12 Books of Christmas: Give The Gift of Reading

Ms. Career Girl

The post 12 Books of Christmas: Give The Gift of Reading appeared first on Ms. I imagine that someday in the not-too-distant future, traditional books will have met their demise. Sure, it’s nice to be able to carry dozens of books in something the size of a note pad.

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Side Hustle Gold: 4 Inspiring Women's Stories

Ms. Career Girl

The post Side Hustle Gold: 4 Inspiring Women's Stories appeared first on Ms. At Ms Career Girl, we hear about lots of women who have not only survived but thrived. Bursting with color while also not forgetting basics, Minnie Rose’s collections are ideal for any women’s wardrobe.

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Career Lessons from 2016’s Most Inspiring Women

Ms. Career Girl

The post Career Lessons from 2016’s Most Inspiring Women appeared first on Ms. Let’s be honest, 2016 hasn’t been the best year for women. Unfortunately, in an industry as whitewashed as fashion, that means she struggles to book jobs.

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Giving Women The Courage to Negotiate Salary

Competitive Resumes

I am happy to continue this dialogue on the gender pay gap to empower women to be informed and inspired to seek better compensation. I encourage both men and women to listen to this episode to universally make the most out of your career trajectory. Women are likely not to.

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The 20 Best Personal Development Books for 20-somethings

Resume Bear

As you go through this intensely transitional period, it’s great to have some help , and these books offer quite a bit. Read on to find 20 of our favorite books for 20-somethings as they get started in the real world.

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Life and Jobs Matter for Women Ex-Offenders

Competitive Resumes

This week, Donna Rojas shares the significance of life and career training to women ex-offenders. How gender responses and differences are considered makes a difference in preparing women and men for transition. Need help with your career goals, directions, or efforts?

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7 things you don’t know about women and work

Penelope Trunk

One of the earliest pieces of advice I got when I started getting paid to write was to not write about women. magazine, and every time I wrote about women my editor deleted the section. And they fired me because the stuff I wrote geared toward women was off-topic. Women

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How 5 Women Found Success Their Own Way

Ms. Career Girl

The post How 5 Women Found Success Their Own Way appeared first on Ms. Women have worked hard for workplace equality, with some taking their fates into their own hands by following their own dreams. Louisa May Alcott is best known for her book Little Women, which was published in 1868.

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Marissa Mayer becomes CEO of Yahoo, and proves women cannot have it all

Penelope Trunk

My reaction: I’m so sick of people saying that women like Marissa Mayer are trailblazers when they take on huge corporate responsibility instead of taking care of young kids at home. It scares the women who don’t have kids. Why does Mayer fight for all women? Women

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What if Women Pioneered the Work World?

Ms. Career Girl

Had the professional world been pioneered by women rather than men, what would it look like? For women, at times everything seems to be a battle against the self, a constant learning or adjusting process and most notably a push and pull between the personal and professional responsibilities.

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The 6 strategies to success recommended by all bestsellers

Ms. Career Girl

There are thousands of books out there about how to be successful and achieve everything you want in life. Regardless of what you want to achieve, there are a few strategies that every single book about how to be successful tells you to adopt.

Finding a mate isn’t luck. It’s about setting a goal and reaching it.

Penelope Trunk

And the bottom line is that women who have been able to set goals for the other parts of their life and meet those goals will be able to set up goals for getting a life partner and meet those goals, too.

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Read & Grow: 10 life-changing books [PODCAST – EP2]

Mildred Talabi

This second episode of The Science of Successful Job Hunting podcast series is all about personal development – specifically, how reading books can help you grow. My Pinterest page with my “one book a month” reading list boards. The 10 books.

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Work Overload: 7 Solutions When You Are Swamped

Ms. Career Girl

I have accepted this and altered my workout time to accommodate: I squeezed in a quick 2 mile run outside and booked a couple of mornings at Orange Theory. The post Work Overload: 7 Solutions When You Are Swamped appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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March Book Club: Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office

Ms. Career Girl

I read Dr. Lois Frankel’s book, Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office , in 2010 thanks to a comment left on a blog post I wrote about common female prejudices at work. Career Girl Book Club. Women have the total OPPOSITE problem!). Book Club Self What's New

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Women in the Workforce; Key to Economic Recovery


His opinion, “Women are a major reason we will do so well.” So he’s confident the country will prosper as more women excel in the workforce. The number of women supporting families is increasing- approximately 41% of mothers are primary breadwinners.

Lean In and Advance Women in the Workplace


Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, hopes to that her new book, “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead” will create a global discussion and movement on gender issues in the workplace. Women in Business Leadership. Work Life Balance or Work Life Integration?

Ask Ms. Career Girl: How do I Transition to a Career I Have no Experience in?

Ms. Career Girl

I’m reading great books about entrepreneurs and feel inspired but I’m also starting to feel hopeless. Meeting other happy women who’ve made positive changes in their careers and lives. Read books about, by and for entrepreneurs.

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4 Steps to Knowing Yourself Better

Ms. Career Girl

In her book The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving A F , Sarah Knight invites her readers to seriously think about the things they do care about in their lives. Featured Goals Self alone time goals in your twenties health things to do twentysomethings women

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The New Career Girl: Gen Y Women Redefine Success

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Blog Directory Contact Subscribe The New Career Girl: Gen Y Women Redefine Success by Nicole Crimaldi on April 27, 2010 Two weeks ago I asked you what your 10 year vision looked like. Thanks for sharing, and best of luck on your book!

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Nice girls don’t get the corner office [extended book review]

Mildred Talabi

At the beginning of March, I was invited to be a panellist for a Southbank Centre discussion on women and careers, part of Southbank’s annual ‘WOW’ festival celebrating women’s achievements across the world.

Riaz Mamdani discusses importance of supporting Alberta’s woman entrepreneurs

Ms. Career Girl

At least half of Canadian small and medium businesses are owned or partially owned by women, a number which continues to grow. Riaz Mamdani believes that women lead organizations are important to support because of the accelerated economic impact they create. SideHustle Featured Goals

The Single Word That Will Increase Productivity in 2013 Is….

Ms. Career Girl

Not only are these emails interrupting my productivity and getting me off-task, they are draining my pocket-book. If I really need a pair of boots, wallet, book, or really anything at all, I know which website to visit and there will likely be a sale of some kind. UNSUBSCRIBE!!!

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Does Gender Determine Workplace Strengths?

Water Cooler Wisdom

I recently enjoyed reading Marcus Buckingham’s book, Find Your Strongest Life.    The book explores some of the innate differences men and women experience working in the business world.

Are You Prepared for an Unexpected Job Offer?

Ms. Career Girl

Create a BRAG book. You don’t need fancy awards or titles to create a brag book. That could be “sales growth”, “committees”, “leadership roles” and/or “testimonials” to combine into your own brag book.

6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite


Despite research showing that professional women have the same leadership aspirations as men and plenty of evidence that companies with female CEOs outperform those led by men, only five percent of S&P 500 companies’ CEO slots are, in fact, filled by women.

LinkedIn: Busting 8 Damaging Myths About What It Can Do For Your Career

Resume Bear

As a top media source on women’s career issues and trends, she has appeared in more than 100 leading newspapers and magazines and on national radio and television. Your Career Goals career Job Search job search strategy job seekers linkedin resumebearBy Kathy Caprino, M.A.

Careers Book Review: Daring Greatly by Dr. Brene Brown

Position Ignition

She is a research professor and this is her first book, as a result of studying the area of vulnerability: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead. As readers of management and business material, we need stirring, interesting books.

I Read  #GIRLBOSS And You Should Too

Ms. Career Girl

There is a fine line between empowering women and being a feminist manifesto, and #GIRLBOSS treads it lightly. In fact, I think if you took out all of the references to being a “girl” and just referred to it as #BOSS, the book would resonate equally with males and females.

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Letting Your Imagination Go Crazy Or Outlining And Organizing

Ms. Career Girl

Let’s talk about outlining your book…or not. I don’t outline when I write my books. We go back and forth, editing and deleting ideas and characters, and I start writing as soon as I know the first sentence of my book. It would make me feel weird, like this odd book person.

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book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager book review, other people’s families, and mango sticky rice April 5, 2011 There’s a very nice review of my e-book over at YouShouldOnlyKnow , a blog I have long adored, run by Erica Manney. the e-book is coming.

Resumebear: Job Hunting While Still Employed? Keep it Private

Resume Bear

The goal is to either string together all of your meetings or arrange one at a time early or late in the day.” “It is a challenge for both men and women in a job search. Even though getting a new job is your goal, the search shouldn’t cost you the job you have.

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Five Feisty, Feminist, Fictional Heroines We All Wish Were Real

Ms. Career Girl

National Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day is a day we honor real women. But sometimes our heroines are the fictional characters of books and movies. Goals Self heroines inspiration

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3 Simple Steps for Maintaining Financial Confidence

Ms. Career Girl

As you move along your career path, starting to reach your business goals, it’s only natural to think about your personal expenses – are you paying off student loans? Here are three simple steps for setting and reaching these goals: Change your attitude.

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How To Identify Your Ideal Customer: Who You Serve

Ms. Career Girl

Think of it as writing a book or short story and you have to come up with fictional characters, that’s what this process involves. For example, I serve both men and women in my business so I have two. What are their values and goals?

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Why men should give women flowers | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Why men should give women flowers Posted to: Learn to take advice | Office Politics October 28th, 2009 Del.icio.us Women like receiving flowers. Men know that women in general like flowers, but men also believe that women they know personally do not like flowers. The women they know are the exception to the rule. women? What's your goal here?

10,000 Hours To Develop Talent

Personal Excellence Blog

This article is also in Personal Excellence Book (specifically Volume 1). Have you gotten the Personal Excellence Book yet? Many of you have purchased the book and shared very nice comments, thank you! Grab the book now at a limited time discount of 15%.

Setting Goals with 43 Things


» Setting Goals with 43 Things Most of the time I view goal setting as a necessary yet tedious task. I learned in Goals 101 class that when you want to get something done, youneed to write it down and you need support from others, just for starters.

20 Must Read Career Blogs for the Young Job Seeker ResumeBear makes the List

Resume Bear

Career Girl in November 2008 as a “passion project” to build community among ambitious young professional women. The Daily Muse is a rapidly growing community of women (and dudes!) Their goal is to ensure Careerealism readers leave feeling more informed and better prepared to handle their professional challenges than when they arrived. Career Book Authors Career News College Graduates College Students Job Hunting Strategies Why ResumeBear?

How to date when you have a big job

Penelope Trunk

The goal should always be to have fun. Melissa exhausts Chen and has to turn to books. I am surprised she is reading dating books. “What books?” After I badger her, she sends me a list of a bajillion books she has read. Women fall in love on dates.