Update 2018: Check out our updated discussion on where to find stylish plus size suits for work — and please do sign up for our new Plus-Size Workwear newsletter if you’re interested in more plus-size content from Corporette! Now, by your question, we’re guessing you’re a hard size to find, either because you’re above or below … Read More about Reader Mailbag Part II: Suggestions for Suits If You’re Not Size 2-14
The crazy hours, the complicated work, the Excel spreadsheets, the hundreds of pages of reading — fortunately, there is an up side to many of these demanding professions, and that is a rather sizable paycheck. So today’s poll: What are you doing with your paycheck? Pictured: Money!, originally uploaded by Tracy O.
Wow, overwhelming responses to our poll about whether it’s acceptable for businesswomen to have long hair. 80% of you said that long hair is absolutely acceptable — 35% said any length is fine, while 45% limited it to locks that stretched no further than mid-back. If you haven’t weighed in yet, you can do so … Read More about Poll Results – Hair! Hair! Long beautiful hair
One of the hardest things about working a corporate job is not always being able to take advantage of your vacation time. Sure, you may have a lot of it (we’ve got 4 weeks) but who can find the time to reliably get away? N.B.: Answering this poll does not require you to actually be … Read More about Poll! How do you plan your vacations?
Frequently, women’s suits are sold as separates with interchangeable parts. One woman’s skirt suit might be another woman’s pantsuit — or maybe the same woman owns all 3 pieces and wears the jacket with the pants some days, or the skirt by itself other days, or . . . you get the picture. When you … Read More about Corporette 101: Always Clean Matching Items Together
Liking these posts? Follow Corporette on Twitter — this is the edited version of what we’re reading! (We also Tweet if we hear about a good sale.) – The Fug Girls wrote a hilarious and great article about how fabulous Anne Hathaway looks after her breakup from certain imprisoned bankers. [NY Mag] – A new … Read More about Weekly Round-Up
N.B.: I still stand by this advice on how to diet while working a corporate job (and links have been updated as of 2016), but you can also check out our 2016 discussion on how not to gain weight during the summer recruiting season. Amazingly, everyone I know right now is either trying to get their … Read More about 10 Things About… Trying to Diet While Working a Corporate Job
2018 Update: We still think this is a fascinating discussion on how to handle workouts near the office — but you may also want to check out some of our more recent updates on office to gym issues, including gym near the office etiquette. So, a week ago we asked WHEN you change into things … Read More about Poll Results! How to handle workouts near the office
2018 Update: We still stand by a lot of this advice on what to wear to the corporate gym — but you may want to check out some of our more recent discussions on office to gym issues, including what to wear to workout in front of coworkers. In this feature, “What to Wear To…” … Read More about What to Wear To… The Corporate Gym
Is it acceptable for businesswomen to have long hair? What do you guys think? And, now, just because we’ve got it running through our head, we thought we’d share some lyrics from Hair with you: I want it long, straight, curly, fuzzy Snaggy, shaggy, ratsy, matsy Oily, greasy, fleecy, shining Gleaming, steaming, flaxen, waxen Knotted … Read More about Poll – Is it acceptable for businesswomen to have long hair?
Coffee Break, originally uploaded by bitzcelt – Interesting review of an Title VII case out of Pennsylvania wherein a receptionist was fired nine minutes after sending an e-mail telling her two male bosses she would not get them coffee every day at 3 p.m. The judges said that because there had never been a … Read More about Weekly Round-Up
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on handling workouts near the office — but you may also want to check out some of our other office-to-gym issues, including our post on gym near the office etiquette. OK! We have no real idea what the answer might be here, so we’re particularly curious to … Read More about Polls: Handling Workouts Near the Office