Weekly News Roundup

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  • Well and Good has a handy slideshow about how busy women actually fit their workouts in.
  • SheFinds tells you about six collaborations you didn’t know existed.
  • Personally, I kind of love this op-ed in Foreign Policy about why we should all recline (instead of leaning in); The Atlantic picks up the story and adds some helpful statistics.
  • The Washington Post looks at a new study that says: more women get to the top if women are already AT the top.  Handy!
  • Forbes profiles the world’s richest women.
  • Learnvest (via Popsugar Smart Living) lists five things you can and should negotiate after salary.
  • For the lawyers among you: Above the Law picks up an OC Style File on an older male attorney who wears a $20K watch and thinks it’s an abomination to check the time with your smartphone; Greedy Associates ponders the fashion problems in an industry that sees both $20K watches on lawyers and crack-spoons-as-necklaces for clients.
  • I’ve seen a lot of friends on Facebook heralding this book: Otherhood: Modern Women Finding a New Kind of Happiness (from Savvy Auntie creator Melanie Notkin).
  • Finally: Readers were discussing this WSJ article on proposed changes to the loan forgiveness program; here’s a petition if you’re interested.

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  • Fashion Style Beauty advises a reader worried about the sparkle in her blush. (I’m usually not a fan of sparkly makeup, but for my $.02 I think Nars Orgasm in powder form is an acceptable shade for work — the sparkle is very subdued.  I save Nars The Multiple in Orgasm for touching up my makeup for “desk to dinner” situations.)
  • Already Pretty tells you how to donate like a champ, and SheFinds lists ten things to get out of your closet before you buy a single new thing for spring.
  • For the lawyers: Above the Law looks at the new study from the National Association for Women Lawyers, while The Careerist wonders why law firms won’t talk about the gender pay gap (noting that “unprecedented numbers” of law firms declined to participate in the survey).  Meanwhile, Greedy Associates tells you how to ask for more work.
  • Ask a Manager advises someone whose officemate has a noisy breastpump going for 60-90 minutes, 3-4 times a day. (Maybe she only has a single pump instead of a double one? Check out our top tips on what to wear to pump at work.)
  • PopSugar Smart Living reads Reddit so we don’t have to, and shares this great decluttering before/after, and the tip that got him there.
  • Road Warriorette lists the top five things to help you pack light.
  • Finally: we’ve talked a lot about emergency funds of late; Learnvest (via Lifehacker) tells you how to bounce back financially from five of life’s biggest emergencies.

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  • Lisa at Privilege sings the praises of a Gap ponte blazer, even though it doesn’t work for her.
  • SheFinds tells you how to get your wardrobe through the last push of winter.
  • Angie at YouLookFab has been doing a nice “update” of her guides to dressing different body shapes — so far she’s done pear, inverted triangle, and apple. (You may also want to check out our older discussion on which brands work best for different body types.)
  • For those of you who are fans of “sensible” shoes and planning a vacation, Une Femme d’un Certain Âge rounded up great travel shoes.  (I could also see many of these being great for commuting shoes.)
  • The Careerist defends Barbie (who, she notes, has worked “every second of every day since she was invented in 1959″).  (Full disclosure: I had a huge Barbie collection as a kid, and for a brief period in my early 20s even tried “collecting” the fancier dolls just for kicks.)
  • For the lawyers: The Washington Post ponders how BigLaw is failing women; meanwhile, Above the Law lists 25 things for young lawyers to know in order to avoid screwing up their legal careers.
  • RoadWarriorette ponders essential tech gadgets for business travel.
  • Kiplinger (via Popsugar Smart Living) clues you in to the 19 most over-looked tax deductions.

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Corporette's News Roundup: Sexist stock photos, how a blazer should fit, #breadmoms, and more!Like these posts? Follow us on Twitter or Facebook — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale through our CorporetteDeals Twitter feed.) You can also follow us on Pinterest or Instagram.

  • Sheryl Sandberg’s organization, LeanIn.org, is partnering with Getty Images to have more realistic stock photos — Time has an amusing before/after collection. (What? I always laugh by myself while eating salad.)
  • Already Pretty ponders blazer fit, something we’ve talked about here (we’ve also talked about general suiting alterations to talk about with your tailor).
  • What’s your eye shape? SmashBox has a new tutorial that’s actually quite helpful (I’m “downturned eye,” joy.)  (Hat tip: Curvy Fashionista.)
  • Working Mother looks at the breadwinning moms (and starts the cool hashtag #breadmom).
  • I looked at this Washington Post headline and thought, oh no they didn’t: “In a new study, nearly a third of science and tech leaders think a woman can’t reach the top.”
  • Greedy Associates has four simple tips for how women can be liked AND be successful.
  • Above the Law is killing it this week, first with a fascinating profile of two young, smalltown lawyers who just happened to get to go to a state dinner (and sit next to the President!), as well as a charming profile of a bankruptcy lawyer who is beloved by rappers.
  • PopSugar Smart Living has some tips on how to catch the recruiter’s eye in your cover letter.
  • Finally: Felicia Sullivan rounded up a ton of apps and streaming videos to help you get fit — not all are free, but they’re all pretty affordable.  Meanwhile, SheFinds gives you the 411 on a ton of new(ish) dating apps and services like Coffee Meets Bagel, Tinder, Down, and more.

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Corporette's News Roundup: Olive and Pink, NYFW's Livestream Schedule, How to Get the Most out of Conferences... and more!Like these posts? Follow us on Twitter or Facebook — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale through our CorporetteDeals Twitter feed.) You can also follow us on Pinterest or Instagram.

  • I’ve talked before about how I love wearing olive with lavender, but I haven’t seen olive and pink before this post from YouLookFab (and I love the pop of lime too!).
  • SheFinds lists the live streaming schedule for New York Fashion Week. (As someone who’s spent a teeny tiny bit of time at Fashion Week: while nothing beats the energy of the tents, if you actually want to see the clothes, live streaming is WAY better unless you happen to have front row seats.)
  • Ask a Manager (via US News) tells you how to get the most out of a professional conference (something we’ve also talked about here).
  • If your goal is to make partner at your law firm, you may want to check out Above the Law‘s analysis of partnership class by practice area.
  • Road Warriorette advises how to keep your clothes fresh for multiple wears on a business trip.
  • Mint (via Popsugar Smart Living) has great tips on how to invest $100, $1000, or $10,000.

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Corporette's News Roundup: The best travel gear for hair, makeup as you age, BB creams for the body, and more...Like these posts? Follow us on Twitter or Facebook — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale through our CorporetteDeals Twitter feed.) You can also follow us on Pinterest or Instagram.

  • Road Warriorette rounds up her top 5 travel favorites for hair.
  • Une Femme D’un Certain Age ponders makeup as you age.
  • SheFinds suggests we all snap up any Jergens BB Body Cream as quickly as we can (it’s selling out at a “historic, rapid pace”).
  • The Washington Post reviews a new study that finds executive women are just as ambitious than men, if not more so. (Duh.)
  • Vivia Chen at The Careerist looks at the way that powerful women are portrayed in the media: kinky.
  • Ask a Manager tells you when to use someone’s first name (something we’ve talked about here as well).
  • WSJ’s The Juggle seems to be back from hiatus — and looks at household division of labor.
  • Finally: Popsugar Smart Living alerts us to the $9.84 scam that means your credit card has been hacked. Sigh.

(Oh, and for the pumping mothers:  Stroller Traffic has the 411 on a new quiet breast pump.)

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