So You Want to be a #Girlboss

For those of you who either had a surge of inspiration to advance your professional development or are actively pursuing internships, you may be wondering how to go about doing so in the most effective manner. You threw together a Linkedin and resume, but now what? How do you know if you’re getting the most out of these resources? Since you don’t learn how to write a cover letter or find potential jobs in class, you may feel overwhelmed and discouraged… but don’t worry, I got you. Whether you need interview advice, email templates, or general tips on how to boost productivity, the following are excellent places to check out.

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Websites

“Whether she is searching for her dream job or a new city to call home; is saving for a down payment or a ticket to travel the world; is learning to cook or speak another language, she needs a bit of guidance, she wants to be inspired. She is The Everygirl. This is for her.” [The Everygirl]

“We hope every piece of content makes you feel a sense of relief and encourages you to take life into your own hands” [Advice from a Twenty Something]

“We believe that job searches, career growth, and professional discovery are deeply personal but that every woman, no matter the stage of her career, benefits from a supportive community and straightforward guidance.” [Career Contessa]

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Podcasts

“Sophia interviews boundary-pushing women who've made their mark—eschewing polite conversation and extracting solid advice from the lessons they've learned along the way. Expect hilarious co-hosts and vulnerable, honest conversations you won't hear anywhere else. Conversations that humanize the known, champion the unknown, and laugh a little at the absurdity of life.” [Girlboss Radio]

“The live-workshop style business podcast that is helping thousands redefine success and chase bolder dreams. You can train from the experts how to dig in, do the work, and tackle your biggest goals along the way.” [The Goal Digger Podcast]

“I share life lessons and relatable stories as well as practical advice to help ambitious women get out of their own way. I also give my insights on a range of topics including perfectionism, confidence, mindset, productivity, career, entrepreneurship and everything in between.” [The Perfectionism Project]

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Books

“Chapters include advice on résumé building, dressing for the job you want, and how to effectively communicate at work—even with the most difficult colleagues—all done with the Who What Wear girls’ practical and polished signature style.” [The Career Code]

“The New Rules for growing and advancing in your career: Mastering first impressions, the art of communication, networking, managing up and other “soft” skills – and make it obvious that whatever level you’re at, you’re ready to get ahead.” [The New Rules of Work]

“The Big Life is packed with actionable guidance combined with personal advice from high-profile millennial women who have already achieved tremendous success, plus intimate conversations with a cast of compelling characters and Shoket’s own stories on her quest for The Big Life.” [The Big Life]  

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You go, girl.