So You Want To Be A Freelancer? Here Are 7 Things You Need To Know
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So You Want To Be A Freelancer? Here Are 7 Things You Need To Know

Being a writer, especially a writer who is just a writer and nothing else, can be difficult. It can be...
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Dress For Success: 8 Dos And Don’ts Of Professional Wardrobe
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Dress For Success: 8 Dos And Don’ts Of Professional Wardrobe

The most challenging aspect of transitioning from college to work is learning how to embrace your youth while still appearing...
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If You Spot These 5 Red Flags When Interviewing For A Job, Don’t Take The Job
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If You Spot These 5 Red Flags When Interviewing For A Job, Don’t Take The Job

Between researching the company, memorizing your strengths and weaknesses, and spending hours picking out the perfect outfit, interviewing for a...
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7 Essentials To Bring To Every Meeting
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7 Essentials To Bring To Every Meeting

Regardless of how long you've been in the workplace, when you start a new position and you're getting invited to...
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5 Best Places For A Young Woman To Grow Her Professional Wardrobe
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5 Best Places For A Young Woman To Grow Her Professional Wardrobe

As your involvement in professional settings and employment continues to grow, it’s important to know how to dress the part....
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Conservative Women Share Their Career Heroes and How to Find Yours
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Conservative Women Share Their Career Heroes and How to Find Yours

Finding a career hero has been one of the most illuminating aspects of my life. I’ve switched envisioned careers a...
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9 Valuable Administrative Skills You Can Learn On Your Own
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9 Valuable Administrative Skills You Can Learn On Your Own

Liberal arts degrees are great and enlightening, but they often fail to teach students real life, applicable skills that they...
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10 Things To Do To Clean Up Your Social Media Prescence
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10 Things To Do To Clean Up Your Social Media Prescence

Our generation seems to have an obsession with putting everything online. It is vital that we be careful with what...
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BOOK REVIEW: Gretchen Carlson Takes A Stand Against Sexual Harassment In New Book
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BOOK REVIEW: Gretchen Carlson Takes A Stand Against Sexual Harassment In New Book

With the recent revelations about Harvey Weinstein coming to light, people are talking about sexual harassment in the workplace on...
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5 Mistakes You’re Making On Your Resume – And How To Fix Them
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5 Mistakes You’re Making On Your Resume – And How To Fix Them

This past summer, I started my first job. A major part of my job is to manage summer fellows, interns,...
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5 Unconventional Ways To Search For Internships
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5 Unconventional Ways To Search For Internships

It may be fall semester but it's never too early to start searching for internships. Regardless of the field you...
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6 Job Paths For English Major Graduates
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6 Job Paths For English Major Graduates

Whenever you tell someone you’re a college student, the first thing they’re going to ask you is either what institution...
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5 Phone Interview Hacks Every Career Savvy Woman Should Know
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5 Phone Interview Hacks Every Career Savvy Woman Should Know

With the end of my college career looming, I’ve been doing a lot of interviews for local internships and future...
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How To Deal With A Toxic Co-Worker
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How To Deal With A Toxic Co-Worker

Whether it’s at the job putting you through school or the one with a desk post-degree, they’ve all got them:...
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Top 25 Insider Tips From Aliza Licht’s “Leave Your Mark”
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Top 25 Insider Tips From Aliza Licht’s “Leave Your Mark”

At FFL, we thrive on empowering other women to make their lives the best they can be. A big part...
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5 Reasons To Get A Part-Time Job While In School
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5 Reasons To Get A Part-Time Job While In School

Some fear the idea of having a part-time job while in high school or college. Whether it's in the food...
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5 Career Paths For Political Science Majors (That Don’t Require Law School)
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5 Career Paths For Political Science Majors (That Don’t Require Law School)

My decision to major in Political Science stemmed from my love for politics and my long term goal of attending...
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Save, Spend, Splurge: 6 Purses For Every Budget
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Save, Spend, Splurge: 6 Purses For Every Budget

As young women breaking in to professional careers, it’s important to look the part. After all, the adage “dress for...
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Your Guide On How To Write A Good Op-Ed
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Your Guide On How To Write A Good Op-Ed

If you're reading this, it's likely because you're politically minded, have a lot of opinions, and know that one of...
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9 Mistakes Recent College Grads Make When Looking For A Job
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9 Mistakes Recent College Grads Make When Looking For A Job

Growing up you’re told that getting a college degree is the key to a well-paying job and successful life. If...
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5 Ways To Keep In Touch After Your Internship Ends
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5 Ways To Keep In Touch After Your Internship Ends

The summer is winding down. Soon, you’ll be leaving your internship and going back to campus. You had a great...
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5 Types Of Shoes Every Young Professional Woman Should Have In Her Closet
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5 Types Of Shoes Every Young Professional Woman Should Have In Her Closet

Being a professional young woman with a job can be difficult. One of the things that can cause so much...
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6 Best Work Purses For The Professional Woman
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6 Best Work Purses For The Professional Woman

As young and upcoming professional women, we are always trying to look our best in the workplace. It is crucially...
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10 Interview Hacks Every Aspiring Successful Woman Should Know
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10 Interview Hacks Every Aspiring Successful Woman Should Know

Great news! You just received a call back for an interview for your dream job or internship. While your nerves...
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The 6 Commandments Of Quitting Your Job The Right Way
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The 6 Commandments Of Quitting Your Job The Right Way

Deciding to quit your job or your internships never an easy decision. It is one that is come to after...
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5 Skills You Can Learn Now That Will Make You Stand Out As An Employee Later
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5 Skills You Can Learn Now That Will Make You Stand Out As An Employee Later

College is a time for learning. As adulthood quickly approaches from all sides, many of us are trying to learn...
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6 Ways To Make Your Commute More Productive
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6 Ways To Make Your Commute More Productive

As much as it may feel like you live at the office, the dreaded daily commute sneaks up on you...
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7 Things You Should Not Expect From Your First Job
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7 Things You Should Not Expect From Your First Job

You applied, nailed the job interview, and before you know it, it will be your first day on the job....
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5 Empowering TED Talks Every Aspiring Girl Boss Should Watch
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5 Empowering TED Talks Every Aspiring Girl Boss Should Watch

If you haven't watched a TED Talk, boy are you missing out. These talks are full of insight, advice, truth,...
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Your Ultimate Guide On How To Dress For TV
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Your Ultimate Guide On How To Dress For TV

Making an appearance on a national news network is every young politico’s dream. Whether you’re appearing Fox and Friends or...
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5 Difficult Work Situations And How To Deal With Them
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5 Difficult Work Situations And How To Deal With Them

It's not abnormal to have issues in the work place, but it’s vital to understand how to confront and overcome...
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6 Commandments Of Building A Resume
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6 Commandments Of Building A Resume

Building a resume, especially at a young age, can be extremely difficult. Having an impressive resume is one of the...
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7 Habits To Adopt To Stand Out As An Intern
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7 Habits To Adopt To Stand Out As An Intern

We all know that internships are great resume-builders, but it’s equally as important to build successful relationships with those that...
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A Girl’s Ultimate Guide For Applying To Law School
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A Girl’s Ultimate Guide For Applying To Law School

Applying to law school is scary. LSAT, GPA, letters of recommendation, applications, school visits -- it can make your head...
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9 Essentials Every Woman Needs For Her Internship
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9 Essentials Every Woman Needs For Her Internship

The semester has wrapped up. High school and college aged students all around the country are getting ready to begin their...
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8 Best Lessons From “Getting From College to Career” By Lindsey Pollak
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8 Best Lessons From “Getting From College to Career” By Lindsey Pollak

As a rising college senior with the adult world looming ahead ominously, I decided to pick up a book chock...
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10 Things Every Woman Should Have At Her Desk
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10 Things Every Woman Should Have At Her Desk

Our desks are where we spend a majority of our time. It's important to surround our work space with the...
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Non-Verbal Communication: The Key To Becoming A More Effective Leader
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Non-Verbal Communication: The Key To Becoming A More Effective Leader

Having good interpersonal communication skills is important both within the workplace and while networking. There are several elements of interpersonal...
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3 Reasons To Intern In Washington, D.C. During College
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3 Reasons To Intern In Washington, D.C. During College

It’s that time of year again, summer internship applications and acceptances are well underway.  Have you thought about what your...
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How To Break Through (What Seems Like) A Male-Dominated Industry
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How To Break Through (What Seems Like) A Male-Dominated Industry

Are you one of the few women in your industry or major? Women are just as powerful as men are,...
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6 Pieces Of Advice For Applying To An Internship
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6 Pieces Of Advice For Applying To An Internship

Applying for internships can be an overwhelming and confusing process. You have to first decide where you want to intern,...
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10 Things You Need To Know Before Heading To Your Congressional Internship On The Hill
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10 Things You Need To Know Before Heading To Your Congressional Internship On The Hill

Starting an internship can be intimidating, but starting an internship in one of the most powerful legislative bodies in the...
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Don’t Be Afraid To Start Your Own Business Before 30
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Don’t Be Afraid To Start Your Own Business Before 30

There’s a stigma out there about Millennials being precocious or unserious about business today. It doesn’t help that our generation...
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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace: How To Handle It And Prevent It
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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace: How To Handle It And Prevent It

According to the Department of Justice, sexual harassment can be any activity that “creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work...
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3 Types Of Summer Internships That Might Be Right For You
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3 Types Of Summer Internships That Might Be Right For You

As sweater weather turns into sundress and flip-flop season, it’s a great time to pull out those Lilly planners and...
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5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Finding A Career Mentor
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5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Finding A Career Mentor

As emerging young professionals, it is helpful to have a mentor in your prospective field. A mentor can help you with...
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5 Things To Do Before Leaving Work On Fridays
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5 Things To Do Before Leaving Work On Fridays

It’s Friday, only a few hours away from 5pm, and you’re looking forward to the weekend. Whether you love your...
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14 Trailblazing Females Who Made Advances In Science
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14 Trailblazing Females Who Made Advances In Science

March is Women’s History Month—a month of celebrating women worldwide. There are countless females who, whether famous or not, we...
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6 Ways To Make Your Work Space More Productive
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6 Ways To Make Your Work Space More Productive

Every successful woman has a space that allows her to produce her best work. As you advance in school or...
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4 Ways To Master The Transition From College To The Real World
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4 Ways To Master The Transition From College To The Real World

The time has finally come: you are about to graduate with that coveted degree for which you worked so hard...
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