Curious how to learn a new language? Here are three different ways to go about it.
In our first post in our ethical shopping series, we rounded up several clothing brands made in the United States, mostly startups and small and/or independent labels, and in part two, we shared a list of mainstream, more widely available workwear brands that sell clothing made in North America or Europe. Today we’re looking at clothing that’s fair trade certified, as … Read More about Where to Find Fair Trade and Ethically-Sourced Clothing
2018 update: We still stand by this advice on where to find ethical clothing for work, and links have been updated below. You may also want to check out our Guide to Slow Fashion. Big thanks to Kate for our next post on ethical shopping: workwear brands made in the United States, Canada, and Europe! … Read More about Workwear Made in the USA
So you’ve switched from a freezing office to an office that’s too hot — and going sleeveless at work may not be an option. How can you stay cool and comfortable at work? Reader C wonders how to cool down in a hot office… I’ve read a lot of your posts, and in my old … Read More about How to Cool Down in a Hot Office
Your office is planning an athletic event, and you want to stay far, far away. Even if you’re worried about feeling awkward, should you go anyway to take advantage of the networking opportunities? How can you say NO to work-related sporting events, like golf and tennis outings, and what are you missing out on if you do? Reader B … Read More about Should You Say No to Sports at Work?
Why It’s Important to Buy Clothing “Made in U.S.A.” John Oliver’s segment on Last Week Tonight, his HBO show, has brought “fast fashion” back into the news — two years after the horrifying Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,100 people. (The factory was linked to several well known U.S. and European clothing brands.) If you want to make ethical shopping … Read More about “Made in USA,” Ethical Shopping, and Slow Fashion
Update: We still stand by this advice on how to become a better manager (and links have been updated below), but you may also want to check out our latest discussion on online women’s management training. How do you become a boss and a more effective leader — whether you’re new to management or you’ve supervised people for a while and want to … Read More about Becoming a Better Manager: Books and Online Resources
2018 Update: We stand by this advice for what to wear to a work-related golf event — you may also want to check out some of our other advice on what to wear to summer associate events and other team-building exercises like sailing, company picnics, and more. If you have a golf outing for work coming … Read More about What to Wear to a Work-Related Golf Event
Whether you travel every week for work or it’s rare that you find yourself at an airport for a business trip, travel can be a series of small hassles — but a little planning can be a huge help. It’s been a while since we’ve talked about business travel — although we’ve shared plenty of posts about all kinds of … Read More about Business Travel Tips and Tricks
We’ve seen several Corporette readers raving about Salux cleansing cloths from Japan, and they sound like a great bet for winter skin. These nylon/polyester cloths are much bigger than a typical washcloth (about 11″ x 35″), and they’re machine washable, making them a much more sanitary choice than bath puffs/loofahs (ew). Salux fans say that they’re rough enough … Read More about Coffee Break: Salux Beauty Skin Cloth
When should I get a financial planner? What are the best tips for finding a financial planner I like? These are some of the biggest personal finance questions we’ve gotten over the years — but I’ve never hired one, so I asked Corporette editor Kate Antoniades to ask the experts for us. This is her first … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Finding a Financial Planner