2019 Update: We still stand by this discussion of how to keep your personal life private at work — but you may also want to check out our most recent discussions of work-life boundaries, as well as our discussion of where do you draw the line between personal and private at work. Keeping aspects of your … 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?
Whether or not the current issue of separating immigrant families at the border has contributed to your outrage fatigue or spurred you into taking action (and/or brought you to tears, as it did even for an on-the-air Rachel Maddow), you may be looking for small political actions to take each week to make your voice heard … Read More about Small Political Actions to Take Each Week — No Matter What Party You’re In
Since it’s been a while since we last discussed this particular workwear issue for those of us on the bustier side, we thought it’d be a great time to talk about the best solutions for gaping shirts. Last time, we gave some DIY options for gaping blouses, including recommendations for sewing, taping, and pinning to close … Read More about The Best Solutions for Gaping Shirts
After putting together our Slow Fashion Shopping Guide and sharing more recent posts on brands offering stylish vegan shoes for the office and clothing and accessory brands for the stylish vegan professional, we thought it was time to take a look at cruelty-free makeup — so today we’re featuring the best cruelty-free beauty products, as well as a list … Read More about The Best Cruelty-Free Beauty Products (Reader Favorites!)
We recently heard from a reader who shared a recommendation for Glaser Designs, which is based in San Francisco and creates customized work and travel bags. She emailed to say, in part: I was in desperate need for a great looking and great functioning briefcase for years. Finally I found the BEST company on the … Read More about Coffee Break: Custom Business Tote
I sometimes wonder, “What would I do without online reviews?” because I rely on them so much (for example, as a very frequent Amazon Prime user). When I’m looking for a new bra or shoes or a flash drive or a book (ha, remember when Amazon was about books?), I note the average rating and … Read More about Tool of the Trade: When to Trust Online Reviews (Fakespot Review)