Weekly News Update

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  • Fashionista looks at 10 brands that are expanding the definition of “nude” shades.
  • Recall alert from The Washington Post: 20,000 Ivanka Trump scarves.
  • Vivia Chen talks to Marcia Clark for The American Lawyer.
  • Debevoise Women’s Review speaks to Kimberly Owens, TIAA associate general counsel.
  • Fortune features photographer Helena Price’s project that “seeks to showcase the 100 members of the tech industry whose backgrounds are diverse and unique.”
  • At Above the Law, Celeste Harrison Forst writes about necessary self-promotion.
  • Business Insider has advice for what to do after not getting the job you wanted.
  • If you do get that job, The Muse tells you how to write a good letter of resignation.
  • The Los Angeles Times talks about having “infomania.”
  • For your Laugh of the Week, McSweeney’s has the familiar tale of a CSA share.

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  • Racked looks at some new trends in eyewear (and we just talked about fun glasses at work).
  • Real Simple offers several dos and don’ts for bras and for dry shampoo.
  • New York magazine’s Science of Us shares advice from experts on getting through a workday after a night of no sleep.
  • The American Lawyer talks about the possibility of transferring during law school.
  • Women Lawyers News says their new Billable Hour Tool “helps you figure out, at a glance, vacation/conference/holidays, where you are with hours throughout the year, and how to better balance your time.”
  • Fast Company gives you tips on returning to work at a former employer.
  • A Lawyer’s Life has a Q&A with Gila Jones, James Perse general counsel.
  • Above the Law shares the anonymous experiences of women lawyers dealing with sexual harassment as federal employees.
  • For your Laugh of the Week, Party Over Here imagines a mansplaining hotline [autoplay video].

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  • Fashionista talks to Aimee Cheshire of Hey Gorgeous, which sells stylish women’s clothing in sizes 10-26.
  • Fashionista also recommends 14 bras for women with larger chests.
  • New York magazine’s The Cut comments on a new study revealing that millennial women leave their jobs not to start families but because they’re not satisfied with their pay or advancement.
  • The Muse advises you of certain key things not to say to your friends who are unemployed.
  • The Columbus Dispatch reports on companies who are relaxing their dress codes to appeal to millennials.
  • The Guardian examines the disappointing findings of a UK government study on discrimination against pregnant women and mothers in the workplace.
  • The Washington Post looks a new study with some interesting findings on people’s happiness in relation to the time they spend with friends and the population density of where they live.
  • The New York Times looks into the growing popularity of meditation and the pros and cons of wearable fitness trackers.

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  • Real Simple gives you tips for winter clothing storage.
  • Bloomberg Business examines the gender gap in MBA programs.
  • Quartz shows you how to make your work desk a more relaxing place.
  • The Muse explains why being a perfectionist can be so harmful.
  • At Above the Law, Shannon Achimalbe talks about what it means to work hard, especially in the context of the Anna Alaburda case.
  • The Atlantic looks into crying at work.
  • NPR reports that standing and treadmill desks’ actual benefits don’t stand up to the hype.
  • At Racked, an Eater editor reviews her experience with Whole 30.
  • Speaking of standing at work: Your Laugh of the Week comes from The Onion.

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  • Racked talks to a makeup artist to get helpful tips on color correction.
  • New York magazine’s Science of Us takes a close look at stores’ return policies and their effects on customers.
  • At Above the Law, Shannon Achimalbe explains how four kinds of jobs that are open to new lawyers can adversely affect their future careers.
  • The New York Times’ Well blog reports on a new study indicating shorter men and heavier women earn less money than their taller and slimmer counterparts.
  • Harvard Business Review brings you tips on practicing mindfulness at work.
  • New York magazine’s Vulture has an interview with Marcia Clark about “The People vs. O.J. Simpson” — which she calls “very good” — and how it compares with what really happened during the trial.
  • The singular “they” (as in, “If an employee has any questions about benefits, they should ask HR”) has been in the news lately — it was named 2015’s word of the year by the American Dialect Society, and The Washington Post incorporated it into its style guide. Are you a traditionalist who prefers the “he or she”/”him or her” usage, or do you agree with these developments?
  • PopSugar Smart Living gives you eight questions to ask yourself while you’re trying to declutter.
  • And for your Laugh of the Week, The Onion offers tips on getting out of debt.

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  • Real Simple suggests reasonably priced jeans for six body types, and Marie Claire recommends some more flattering/camouflaging options.
  • The “Old Lady Lawyer” column at Above the Law is on the topic of work ethic and lawyers of different generations.
  • Inc. gives you several networking tips you may not have heard before.
  • NPR looks at why the marriage rate for women is declining and interviews the author of the new book, All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation.
  • The Atlantic looks into a new report that examines women’s economic, political, health, and social status in the Southern states (plus D.C.).
  • In an opinion piece for The New York Times, Julia Baird writes about beauty standards for women politicians and why Newsweek used different lighting setups for men and women candidates.
  • Mr. Money Mustache explains his way of viewing the state of the stock market.
  • Because it just seems right for a Friday: Have you seen the trailer for the upcoming all-women Ghostbusters movie yet? Check it out (YouTube).

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