Weekly News Update

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  • YouLookFab talks about nude-for-you pantyhose.
  • Fashionista rounds up 25 trendy lipsticks (although not all are work-appropriate).
  • Lifehacker shares a helpful infographic on the most flattering clothing brands for your body shape and height.
  • Above the Law comments on the 2015 Women in the Workplace study about gender equality at work (by LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Company).
  • New York magazine’s Science of Us explains the intricacies of a good impression — with the help of a few “Simpsons” characters.
  • Inc. looks at why Millennials (and likely many Gen-Xers as well) aren’t big fans of phone calls.
  • The New York Times talks to people who have struggled to keep their jobs while caring for aging parents.
  • Fast Company gives advice on making small talk at holiday parties and networking events.
  • The Muse has a few key things for you to remember when you’re discouraged by your job hunt.
  • Did you hear that Marissa Meyer just had her twins?

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  • Fashionista finds out what several beauty editors — from Harper’s Bazaar, Essence.com, Marie Claire, etc. — have on their wish lists this holiday season.
  • Above the Law comments on the fact that Amal Clooney is considering downgrading her sizable engagement ring for “serious court cases.”
  • Working Mother talks about how companies can retain their working-mom employees.
  • The Muse shares five helpful productivity tips.
  • The New York Times talks to women filmmakers and executives about sexism in Hollywood.
  • More women are becoming COOs in the tech field, and Fortune talks to some of them to find out why women excel in the role (warning: autoplay ad before video) (h/t to The Broadsheet).
  • New York magazine’s Science of Us has a video about new Harvard Business School research that showed asking for advice can make you look more, not less, competent.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, The Toast has “Missed Connections I Would Like To See.”

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  • Fashionista talks to fashion people about how they shop Black Friday. (Stay tuned for our roundup of this year’s sales!)
  • SheFinds staffers talk about their favorite hair removal products.
  • Forbes asserts that “caring assertiveness” is where it’s at for women in business.  (Uh huh.)
  • Levo League tells you three things your boss *always* notices about you.
  • Inc. lists 15 things that make your resume look totally unprofessional (completely agree with #3).
  • The Muse has three things to consider when your job hunt won’t end drags on.
  • Sally Krawchek shares how she got over not being liked.
  • Daily Worth tells you how to become a morning person. (We haven’t talked about that in way too long, ladies — what are your best tips?)

 

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  • Real Simple gives you quick solutions for several common foot problems.
  • Fashionista has news about a possible microbeads ban.
  • The New York Times has an essay about … well, it’s tough to do it justice with a sentence-long explanation, so, just read it (but stay away from the comments unless you are craving some mansplaining…).
  • Lifehacker shares one person’s unexpected experiences with a standing desk.
  • Slate’s DoubleX blog asks, “Why do women stop getting raises in the middle of their careers?”
  • Reuters reports that eHarmony will launch Elevated Careers, “an online employment service that will put [its] compatibility matching techniques … to the test in the career market.”
  • The Washington Post reports that women who work in Boston can receive free negotiating classes (h/t to The Broadsheet).
  • New York magazine’s Science of Us tells you what time you should drink your coffee and also reports on a study that results in the following disappointing conclusion: “Women who express their emotions aren’t taken seriously, but emotional restraint doesn’t do much good, either.”
  • For your Laugh of the Week, The Toast shares some suggestions for informational interviews.

Psst: After seeing a ton of reader requests for outfit inspiration from real working women, I’m going to try to start featuring some on the Corporette Instagram account. If you’ve got a killer work outfit, send it in! If you have your own Instagram and want to be featured with credit, use the hashtag #RealWomenWorking to be considered… if you want to be anonymous (or don’t have an Instagram account), please take a snap and email us (headless shots are OK). (I hope it doesn’t need to be said, but women of all sizes are welcome to submit!) —Kat

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  • YouLookFab shared some festive separates for holiday parties.
  • Fashionista rounded up a selection of winter hats.
  • Bad review at work? Ellevate has some advice.
  • Forbes warns against some common nonverbal mistakes in job interviews.
  • Above the Law brings you a guide to Twitter for lawyers.
  • TakePart shares a video from CovertheAthlete.com that addresses the double standard in media coverage of men and women in sports.
  • Travelle brings you Thanksgiving travel tips.
  • New York magazine’s Science of Us reveals the answer to the question, “Who is more likely to die as a result of doing something really stupid: men or women?”

Psst: Did you know that right now Corporette readers can get 15% off at UKIES with the code CORPORETTE? Readers say they are truly comfortable shoes!

Psst 2: After seeing a ton of reader requests for outfit inspiration from real working women, I’m going to try to start featuring some on the Corporette Instagram account.  If you’ve got a killer work outfit, send it in!  If you have your own Instagram and want to be featured with credit, use the hashtag #RealWomenWorking to be considered… if you want to be anonymous (or don’t have an Instagram account), please take a snap and email us (headless shots are OK).  (I hope it doesn’t need to be said, but women of all sizes are welcome to submit!)

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  • Fashionista reports that Lucky magazine is no more.
  • New York magazine has some ideas for you if you’re growing bored of your skirt suits.
  • The New York Times published a followup on their recent series about working conditions in NYC’s nail salons.
  • PayScale shares some insights into the gender pay gap, including “how things like job type, leadership positions, marital and family status and industry affect gender pay equity.”
  • Which are the best cities for women entrepreneurs? NerdWallet tells us.
  • The New York Times Well blog looks at a new study about worrying and waiting.
  • The Atlantic has a frightening story and stats about how some doctors and other health care workers don’t take women’s pain as seriously as men’s.
  • PopSugar Smart Living gives you tips on making groceries last longer.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, The Toast brings you the rather accurate “Every Comment On Every Article About Bras Ever.”

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