A recent study found that 76% of people admitted their parents helped them with a certain aspect of their career — so let’s talk about whether or not parents have helped YOUR career, either in little ways or big ways…
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Ladies, do tell: what are your best tips on how to keep learning at work? What are the best resources you’ve found that fulfill requirements like CLEs, keep you educated, and maybe go above and beyond, such as providing networking opportunities?
What clothes do you keep at your office — and how does the list vary if you’re in a business casual office versus a conservative office?
There’s a ton of advice in college and grad school about how to apply for jobs… but not all of that advice still works when you’ve been out 5-10 years. So what ARE the best job application tips for mid-levels? Come share yours…
Here’s a topic we haven’t discussed in about a thousand years: perfume at the office. DO office-appropriate perfumes exist, ladies? If so, what are the business etiquette rules for perfume? When I grew up I always loved the idea of having “a scent” that people would know me by — there’s a line in When … Read More about Office-Appropriate Perfumes: Do They Exist?
Readers have shared some great resources for those affected by the shutdown…
2019 Update: We still stand by these recommendations for budget-friendly interview suits; links have also been updated as of Jan. 23, 2019. You may also want to check out our roundup of the best women’s suits of 2018 across every price point! Sure, we all know what work wardrobe essentials professional women are supposed to … Read More about The Hunt for Budget-Friendly Interview Suits
Here’s a career question for you all: How have female bosses affected your career? Do you notice differences in the way mentorship and sponsorship look when it’s coming from a female boss? I recently attended an event where an older woman shared with the group how she had inadvertently held back a woman’s career when … Read More about How Have Female Bosses Affected Your Career?
Career-related resolutions are really common this time of the year — and like everything else a plan of attack makes a huge difference in your success. How are you calendaring and planning right now to ensure success for your career-related resolutions? How COULD you be?
Readers had a threadjack about this many moons ago, so I thought it would be a fun topic for the New Year — what do YOU think all professional women should be able to do? Does your answer vary by age?
How can you be a good remote worker? With holiday travel coming up (where you may end up working remotely), and New Year reflections coming up (“going remote” might be one of your goals for 2019), I thought we’d discuss. Some notes from previous reader discussions on how to be a good remote worker: Explain your strategies … Read More about How to Be a Good Remote Worker
What are the boundaries of “appropriate touch” in the workplace — and what’s the best way to deal when your boss creeps you out?