of dealing with death, you remember it all too well. While in some cultures death of a loved one is celebrated, in most Western cultures it is a time of hurt, loss, and confusion.

2018 185

The Art of the Interview – Three Ways to Nail Your Interview

Ms. Career Girl

In every interview, as we strive to share our authentic self, there is an element of a star performance.

2018 235

Our Top Ten Spring Reading Roundup

Ms. Career Girl

Whether it’s time to get a head start on your Summer tan on the patio or you’re impatiently waiting for just a little warmer weather, a good book is definitely a good part of your scene. And now is a great time to check out our Spring Reading Roundup and find one.

2018 239

5 Tips When Looking For a New Job Over the Age of 40

Ms. Career Girl

When I look in the mirror, for the first 5 seconds I still see a twenty- year -old. Then the visible wrinkles around my eyes and jowls provide a friendly reminder that I’m not twenty anymore.

2018 148

Why Face-To-Face Networking is Still Important

Ms. Career Girl

Why, in an age of social media, is face-to-face networking still important? It’s not a good business strategy to forego face-to-face networking, event if you’re doing a good job digitally connecting with people and here’s why. Networking: A True Story.

2018 236

Women in Technology – Invaluable Perspective and Experience

Ms. Career Girl

It’s not easy being the only woman in the room, but in technology, it’s something you have to get used to. According to the US Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration , only 24 percent of women work in tech – and it’s unlikely to get better in the near future.

2018 198

Seven Things Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Know

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that women in business put up with a lot. From not being taken seriously, to being objectified, to even losing out on business opportunities due to their gender, the workplace is not always feminine-friendly. However, with the cultural shift the U.S.

The Five Unspoken Rules of Today’s Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

We live in unprecedented times, especially when it comes to our careers. Technology, the economy, and globalization have created constant and rapid change. Long ago, companies banked on the fact that if our parents and grandparents had been customers, we would be too.

2018 200

Women Who Launch – For Whom Failure is Impossible

Ms. Career Girl

Failure is Impossible. As a 1950s housewife my mother was “a woman who lunched.” The Mrs. So-and Sos-who went by their spouses’ first and last names- were unable to pursue careers.

2018 218

Five Tips to Ace your Skype Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Are you looking for a new job? Considering relocating to a new city or country? Then you may be asked to complete a Skype interview for your new position. If you are not used to Skype, sitting in front of a webcam for an interview can be an intimidating experience.

2018 166

Why Not Holding Yourself Back is Your Greatest Business Asset

Ms. Career Girl

What if you could create your business from out of the box – just by being as different as you are? You don’t have to be outrageous to stand out and be successful. You already have that with you – but are you letting it all shine through? Are you holding yourself back?

2018 148

Creativity: The Secret to Success in Industries Like Marketing and PR

Ms. Career Girl

Formal education, technical experience, systematic processes…all of these things have a role in business, but it’s unwise to assume this is where success begins and ends. If you want your marketing or PR efforts to thrive, you’ll need some creativity. The Role of Creativity.

2018 139

Five Tips to Set Yourself Apart During the Job Hunt

Ms. Career Girl

Statistics showed that in 2017 34.6% of women graduated with a 4 year degree vs. 33.7% of men. This gap has been narrowing for years, and women finally surpassed men for the first time in 2014. More women are making their mark and creating their trajectory for their futures. I’m proud of us!

2018 219

The Quickest and Easiest Way To Feel Calm and Confident During a Job Interview

Ms. Career Girl

You get nervous in interviews, and you know that it’s normal, but you wish you could just go in and not have to worry about whether they like you or not. You want to just give your answers and be confident that things will work out in your favour.

2018 174

12 Things No One Told Me Before I Tossed My Cap

Ms. Career Girl

It’s Graduation Season, when mortarboards soar and new professionals take wing into the workforce. In their flight to the C-Suite, they’ll surely remember the sage advice dispensed at their ceremonies by wizened, or famous, or (best case) funny keynote speakers.

2018 203

Asking For A Raise Is Tough — Here’s How To Prepare For It

Ms. Career Girl

Asking for a raise can be a daunting task, and new research reveals that many Americans struggle with it. As a professional, it’s just something you have to become used to. Don’t succumb to the fallacy that your company hasn’t offered you a raise because they don’t think you deserve it.

2018 161

How to write a powerful one page resume (5 tips)

Ms. Career Girl

Hundreds of people a day ask Google the most common resume question: “How long should it be?” There’s no one-size-fits-all answer. You wouldn’t use the same resume to apply to be a VP of Finance at a Fortune 500 company as you would to make sandwiches somewhere.

2018 148

Four Stand-Out Career Books For Women in 2018

Ms. Career Girl

As the saying goes, leaders are readers. And one of the easiest ways to get smarter about your career is by reading a great book. Out of the latest career advice books for women published so far in 2018, these four books have earned high ratings.

2018 190

The Rules That It’s Okay to Break

Ms. Career Girl

I never really felt like I fitted in at school. I labelled myself a ‘misfit’, and sometimes even a ‘failure’, because I didn’t comfortably fit into certain boxes or categories, and because breaking the rules sometimes made more sense than following someone else’s path. .

2018 254

Six Tips For Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

In today’s mobile world, nearly 50% of Americans say they spend at least some time working from home or working remotely.

How to Maintain Your Work-Life Balance

Ms. Career Girl

The concept of work-life balance has become increasingly popular in recent years, and according to medical research, the idea should be taken more seriously than a passing fad.

2018 187

Beyond the Glass Slipper Raising Girls Who Can Stand on Their Own Two Feet

Ms. Career Girl

Hi, I’m Brian, and I’m a business executive who’s been fortunate enough to have had a rewarding career throughout the past several years. I’ve helped build some world-class brands and companies, including IMAX and Coupons.com, and created hundreds of jobs in the process.

2018 180

New Boss? Start off Right!

Ms. Career Girl

Jamie Hartmann is moving on; your new manager is Iliana Garcia. As your next level manager makes the announcement, you wonder what this new boss means for you. A new boss can shake up your department, your way of working and your daily workload.

2018 155

Six Steps To Make The Job Search Less Lonely

Ms. Career Girl

A BBC Loneliness Experiment sounds like it comes from Orwell’s 1984. Thankfully, though, it is in fact a timely investigation into the rising loneliness ‘epidemic’. The aim: what can we as a society do to make people less lonely? This got me thinking. What could be lonelier than the job search?

2018 204

Seven Tips To Help You Launch Your New Business

Ms. Career Girl

When starting a business, begin with the basics – follow your dreams and do what you love. But it takes more than just a dream, it takes patience and passion, along with courageous action and determination. My experience in creating a modern Dream Pets inspired by R.

2018 139

Still Waiting For An Offer? Here’s the Hottest Job Search Tips From a Staffing Executive

Ms. Career Girl

So you’re looking to get booked for your next job and have not heard back yet? Experiential Marketing and staffing CEO, from The Kat Agency, Kat Quinn, has curated a list of the hottest job search tips to make sure you get that call back and book your next gig. Dress to Impress.

2018 155

How To Be A Leader Who Influences, Inspires, and Motivates

Ms. Career Girl

Corporate Leadership Trainer Beate Nimsky, 66, has no problem presenting in front of 500+ people. She is a gun for hire, utilized by Ericsson, Europcar, Bosch, Siemens and Georg Fischer Automotive and other companies wanting to positively influence their mindset and culture.

2018 219

Four Tips to Stay Motivated When Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

People may assume that you’re living the absolute dream working from home, but the reality of the job can become a bit of a nightmare for those who struggle to stay motivated.