Ms. Career Girl

How to Create a Healthy Work-From-Home Space

Ms. Career Girl

Working from home (WFH) is here to stay. Whether you love it or hate it, chances are you will be given the option to embrace this trend more often than ever before, as the aftereffects of the pandemic keep teaching us valuable lessons about productivity. .

How Choosing the Right Colors Can Help You Thrive

Ms. Career Girl

When I first started running my company; The Film Festival Doctor, I was working extremely long hours, which consisted of 16-hour days, seven days a week and surviving on five hours of sleep each night.

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How I Built A Thriving Online Community — And Business — By Doing What I Loved

Ms. Career Girl

At 22, right before I was to be married, I was offered an amazing entry level job at the local electric coop. It was the kind of job that offered room to grow and retirement benefits that many people in my small Kentucky town dreamed about. I felt blessed.

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What is Leaving Your Job Worth?

Ms. Career Girl

If we’ve heard it once, we’ve heard it a thousand times over the past year: we’re in the midst of “The Great Resignation.”. The coronavirus pandemic brought about a shift in the way we approach our lives and think about our careers.

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Tips To Remember When Negotiating Your Next Job Offer

Ms. Career Girl

In the current bounce-back economy and tight labor market, you are in a great position now more than ever to negotiate your next job offer or promotion. While many of us are hesitant to haggle over an exciting new position, remember you should not be fearful of asking for what you want.

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Post-COVID Work: How To Make a Hybrid Approach to WFH Work

Ms. Career Girl

The impending return to office has been a point of media attention and employer-employee contention. Understandably so—when COVID-19 availed the conditions for a global experiment, the positives and negatives of at-home working became clear quickly.

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The Mommy bind…again, forever?

Ms. Career Girl

One of the two toughest life lessons I ever learned was that motherhood, as a role, is not easily delegated. The other was that bias is at work everywhere, be it class, race, sex or economic situation.

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Four Productivity Secrets to Help Students -or Anyone- Get More Done

Ms. Career Girl

As a student, your attention gets pulled in a million directions: homework and exams for your classes, meetings for student organizations, applying to jobs or internships, making new friends, exercise, family, sleep… the list goes on and on. On top of that, staying focused is hard.

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Ways to Strengthen Your IoT Cybersecurity

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IoT security is the practice to keep your IoT systems safe and helps you get assurance of the integrity, availability, and confidentiality of your IoT solution. Moreover, today companies use IoT security tools to stay protected from threats and breaches.

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8 Unique Ways to Attract New Donors for Your Nonprofit

Ms. Career Girl

Anyone in the nonprofit world knows how challenging it can be to acquire new donors. Money is a constant topic of discussion: How much do we need? Where will we find funding? How can we attract additional supporters? Fundraising can be deeply satisfying, but the work itself is not always the easiest.

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Marketing With Instagram: 5 Hacks To Improve Your Engagement

Ms. Career Girl

Having a strong following is important for marketing with Instagram, but it’s not the only thing to consider. When you’re planning your Instagram marketing campaign , you’ll also want to include goals for engagement, click through rate and sales coming from Instagram.

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Should You Be Going for Your MBA? 3 Things to Consider

Ms. Career Girl

Deciding to pursue your MBA should take some time and self-reflection. It’s essential to assess your financial situation and consider all the variables before you apply to business school. There are pros and cons that come with going for your MBA.

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7 Ways Female Entrepreneurs Can Do Self-Promotion Right

Ms. Career Girl

For some business owners, particularly women and minority entrepreneurs, highlighting personal success in front of others can be a challenge. 76% of women say they struggle with self-promotion, and women are said to be eight times less likely than men to negotiate a salary.

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Self-Care: Love Yourself so You Can Love Your Life

Ms. Career Girl

You know the feeling too well: you’re worn out. The rope you’re dangling at the end of is frayed and about to snap. But you can’t stop. Your to-do list is longer than the beginnings of that novel you’ve been working on, and every second that ticks by is gone forever.

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Must-Read Memoirs and Non-Fiction to Pick Up Before Summer Ends

Ms. Career Girl

There’s something sweet and lazy about summer that makes it the perfect season to read books that you can really take your time with; like memoirs, for example! Books of this genre are meant to spark contemplation, conversation, and inspiration.

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Create Your Own Seat at The Table

Ms. Career Girl

Women currently hold less than 8 percent of CEO positions in fortune 500 companies and less than 3 percent are venture funded. Gaining a seat at the table takes more than hard work, it takes perseverance, resilience and the willingness to break barriers.

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How An Internship Could Help You Succeed in Your Career

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Internships are the perfect way to try out your desired career while securing some much-needed work experience in the process. An internship can either be paid or voluntary, dependent on the role and the company.

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Yes, You CAN Marry Travel and a Busy Career. It Just Takes Planning.

Ms. Career Girl

I know what you’re thinking: “Travel is opening back up and I’m itching to go. But when I’m drowning in deadlines and work and want to spend time with family and friends, how can travel possibly fit in?” The answer is, with planning. My career as a marketing researcher and strategist is intense.

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Five Ways Career Women Can Maintain Mental Health on the Job

Ms. Career Girl

The last time you sat down for a haircut, you were likely feeling relaxed and ready to share your latest life updates with your trusted stylist, but did you ever take a moment to consider how they might be feeling?

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Is Your Organization Resilient Enough to Survive The Next Disruption?

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Eventually, a major crisis will impact your company. It’s not a matter of “if” but of “when.” And while COVID-19 is the most obvious disruptor, it’s certainly not the last. We all face a new era of uncertainty, volatility, and disruption.

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Video Resumes: New Trend or Gateway to Discrimination?

Ms. Career Girl

Since the beginning of the global pandemic COVID-19, the workplace and job market changed drastically overnight. Over 41.8% of Americans work remotely or from home. New norms were implemented; such as working from home, businesses being forced to shut down, and virtual job interviews.

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A Tale of Two Sisters: Overcoming Addiction

Ms. Career Girl

Sharon . How many people think the person closest to them might not be telling them the truth… Every. Single. That was me. My name is Sharon and currently I am 50 years old. I have a younger sister whom I adore. Quite frankly, I am inspired by her.

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A Formula for Success: Always Stay a Student

Ms. Career Girl

Back in the day, when a young college graduate would be interviewing for an entry-level job with a big corporation, a favorite question from an interviewer would often be: “Where do you see yourself in five or 10 years?”.

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Having Passion and Purpose in the Work You Do Is Everything

Ms. Career Girl

Having passion and purpose in the work you do is everything. It allows you to make a positive impact in the world, feel fulfilled and potentially build a legacy.

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Want to Live in a Castle? Consider Becoming a Butler!

Ms. Career Girl

You probably have an image of a butler as a graying, stately man, dressed in a tuxedo and looking very formal. But that stereotype is far from accurate. For those up to the task, becoming a butler is a viable career option for women as well as men.

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Why Are Women More Likely to be Ignored by their GP?

Ms. Career Girl

We, unfortunately, live in a world where women’s ill-health sometimes isn’t taken seriously. Despite women knowing how they feel in their own bodies, GPs (general practitioners) continue to ignore their concerns, but why is this?

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Here’s Our Spring 2021 Reading Roundup

Ms. Career Girl

With the change of the new season comes new reads to add to your TBR! We have listed some of our most anticipated releases that are perfect for your next Spring read. From romance to thriller, we have everything for your tastes. For All She Knows by Jamie Beck.

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Finding Support for Women in Business & Leadership

Ms. Career Girl

According to a Harvard Business Review report , more women in leadership roles were rated by their peers, their bosses, their direct reports, and their other associates as better overall leaders than their male counterparts — and the higher the level, the wider that gap grows.

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Why Are More Single Women Owning Homes Than Single Men?

Ms. Career Girl

According to several studies, single women appear to have closed the gender gap when it comes to owning their own homes, despite their average lower wage income. Statistically, nearly twice as many single women are owning homes than single men.

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Experts Reveal 4 Ways to Avoid Early Small Business Failure

Ms. Career Girl

If you are a small business owner in the United States, you are in good company. According to the US Census Bureau , around 1.4 million new startups were filed between June and September 2020. But research from Lending Tree reveals that around 20% of those will fail during their first year. .

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Tips for Reopening Your Office After COVID-19

Ms. Career Girl

Back in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses across all industries to close their doors to stop the deadly virus’s spread.

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Twitter Users Share The Most Inspirational Women Shaping Business

Ms. Career Girl

Today, we are seeing more women-owned businesses and more female investors than ever before, with 114% more women entrepreneurs than there were 20 years ago. Women-owned businesses in the US are generating $1.8

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Navigating Your Life as an Empath

Ms. Career Girl

The ability to feel empathy is a gift. It allows us to understand and share the emotions of other people, pushing us outside of our own narrow views of the world. Empathy is the root of friendship, trust, collaboration … even love. It’s a feeling of connection that we all know and share.

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How An Outplacement Service Helps Employees Recover After A Sudden Job Loss

Ms. Career Girl

No one wants to lose their job. But in an increasingly uncertain world, layoffs and redundancies can happen to anyone.

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The Top Obstacles Your Small Business Will Face in the Next Year

Ms. Career Girl

There are many challenges small businesses face, but the top ones vary from year to year. As your business grows, the issues facing you may differ from what they did in the early days of your launch. Knowing what to expect can help you plan ahead and navigate the land mines of doing business.

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Why You Should Write a Will Now — Even if You’re Young

Ms. Career Girl

Topics like life insurance and filing taxes can make the best of us yawn, but financial planning and preparation is an important part of adulthood. Making a will is another crucial step many people put off because it never seems pertinent in the hustle and bustle of modern living. But it is!

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Follow Your Dreams to Create the Life You Want – Memoirs of Some that Did Just That

Ms. Career Girl

The pandemic has taught us a lot, but one thing I find most intriguing is that “jobs” are fickle, and we need to find a career that keeps us grounded and able to muscle through life’s ebbs and flows. It is true that if you do something you love, you will never feel like you worked a day in your life.

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10 Q&As You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Remote Job Career Coach

Ms. Career Girl

According to more than 2,100 people who worked remotely during the pandemic, 58 percent say they would absolutely look for a new job if they weren’t allowed to continue working from home in their current position.

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5 Ways to Beat the “Sunday Night Scaries” and Be Happier at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Do you experience the “Sunday night scaries,” dreading the thought of Monday morning? Or hit snooze on your alarm so many times you lose count because you don’t want to get out of bed and go to work?

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Bending Reality: Don’t Wait For the How – Do it Now

Ms. Career Girl

Are you one of those people who have learned to think outside the box, to color outside the lines? From a very early age, I’ve done that. More often, I’ve challenged reality and authority by trying to erase the boxes and lines that I saw as only impediments to my own journey.

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10 Ways Job Searching Has Changed in 10 Years

Ms. Career Girl

Job searching has transformed since 2011; smart job seekers must adapt. . According to a recent Prudential study , 26% of American workers will be job hunting this year.

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Leaders are People, Not Job Titles

Ms. Career Girl

Lead with your whole self. Team leader. Manager. Director. Chief Marketing Officer. Do you introduce yourself with your job title? Beware! If your job title is your identity, you’re leaving your best leadership qualities at the door. Each of us is a complex, multifaceted, interesting person.

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How to Co-Create the Career of Your Dreams

Ms. Career Girl

The Universe has a plan for you! “Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy s**t we don’t need.” ” Tyler Durden explains in the Fight Club. I bet there have been times when you have felt a similar sentiment.

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