2019 Update: We still stand by this advice on traveling for business and surviving it — but you may also want to check out some of our more recent discussions, including business travel must-haves. Today’s question about traveling for business comes from Nancy P… I’d love a post on tips for traveling for business. (Thought … Read More about Traveling for Business and Surviving It
2018 Update: We still think this is a fascinating discussion of how to have a comfortable and pain-free office — but you may want to check out our more recent discussion on how to get better ergonomics at the office. Here’s something we’re curious about: How many of you have picked out your own desk … Read More about Open Thread: A Comfortable and Pain-Free Office…
2017 Update: We’re thrilled people are still looking to Better Off Ted for workwear inspiration — you can also check out some of our more recent reviews of TV work fashion with our posts on how to look like Selina Meyer in Veep, and how to get Claire Underwood style from House of Cards. After … Read More about Better Off Ted: Interview with Veronica’s Stylist
We have a lot of different lip products — lipsticks and glosses, some sticky, some matte, some that stay put, some expensive, some cheap — but this $5 drugstore brand has been the constant in our purse for about 20 years now: CoverGirl Lipslicks Lip Gloss. Our favorite color is ‘Edgy’ — a plummy mauve … Read More about Beauty Wednesday: CoverGirl Lipslicks Lip Gloss
In the 360 Fashion Review, Corporette examines a fictional “professional woman’s” attire and critiques it from all perspectives: underling, boss, friend. All right – we are resurrecting one of the features that we get a lot of requests for: the 360 Review. We’ve done one for Dr. Lisa Cuddy of House, Ellen Parsons of Damages, … Read More about 360 Review: Linda Zwordling of Better Off Ted
Liking these posts? Follow us on Twitter or fan us on Facebook — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – Warning: dresses over pants may be back. Refinery 29 has the scoop. – Sillicon Alley Insider has a nice slideshow explaining the … Read More about Weekly News Roundup
2017 Update: We still stand by these Skype interview tips — but you may also want to check out our latest post with video interview tips for your online job interview! My first thought when we got this request for Skype interview tips was, “garsh, these times we live in!” followed by, “of course, we … Read More about How to Put Your Best Self Forward During a Skype Interview or Conference Call
This time last year, here’s what was on our minds… Tools of the Trade: Cute Office Supplies How to Make Heels Comfy Poll: Are Miniskirts Weekend Wear, Even? (No, apparently…) Should She “Friend” Her Boss on Facebook?
Reader H writes in with some questions about a mock trial competition coming up… I’m a 1L participating in my first mock trial competition for my school. It’s in Las Vegas the first weekend in March. Not only do I have to dress to compete, but for a welcome reception the night before the competition. … Read More about What to Wear to a Mock Trial Competition
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on what to do if your male boss tells you you dress “too well” — you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of dressing better than your boss… Today’s reader question comes from a reader in a small, private firm on the East … Read More about What to do when your male boss tells you you dress “too well”
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We’ve heard great reports on Ann Taylor’s cashmere this season, so this sale is too good to pass up — a variety of colors and sizes, in petites and regular, with lots of cashmere sweaters. Our personal preference is always … Read More about Bargain Friday’s TPS Report: Cashmere V-Neck Sweater
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on when to invite colleagues to your wedding — links have also been updated. Today’s reader mail has to do with whether she should invite colleagues to her wedding… Long story short, I just got engaged to another attorney at my mid-sized firm. We are both junior … Read More about Etiquette Flash: Should you invite your colleagues to your wedding?