Ms. Career Girl

13 Chilling Thrillers to Keep You Cool This Summer

Ms. Career Girl

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.

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10 New Books That Make Great End of Summer Reads

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The end of summer is nearly in sight, bringing with it the end to carefree days kicking back and reading. Before the temperatures cool down, get out and enjoy the final days of sunshine and bliss, with these ten great end of summer reads. The Nine by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg.

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How to Begin Your Career as an Independent Author

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How do I begin a career as an independent author? There are probably as many different ways to answer that question as there are independent authors. We are all unique individuals, coming from different backgrounds, with our own stories, traveling our own journeys, with varied outlooks and dreams.

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Tell-tale Signs That You Should Turn Down That Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

When it comes to obtaining a job offer and securing a job, there are many factors that go into this process.

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How a Road Trip Makes You a Better Leader

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What’s the difference between a leader and a manager? The two words often get mixed up but can be extremely different. Many people argue managers are focused on business operations and leaders are centered on team members.

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Are You Stressed Out? So is Everyone Else!

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Do you feel stressed out more often than not? If so, you’re not alone. Millennial burnout, stemming from chronic, mismanaged stress, has been a hot topic this year and been talked about everywhere from BuzzFeed to NBC.

2019 158

Is This Why You’re Not Getting A Job Offer?

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There’s always a lot of competition for good job openings. So it’s quite average to have to endure several companies interviewing you before you finally get an offer. But what if you’re not getting a job offer after even 15 or 20 interviews?

2019 247

Kindness Starts With You

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What happened to kindness? Do you wonder ‘what’s happened to kindness?’ The news is filled with stories of sudden rage: people resorting to violence over minor items. Bullying in schools and workplaces. Trolling on the internet. Everyone’ is complaining.

2019 213

How to Budget Your Time for the Self-Care You Need

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Balancing a busy career with your own personal life is an ongoing challenge, and the pressure to perform at your best, take on big projects, and increase your productivity at work can leave you feeling drained once you’re home.

2019 155

How to Use LinkedIn Marketing like a Business Capitalist

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LinkedIn is one of the most widely used social media networks worldwide. It has more than 610 million members with more than 303 million active users each month, rivaling platforms like Twitter and Instagram.

2019 235

Four Tips to Disconnect on Vacation to Improve Your Mental Health

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In today’s fast-paced society, the constant stress and anxiety of juggling demands in our personal and professional lives can take a toll on physical and psychological health. To maintain a mentally healthy work-life-balance, it’s crucial to take a break and disconnect on vacation.

2019 239

Allyship Among Women: From Sabotage to Support

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Allyship and the Path to Solidarity. When we begin to define how we can show support for someone, the first word that may come to mind is allyship.

2019 230

How and Why To Take Care of Your Back

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Your Reliable, Invisible Back. Have you noticed your back recently? Felt a twinge, or a need to stretch? We often take our backs for granted. They work hard every day, making it possible for us to lift, turn, walk, sit, and do our fitness routines.

2019 236

Glass Ceiling Holding You Back? Here’s How To Break It

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So, you have your sights set on the C-suite and you already know it’s going to take a lot of determination and grit to get there, but do you have a good grip on how to lay the groundwork for your journey and break through the glass ceiling ?

2019 236

Summer Stress is Real: 3 Tips to Center Yourself 

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The summer months are often painted as a time to relax and unwind, a time to soak up the sunshine and breathe a little easier. The reality is, working adults find summer to in fact be more stressful than the colder months. “We’re

2019 203

10 Books for Mom – For The Mom Who Does It All

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Mothers can be the most influential person in a woman’s life and each year we get to celebrate the mothers who love, cherish and support their children and those most important to them.

2019 271

Why Everyone Needs a Side Hustle and 4 Ways To Create It

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Many people are dissatisfied with what they earn, but find the prospect of leaving their job to find a better paying one exhausting.

2019 152

Signs You Have the Summer Blues and Tips to Fix It

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Everyone you know gets giddy at the thought of a grownups-only pool party or taking off work for a day at the beach. For you, though, just hearing about a summertime BBQ with the rest of the office or an outdoor music festival makes you anxious.

2019 218

Stand Out and Move Up In Your Career – Write a Book

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Job hunters go to great lengths to stand out to prospective employers. We’ve heard of people using everything from a singing telegram to helium balloon delivery to make sure their name gets remembered and their resume doesn’t end up in the trash.

2019 229

The Truth About Who You Will Never Be

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There’s something you need to know about who you are and who you will be. More importantly, there’s something you need to know about who you will never be. It might sting at first, but give me a minute and that will change. Actually, everything might change. I begin by saying….

2019 215

About That Road Less Traveled.

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“I shall be telling this with a sigh. Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—. I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”

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11 Ways To Stay Engaged in The Dog Days of Summer

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53% of workers report feeling an increase in distraction from June through December, in a phenomenon the business world has dubbed “the summer slump,” or the dog days of summer. As vacation picks up and heat increases, employees can get weary and lose motivation.

2019 203

Creating Income With a Side Hustle

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Are you looking for side hustle options that can produce a reliable bit of extra income? If that’s the case, it likely means that your “day job” either – Doesn’t have a future. Has little potential for providing financial security. Simply isn’t satisfying.

2019 219

How to Bounce Back from Stress at Work

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When work is stressing you out, you can feel it right when you wake up. Instead of feeling inspired and ready for the day, you might feel trapped or fatigued. That feeling of dread is a clear sign of stress at work.

2019 236

Herbal Gardens – Why and How To Start One in Your Kitchen

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If you’re a typical career woman, you probably don’t have time to create and tend to a large backyard garden. But there’s an indoor alternative that’s much easier, and it can provide some great benefits. Herbal gardens are the perfect way to let your green thumb express itself.

2019 154

How Collaboration & Data Can Help Refine Your Brand Image

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The importance of your brand image to the success of your company cannot be understated. Your brand image is what potential and current customers think of first when your company comes to mind.

2019 168

Nerves Holding You Back? Here’s How to Power Forward

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As a professional Vocal Coach for many years, I have observed many of the performers and public speakers I worked with being held back by nerves and insecurity. The one thing they all had in common?

2019 180

Eight Recipes For Success From Top Celebrity Chefs

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Success looks different for everyone, and we all get there via different routes. When we look at our idols, we normally see that they have tapped into their natural strengths to get to where they want to be, and that’s a lesson worth paying attention to.

2019 208

How to Be Limitless in Your Life and Career

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We all have a similar goal. We want success to feel meaningful, we want our work to matter. But it doesn’t. And we feel stuck. No matter how hard we hustle and grind toward success, or how much we achieve it. That’s because the problem isn’t how we achieve success, it’s how we define success.

2019 267

Ten Tips to Help You Cope With Anxiety

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During multiple periods in your life, you’ll feel your heart racing when facing a stressful situation. You might also witness your palms get sweaty when dealing with a difficult situation. When that happens, you’re dealing with anxiety.

2019 130

The Science Behind Why You Should Stop Saying You’re Bad At Your Job

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There is an old mantra that many of us use when starting a new job, or entering a new situation: “Fake it until you make it.” It’s good advice—but not for the reason many of us think. Faking it until you make it isn’t about pretending like you’re good and hoping no one notices until you become good.

2019 219

HELP WANTED: HOW TO AVOID ROOKIE MISTAKES ON A JOB INTERVIEW

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Whether you are in college seeking an internship, or further on in your career and looking to advance your position, making basic and careless mistakes on a job interview can cost you that opportunity even if you have the experience, credentials, and intelligence. First impressions count!

2019 259

Tips For Working Women Ready to Start a Family

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Many women are passionate about their careers but also want to start a family. For those who plan to be working mothers and still want to further their career while being a good mom, the idea of doing both can be overwhelming.

2019 219

Unemployed? How To Survive and Thrive

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Staying positive when you’re unemployed, especially where you must constantly state that yes, you are still “in transition,” can be a tall order. In order to maximize success, you must have practices to shatter the negative illusions in your mind.

2019 231

Doing This One Thing Increases Your Chance of Getting Hired by 75%

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Getting hired, even in today’s strong job market, is a numbers game. And the numbers are scary. Right off the bat, a resume faces a lot of competition. Just to give you an idea of the sheer volume, Monster.com reports 427,000 resume postings a week. That’s 22.2

2019 228

Owning Your Elegant Warrior

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You’re an Elegant Warrior. No matter whether you’re wearing cut-off jeans, no makeup and a top knot or a business suit, nude stockings and 3-inch pumps, you meet the definition.

2019 155

Why Managing Remotely Is So Tough—and Eight Ways to Make It Easier

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Managing remotely has quickly become the norm in today’s work world. And yet, it’s not easy. With more employees working remotely or on flex schedules, it can be tough to create the kind of connection you need to help people do their best work. You can’t pick up on non-verbal cues.

2019 251

Are You One of The #MissingTypes ?

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Most everyone has been invited to participate in a blood drive. Are you one of the only three percent of Americans who donate? Or are you one of the 97% who don’t? There’s a constant struggle to keep adequate supplies of blood on hand. But just who needs those blood donations?

2019 221

Why Being Yourself at Work Starts With Knowing Yourself at Home

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Do you feel that you need to wear a professional mask at work? In the past, the divide between ‘work’ and ‘home’ was pretty concrete. You had a ‘work’ self and a ‘private’ self, and rarely should the twain meet. But these days, employers are encouraging us to be ourselves most of the time.

2019 225

4 Methods to Kick Imposter Syndrome Before It Affects Your Career

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Social media (and the personal branding phenomenon that keeps it ticking) can make it seem like everyone has it together. In turn, too many young women entering the workforce believe the myth that they must be perfect.

2019 183

Chilling Winter Thrillers Sure To Keep You Warm and Reading All Night

Ms. Career Girl

As the winter chill continues to set in, there’s no better time to pick up the season’s best new suspenseful thrillers. If you’re looking to get swept away by a great new chilling read during your time off this winter, one or more of this winter’s best thrillers will be just what you need.

2019 268

Why Active Listening Is So Important (and How to Learn It)

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Don’t let the name fool you—soft skills are some of the most important skills you can develop. And among them, active listening is one of the best soft skills you can master.

2019 251

Three Ways Women Hold Themselves Back – And What To Do About It

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Have you ever felt like you just weren’t good enough to apply for a position… despite meeting all the qualifications? Do you ever feel the need to change yourself… because it makes other people feel more comfortable with you?

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