Instagram Accounts that Deliver Major Career Inspiration

Lauren Powell
by Lauren Powell

We love Instagram for so many reasons—interior inspiration, fashion and style ideas, to ignite our wanderlust, and to follow our loved ones' daily journeys (and the list goes on—and on). But one of our favourite Instagram pastimes is soaking in the endless career inspiration on offer—from inspirational and witty quotes, swoon-worthy desks, and motivation from successful women—we want it all. We’ve rounded up the top Instagram accounts that deliver just that. Scroll down for the drive you need as you make 2016 your best professional year yet.

Career Contessa



Career Contessa aims to help women achieve fulfilment and balance in both work and life—and its Instagram account is no exception. The feed is filled with motivational, hilarious, and witty quotes including a selection from some of the world’s most successful women. The ultimate career inspiration and also perfect for an everyday pick-me-up. Follow immediately.

Career Girl Daily



Say hello to lust-worthy workspaces, aspirational work outfits and hilarious quotes (read: “If Mondays were shoes, they’d be Crocs”) at Career Girl Daily’s Instagram account for endless career, life, and interiors inspiration—the ultimate combo.

Business Chicks Australia



Business Chicks was born to from the idea to bring together passionate people who believe that when women come together great things happen—hear, hear! Their fresh, clean, and sophisticated Instagram profile features successful women, feel-good quotes, clever sayings, and the thing we love most about the ‘gram—downright pretty pics.



#BOSSBABE INC is a lifestyle brand inspiring ambitious millennial business-minded women to take full personal responsibility over their lives and put their happiness first. Their pretty Instagram grid is filled with daily empowering quotes such as “Do business with people who inspire you” and “Respect yourself and watch how fast others do the same.”

Lean In



Inspired by Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller, the Lean In Instagram feed is a fun account celebrating women’s success and intelligence worldwide. For career inspiration, look no further.

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