Weekly News Update

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The New Yorker has a nice profile of Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook. Meanwhile, The WSJ reports that women are making headway at start-ups — go ladies!   Speaking of getting involved, according to the NYT, Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand thinks women should get off the “sidelines” in politics.

PwC’s “Gender Agenda” blog shares some findings from their recent diversity leadership forum in Washington, with lots of fun statistics about off-ramping, flextime, and more.

– Contributors at Forbes Women are having a fun time debating whether women’s blogs are good for women.

Turnstone has some tips for how to choose a great office chair.

Lifehacker has a great post on understanding your credit score (and where to go for your actual FICO score).  Meanwhile, The Simple Dollar has a collection of useful resources for learning about investing.

Weekly News Update

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Fashionista wonders what you would buy if you had $99 million in your bank account (the discussion being sparked by an actual ATM receipt, pictured.)

FINS talks about first-year analyst dress code.  Meanwhile, Above the Law talks about the small firm dress code.

Une femme d’un certain age ponders business casual.

Above The Law shares some great thoughts about overworking, using the sad story of a recent lawyer (young woman) who died for reasons not yet determined.

Esquire magazine offers their male readers some advice on etiquette for the office, including “how to be a good boss.”

The Careerist explores how to get great feedback.

Mint tells you how to use your impulse shopping to feather your nest egg.  Meanwhile, Learnvest introduces me to a new term: the black swan fund.

Weekly News Roundup

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– Huge, huge thanks to Forbes for not only mentioning Corporette as one of the Top 100 Websites for Women, but also for giving us a shoutout as one of the Top 10 Lifestyle Websites for Women.  I’m so honored!

– Wow: if you’ve ever wondered which hair dryer is the best for you and your hair, this video from HotheadsCanada gives you lots (and lots) of food for thought.  (Hat tip to YouLookFab.)

– New findings from LinkedIn find that men do a better job with online networking — step it up, ladies! More and Savvy Sugar report. Meanwhile, AskAManger has the four words you should remove from your resume.

Learnvest suggests 5 ways to get more out of your 9-5 day.

Mint has some thoughts on where to stash your emergency fund.

The NYT tries to demystify sunscreen labels.

P.S. You know how almost all of your comments were going straight to the moderation queue? I think I’ve got that fixed. Fingers crossed that I do since WiFi may be iffy for me this weekend! Many thanks to everyone for your patience.

Weekly News Roundup

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SheFinds clues us in to the hot new bow-ties-for-women trend sweeping the nation.  I’m not sure I can get behind that one.  Meanwhile, the WSJ ponders the joy of wearing women’s shoes in the summertime (and the blisters that follow).

AlreadyPretty discusses counter-intuitive advice that flatters your figure.

Road Warriorette gives some tips for avoiding jet lag.

– Commenters had a field day with this one a few days ago, but in case you missed it:  a female MD wrote an op-ed in the NYT pleading with women docs to keep the day jobs.

Weekly News Roundup

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Fashion.Style.Beauty points us to the Jimmy Choo sample sale happening online now.  She picks her favorites, but mine is pictured here… :)  Tons of beige shoes, ladies!

AlreadyPretty shares her tips on buying handbags.  (Or you can just be like me and buy far too many and then rotate them frequently so you never get sick or annoyed with any of them.)

The Lawyerist reminds us of last year’s “Peep-Toe Gate” and offers some tips for how to wear them to a conservative office.

– Finally, a use for old ripped pantyhose (for those of us who don’t have swim practice, at least): No Nonsense is accepting all brands of old pantyhose and turning them into park benches. What a great idea… (thanks to Reader N for the tip!)

Great on the Job goes through the five main communication mistakes we make at work.

U.S. News suggests 10 ways to ace a phone interview.  Meanwhile, FINS debates the age-old question: should your resume be in PDF or Word format?  According to the WSJ, the job market (for MBAs, at least) is heating up again.

The Careerist points us to a great interview in More magazine with Mika Brzezinski, who talks about how she fumbled before she finally learned how to ask for a raise effectively.

Weekly News Roundup

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Buzzfeed has a helpful flow chart for that pesky question women face today: am I wearing pants?

Shopping’s My Cardio talks about how to wear silk shirts.

The Nieren Blog shares which 3 networks you need.

Learnvest has some thoughts on how to “splurge right.”  Meanwhile, Mint’s blog says you need both a 401K and an IRA.

– For everyone whose produce goes bad before you eat it:  Lifehacker suggests lining the bins with paper towels.  Nice!

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