Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the first time or replacing one you’ve worn into the ground, it can be a pain to find exactly the right incarnation in stores. In “The Hunt,” we search the stores for a basic … Read More about The Hunt: Festive Blazers
Reader D wonders about being under pressure to give money to charities at the office.
If you’re traveling to family over the holidays, here’s one trick I use for holiday shopping from afar…
2019 Update: We still stand by this advice on which co-workers get a holiday card, but you may also want to check out our more recent posts on whether working moms should send a family photo card to colleagues, as well as all of our posts on holiday business etiquette. Reader J writes in with … Read More about Which Co-Workers Get a Holiday Card?
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on holiday parties, but you may also want to check out all of our posts on holiday business etiquette. Reader L writes in today with a question on holiday parties… We’ve been invited to a Holiday Party, being hosted by the VP at my husband’s company. This is the … Read More about Reader mail: On holiday parties
2020 Update: We still think these are some fun gift ideas, but you may also want to check out our latest gift ideas. We talk a lot about buying stuff for ourselves on this blog, but we thought we’d start a thread about what to give the others in your life. Personally, we tend to … Read More about Gifts For Everyone
We have a feeling this post is going to be a controversial one, but: This envelope-collar belted pantsuit by Tahari Arthur S. Levine strikes us as a perfect example of what to wear to a staff holiday party. It’s festive, without being in-your-face seasonal or glitzy. It allows you to maintain a sense of authority yet still party with … Read More about Suit of the Week: Tahari Arthur S. Levine Envelope-Collar Belted Pantsuit
Is cash king when it comes to holiday presents for administrative assistants and secretaries? Check the poll results and see what readers said!
What are the best hostess gifts for your boss? What if the boss’s partner sends the invitation to a “holiday open house” — should you bring something for him or her? A few days ago a reader wrote in with a burning question: As a new associate, I have been invited to a young partner’s … Read More about What Are the Best Hostess Gifts for Your Boss?