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
We’ve been longing for spring — a lot — lately, even if it brings April showers. Target has a number of really cute umbrellas right now, including this bubble umbrella. We like that it has just the slightest touch of florescent lime green — and will protect your hair, let you see where you’re walking, … Read More about Commuting Hall of Fame: Totes Bubble Umbrella
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?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Oooh, great jacket from Milly. We love the unusual elbow-length sleeves, as well as the ruffle and the single button. We’d wear it with gray trousers and a bright pastel t-shirt (yellow? mint?) in springtime, and, perhaps, a long silver … Read More about Splurge Monday’s TPS Report: Milly Ruffled Cotton Pique Jacket
2018 Update: We still stand by the advice in this older post on what to wear for a month in court, but you may also be interested in our recent discussion on whether women lawyers can wear interesting suits to court, or our general advice on courtroom attire for women lawyers! Today’s reader mail comes from a reader … Read More about What to Wear for a Month in Court
2019 Update: Yes, we still love silk long johns for warmth — nothing beats them for a super thin but warm option. Still, you may want to check out our most recent discussion on warm women’s dress pants for the office, as well as what to wear beneath unlined suit pants. Pictured above, $9-$145: one … Read More about The Warmth of Silk: Why You Should Splurge on a Pair of Silk Long Johns to Wear Beneath Suit Pants
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on dating at the office – links have also been updated. You may also want to check out our more recent discussion on dating at work. We’ve talked about dating a wee bit on here, but something we’ve never talked about is dating at the office. (Disclosure: … Read More about Dating at the Office: Working Women Share Their Stories
Today’s reader mail comes with a ton more of questions about interviewing… I’m a 3L and have an interview next week with a panel of district court judges for a judicial clerkship. I have a few questions with regards to my upcoming interview: 1.) I (and the interview) are in the Midwest, so it’s cold … Read More about Pantyhose or Tights: What to Wear with a Dark Suit for a Winter Interview