Wow — in what was one of our most unpopular polls ever, we asked last week whether people nap at the office and whether they have a system to it. The poll is still open, but the initial results were split pretty much in thirds: – 32% said that yes, you had napped at the … Read More about Poll Results: Not many will admit to napping, even though it’s good for you!
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2012 Update: We still stand by this conversation on professional women and tattoos — but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion on tattoo sleeves in the workplace. Last week we asked you whether a visible tattoo was ever acceptable to women lawyers and other professional women. And wow did you … Read More about Professional Women and Tattoos: Can Women Lawyers Ever Have Visible Tattoos?
Sometimes, being overachieving and fabulous means you get a bit stretched too thin. Like, if, say, you’re working 250 hours, running a blog, planning a wedding 300 miles away, and trying to diet/exercise well in the meantime. (This, of course, relates to NO ONE we know.) Anyway, sometimes push comes to shove and exhaustion overwhelms … Read More about Poll: Have you ever napped at your desk?
Last week, we asked you guys for your views of Palin and the media coverage of her. Multiple choices were allowed, which makes it tough to summarize, but: 53% of voters thought that Palin was just being crucified because she’s “honestly so incompetent and McCain’s so old” (nooooo, we weren’t biased at all when we … Read More about Poll Results: Palin and the Media
The other day we got an e-mail from a reader: I have a question about tattoos. I’m thinking of getting a new tattoo on my inner ankle, and I’m wondering what you/your readers think about what is appropriate for the office in terms of tattoos. In terms of placement, if I was wearing a skirt … Read More about Poll: Are visible tattoos ever appropriate for professional women?
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.) – How’s the state of women leadership looking? A variety of blogs weigh in about Newsweek’s article on what women really want, and their recent forum on leadership. … Read More about Weekly Roundup
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.) – We loved Emma Watson’s coat, as did the ladies of GFY. Gorgeous! [Go Fug Yourself] – Two great deals at Banana Republic. First, 40% off all pants … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Ever since we read a Washington Post article suggesting Condaleezza Rice looked like a dominatrix when she wore knee-high boots to a meeting, we’ve been a bit apprehensive about wearing knee-high boots in a professional capacity. So, of course, we polled you guys. The poll is still open, but the answers thus far are in: … Read More about Poll Results – We’re Still Not Convinced Boots Are Appropriate, But These Are Cute
2019 Update: We still think this is a great list of office staples (clothing edition), but you may want to check out our more recent discussion of what clothes to keep at your office. Last week we covered what toiletry supplies you may want to keep in your office — this week, we thought we’d … Read More about Office Staples – Clothing Edition
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.) – Happy 100th birthday to Catherine Murdock Dewey, one of the first female lawyers in Boston. [Ms. JD] – Do you take your engagement/wedding rings off when you … Read More about Weekly Roundup
About a week ago we asked you: when is your skirt too short for work? The poll is still ongoing, but we thought we’d fill you in on the results so far. Tons of people voted (thank you, Above the Law, for the link!), and the majority of you (31%) said that C was fine, … Read More about Poll Results: We wear…. not so short skirts
2017 Update: Check out our most recent round-up of the best knee-high boots for commuting to work, as well as our last discussion of whether boots are acceptable for work. Yesterday was the first day of autumn — hooray! Already around New York City we’re starting to notice women wearing dresses and knee-high boots, mostly … Read More about Poll: Are knee-high boots appropriate for work?