Author: Ms Career Girl

Why Paying Yourself First and Putting Away 10% is So Important

When I first heard of the 10% account, I was living paycheck to paycheck. I was working hard just to pay my bills, never seeming to get ahead. I was left wondering, is this all that is possible for me

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Here’s How Social Media Can Negatively Affect Us at Work

Social media has grown immensely, becoming the average person’s main method of keeping in touch. Whether we’d like to admit it or not, many of us have likely been at our desks, passing the time with a quick scroll-break on

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Girl Power: Women In The Entertainment Industry

With female produced and directed projects breaking box office records and garnering awards like never before, I am proud to witness a time where women are taking the lead in the film and entertainment industry. Although there have been narratives

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Failure Is a Gift: How Working with Failure Can Become a Personal Best

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

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A year in reflection: International Women’s Day 

Like any year, 2019 was a mixture of successes and failures for women’s rights. This is true whether we are talking about the rights of women in employment, women in the wider UK, or for women worldwide. One of the

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Balance is Bullshit

I’ve asked quite a number of leaders whether there is such a thing as work-life balance. Almost everyone says no without hesitation. They agree there are times we’re present, we’re grounded, we’re in sync with what matters, and we’re in

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How to Avoid Getting Scammed by Car Salesmen and Mechanics

Automobile owners often face one of two inevitable realities: their car needs repairs or needs replacing. Unfortunately for women, either of those issues can pose significant stressors aside from the usual inconveniences associated with repairs or vehicle purchases. When you

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How the #MeToo Movement Has Impacted the Average Workplace

The phrase “me too” was actually originally coined by Tarana Burke back in 2006. It was used  to help women who had survived sexual assault feel as though they had a voice. But the #MeToo movement really started to gain

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10 Books Every New Entrepreneur Should Read

In a digital world, it’s the norm to source knowledge from podcasts, YouTube videos, a quick blog post or the occasional TedTalk. In fact, it’s convenient — so convenient that many of us don’t take the time to pick up

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How To Get Your Boss To Pay For Your Move

Negotiating is definitely a skill, and it’s one that can make a huge difference in determining whether you as a woman are paid fairly at a new job. Research has shown that women are less likely to negotiate their salary

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