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
Sometimes, women new to suits don’t realize that when you purchase it off the rack, there are a number of things that are sewn up for display purposes that should not be sewn up once you wear them. Namely, pockets on jackets and pants, slits in skirts, and vents on jackets. Slits and vents will … Read More about Corporette 101: Rip Your Clothes
2017 Update: We still stand by some of this advice on what to wear to work on the weekend, but let’s face it: it’s an old post! Here are more recent discussions on comfortable workwear for late nights at the office, as well as an updated take specifically on what’s too casual for a weekend … Read More about What to Wear To . . . Work on the Weekend
Let’s face it, we’re all busy. Some stuff becomes a priority; other stuff falls by the wayside. So, in the great tradition of keeping up with the Joneses, we thought we’d take a poll: Incidentally, if you haven’t heard of it, the Lifebooker service can be great — if you have a spare night free … Read More about Poll: How high maintenance are you (salon-wise)?
– Women on Wall Street: A rare breed. [The Street via Feministing] – Above the Law has added a section to promote your charitable benefit announcements. [AtL] – Nice article on how to retire with absolutely nothing. (Wait, that isn’t your goal? Oh.) [Motley Fool] – If you’re happy, that will apparently advance the goal … Read More about Weekend Roundup – Wall Street chicks, Money, Tiny things, Ink stains
So about a week and a half ago we asked: At what point do you tell a colleague if her attire is inappropriate? In our theoretical situation she was wearing a see-through miniskirt… – 51% of you would tell her only if you were good friends with her or were in some way responsible for … Read More about Poll Results: We Are Not Fashion Police