What are your thoughts on how to change your name at work? If you changed your last name when you got married — or switched to a new name for any other reason, such as divorce — how did you let coworkers and other colleagues know? What did you do about your social media profiles?
Readers, have you ever considered using 529s for going back to school, either for yourself or a partner? If you’re thinking about getting a law degree or enrolling in another graduate program in the future, you should know the basics of using 529s to fund your education. I’m betting that the typical Corporette reader is more … Read More about The 411 on Using 529s for Going Back to School
Even if your least favorite chore is washing dishes or cleaning the house, it’s a good bet that you’d also love to iron your clothes less. (Or maybe ironing is your least favorite chore!) It’s been years since we’ve talked about this — although we’ve more recently discussed how to keep white blouses white, how to wash “dry … Read More about How to Iron Your Clothes Less
So here’s a fun question for today: How do you find new beauty products and decide which to buy? If you’re looking for a new mascara, for example, do you wade through tons of online reviews? Ask your makeup-wearing friends about their favorites? Pick up a mascara while you’re at the drugstore because you’ve heard … Read More about How Do You Find New Beauty Products?
Have you thought to rent maternity workwear — or wanted to? Today at CorporetteMoms we’re looking at four companies that rent maternity clothes for work, including prices, brands, and more! Of course, over at CorporetteMoms, we’ve talked a lot about maternity clothing for work, including: the best maternity dresses for work tips for budgeting for … Read More about Where to Rent Maternity Workwear
Keeping aspects of your personal life private at work may feel necessary to you, or it may just be a personal preference. Maybe you’re worried that certain information about your life outside of work will make you a source of coworker gossip, or lead people to stereotype you, or even cost you your job. Or … Read More about Do You Keep Your Personal Life Private at Work?
What are you all using for birth control these days? We thought that a good companion to our discussion earlier this year about how to decide if you want kids would be a roundup of the best birth control options in 2018, so that’s our topic for today. (We’ve also talked about planning your career for babies and shared … Read More about The Best Birth Control Options in 2018
We recently rounded up several good ways to cut the cord and say goodbye to your cable company forever, and today we thought we’d take a deeper dive by sharing 10 tips to save money on subscription services of all sorts — both the ones you already have and the ones you might be considering cutting. … Read More about 10 Tips to Save Money on Subscription Services
Using eco-friendly cleaning products sounds like a great idea, but not all of them can get the job done — so today we’re sharing tips on green cleaning products that actually work, whether you’re integrating them into your own routines for keeping a clean house or you’re asking your cleaning service to use green cleaning … Read More about Green Cleaning Products That Actually Work
If you’re doing well in your job, but your supervisor and coworkers don’t know that you have autism, should you tell your colleagues about your ASD? Should you tell them when you interview, when you start work, or only if you need specific accommodations and/or if problems arise? We recently heard from an autistic lawyer … Read More about Should You Tell Your Colleagues About Your ASD?
Our daily workwear reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. Everlane relaunched their silk collection this week with the name Clean Silk and the tagline “More beauty. Less waste.” The company now uses safer dyes and has moved production to a more energy-efficient, LEED-Certified factory. By 2020, they aim to use … Read More about Wednesday’s Workwear Report: Clean Silk Boatneck Blouse
If you read our post earlier this week about brain candy books and other fun summer reads, you probably had one of three responses: (1) “Hmm, I should check out some of these,” or (2) “Eh, not my type of book,” … OR (3) “Ugh, why does anyone read those kinds of books, anyway?” Some of … Read More about Open Thread: What Are You a Snob About?