For the busy woman, shopping online is sometimes all the schedule will allow. (Whose bright idea was it to have store hours from 10 AM to 8 PM, anyway?) It’s actually our preferred mode of shopping — so long as we don’t pay for shipping. For some reason, no matter how great of a discount … Read More about Tool of the Trade: Retail Me Not
A week or so ago we asked, how do you invest? The answers were pretty evenly divided… the poll is still open, but at the moment this is how things are looking: 4% of you said you spent your money on Cosmos and Manolos 40% of you said your focus was getting out of debt … Read More about Poll Results: We’re a motley crew of investors
2018 Update: We still stand by a lot of this advice on how to say goodbye at the end of your internship — but you may also want to check out our more recent tips on ending internships positively. *The Pat Benatar song is actually “About the Art of Letting Go,” not saying good bye, … Read More about 10 Things: About the Art Of Saying Goodbye*
The crazy hours, the complicated work, the Excel spreadsheets, the hundreds of pages of reading — fortunately, there is an up side to many of these demanding professions, and that is a rather sizable paycheck. So today’s poll: What are you doing with your paycheck? Pictured: Money!, originally uploaded by Tracy O.
2017 Update: We still think a lot of these laptop sleeves are awfully cute, but you may also want to check out our 2017 roundup of the best laptop bags for work. Sure, we all know what basics professional women are supposed to have in their closets, but if you’re buying one for the first … Read More about The Hunt: Laptop Sleeves
One of the hardest things about working a corporate job is not always being able to take advantage of your vacation time. Sure, you may have a lot of it (we’ve got 4 weeks) but who can find the time to reliably get away? N.B.: Answering this poll does not require you to actually be … Read More about Poll! How do you plan your vacations?
Frequently, women’s suits are sold as separates with interchangeable parts. One woman’s skirt suit might be another woman’s pantsuit — or maybe the same woman owns all 3 pieces and wears the jacket with the pants some days, or the skirt by itself other days, or . . . you get the picture. When you … Read More about Corporette 101: Always Clean Matching Items Together
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.) – The Fug Girls wrote a hilarious and great article about how fabulous Anne Hathaway looks after her breakup from certain imprisoned bankers. [NY Mag] – A new … Read More about Weekly Round-Up
N.B.: I still stand by this advice on how to diet while working a corporate job (and links have been updated as of 2016), but you can also check out our 2016 discussion on how not to gain weight during the summer recruiting season. Amazingly, everyone I know right now is either trying to get their eating … Read More about 10 Things About… Trying to Diet While Working a Corporate Gig
2018 Update: We still think this is a fascinating discussion on how to handle workouts near the office — but you may also want to check out some of our more recent updates on office to gym issues, including gym near the office etiquette. So, a week ago we asked WHEN you change into things … Read More about Poll Results! How to handle workouts near the office
In this feature, we’ll explore one tool that makes the busy woman’s life easier in some small way. Every busy woman’s got a growing pile of things to do — immediate things to do at home and at the office. Things to do at some point in the future (update the resume, congratulate Theresa and … Read More about Tool of the Trade: Remember the Milk
Is it acceptable for businesswomen to have long hair? What do you guys think? And, now, just because we’ve got it running through our head, we thought we’d share some lyrics from Hair with you: I want it long, straight, curly, fuzzy Snaggy, shaggy, ratsy, matsy Oily, greasy, fleecy, shining Gleaming, steaming, flaxen, waxen Knotted … Read More about Poll – Is it acceptable for businesswomen to have long hair?