Ms. Career Girl

15 Summer Releases for your TBR List

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It’s finally summertime! And even though a lot of us are stuck at home, that doesn’t mean we can’t find some time in our busy schedules to take a break. Let these anticipated summer releases drift you away to a literary vacation full of adventure, heartbreak, and romance. We Came Here to Shine .

2020 282

How to Thrive in Times of Change

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Dealing with change can be difficult. After all, humans are creatures of habit. We’ve spent years perfecting our routines and situational responses, basing them on experience and empirical evidence. When we’re in our comfort zones, we know exactly how to act and what to expect.

2020 181

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We Need More Girls in STEM!

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Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – why is it the world of men? Truth is, we need more girls in STEM! Worldwide, STEM jobs are dominated by men, but this is not because they are better!

2020 225

What I Didn’t Know About Symbols and Should Have

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This past week, I received a text from my husband who was working downstairs. Please bring me another t-shirt ASAP!” Confused, I ran to the closet, pulled out one of his many grey t-shirts and headed down stairs – baffled by his request and assuming that he had spilled coffee.

2020 234

Leadership is not for everyone. Is it for you?

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Merriam-Webster defines leadership as “the office or position of a leader; capacity to lead; and the act or instance of leading.” I contend that leadership is more than a title, ability, or action. Unlike management, leadership isn’t about positional authority alone, or at all.

2020 196

Going Back to School While Working? Yes You Can!

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Instead of taking all of these one-off courses, why don’t I just get an MBA? As I said those words to my boss, a voice in my head screamed ‘are you crazy? You’re already working too much!’

2020 145

10 Ways to Stimulate Employee Motivation

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Today’s fast-moving business environment demands that the effective manager be both a well-organized administrator and highly adept in understanding people’s basic needs and behavior in the workplace.

2020 187

Three Ways to Discover What Holds You Back

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You are in this business or career because you wanted to make a difference and do what you love. What you may have noticed is that while things can go smoothly, there are times that you may feel stuck. It’s normal, but most people don’t know how to free themselves.

2020 197

Want to be Less Stressed Out? More Productive? Try This.

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What strange and uncertain times we are living in, but there are some upsides to working from home. Not battling the morning commuter traffic is definitely one of them. What are you doing with all that extra time you have in the mornings?

2020 219

8 Mistakes to Avoid If You’re Job Hunting During COVID-19 

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Are you one of the millions who lost employment during the recent COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you have probably reworked your resume and are anxiously searching internet boards.

2020 226

When Working Remotely and Social Distancing Get Old

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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 268

Looking Toward the Future? Five Ways to Choose the Right Career Path

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Deciding what you want to do with your life and your career is not revolutionary – it is evolutionary.

2020 174

Overcoming Challenges Women Face as They Get Older

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Women in their 40s or 50s — or older — have a lot on their plates. They often have teenage or college-aged kids and are also possibly caring for grandkids or aging parents.

2020 153

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 256

5 Healthy Habits for Staying Sane While Working from Home

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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 227

How to Conduct a Job Search During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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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 250

Top Productivity Tips From Women in Tech

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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 222

Five Steps to Create a Transitional Retirement Option For Your Employees

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The relationship between companies and their employees has been forever changed by the Covid-19 virus. It’s hard to believe, but it’s true. Since late January, Americans have been shifting from their traditional roles and workplaces toward their home offices.

2020 145

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

Organization Is The Key to Happiness: Working from Home Zen

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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.

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

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 233

Preparing for the Job Search Post Covid-19

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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

Two out of Three Millennial Women Say Access to Role Models and Mentors at Would Increase their Confidence at Work

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Tone Networks, a digital executive coaching platform for women, announced today findings from a national survey that shows executive coaching and access to role models and mentors could be the link to lowering stress levels and increasing workplace confidence amongst Millennial women.

2020 180

Helpful Tips If You’re Considering a Career in Management

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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 209

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

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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

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 258

Why Going Solo Could Be The Key to Finding Your Passion

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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 250

Crafting Your Edge Instead of Chasing a Job

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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 241

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 242

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 249

Job Hunting Tips When You’re Changing Career Fields

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So you’ve decided you’re going to try for a new job. Not just a new job really, but a new job in a completely new field. Congrats! Now it’s time to really buckle down and make it happen. But what are the first things you should even do to prepare for changing career fields? Commit.

2020 207

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 218

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 223

Reopening for Business? 3 Things to Consider

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The U.S. is slowly beginning to open again, and small business owners are eager to get back to business as usual. Once your state or county has announced that it will allow businesses to reopen, you’ll be faced with a difficult decision that only you can make.

2020 159

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

8 Ways the Workplace and Workday Are Different Due to Covid-19

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If you kept your job throughout the pandemic thus far, you probably experienced a few changes to the way things work. Those seeking new employment should also anticipate a change in the traditional workplace model.

2020 141

Six Ways to Bring Calm into Your Home When the World Is Full of Chaos

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From the global devastation of COVID-19 to the national grief, horror, and widespread protests set off by the killing of George Floyd, the world is reeling with chaos. No wonder waves of fear, pain, and uncertainty are infiltrating our thoughts and emotions—and thus, our homes.

2020 171

5 Tech Side-Hustles To Help You Make Money Right Now

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Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business or earning extra income? If your answer is yes, then now is the time to get started ! Your skills and talents can be lucrative sources of income. Earn extra money to keep you afloat, get ahead or invest in the future.

2020 149

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 212

The Only Prioritization and Productivity Tool You Will Ever Need

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Prioritize Your Tasks, Boost Your Productivity. Look on almost any website targeting professionals, entrepreneurs or career development and you find articles on productivity and prioritization.

2020 153

How Your Workspace Affects Your Mental Health and Productivity

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

2020 236