2015 Update: If you’re looking for a similar way to help with focus on Chrome, you may also want to check out Morphine. In this feature, we’ll explore one tool that makes the busy woman’s life easier in some small way. The thing we keep hearing from our lawyer friends is that the pay is … Read More about Tool of the Trade: LeechBlock
Let’s face it, we’re all busy. Some stuff becomes a priority; other stuff falls by the wayside. So, in the great tradition of keeping up with the Joneses, we thought we’d take a poll: Incidentally, if you haven’t heard of it, the Lifebooker service can be great — if you have a spare night free … Read More about Poll: How high maintenance are you (salon-wise)?
– Women on Wall Street: A rare breed. [The Street via Feministing] – Above the Law has added a section to promote your charitable benefit announcements. [AtL] – Nice article on how to retire with absolutely nothing. (Wait, that isn’t your goal? Oh.) [Motley Fool] – If you’re happy, that will apparently advance the goal … Read More about Weekend Roundup – Wall Street chicks, Money, Tiny things, Ink stains
So about a week and a half ago we asked: At what point do you tell a colleague if her attire is inappropriate? In our theoretical situation she was wearing a see-through miniskirt… – 51% of you would tell her only if you were good friends with her or were in some way responsible for … Read More about Poll Results: We Are Not Fashion Police
Oh, come on, you knew it was coming: how can we have a blog about office-appropriate attire without addressing flip-flops? We’re going to have a multi-part quiz… At left: FitFlops WalkStar Sandals – Silver – Womens (from Amazon)
– The WSJ explores the benefits of a feminine leadership style. [WSJ] – Advice for those just starting out (or, uh, those who never paid much attention when they started out) regarding healthcare, taxes, and more non-fun adult-type stuff. [NYT] – Tricky: Philip Galanes advises a boss not to tell an assistant to get a … Read More about Weekend Round-Up
– Becky Quick (co-anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Box) gives her advice for how to dress for a job in finance. [Marie Claire via Dealbreaker] – Under-eye circles: women’s No. 1 beauty concern. [NYT] – A new site targets women financial advisers: the goal is to empower them with “the information, resources, and sense of community … Read More about Weekly Round-Up
We haven’t seen this on other blogs we read, so we had to post: Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th Circuit apparently had sexually explicit photos on a public website that he didn’t realize was public. Alex Kozinski, chief judge of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, acknowledged in an interview with The … Read More about Kozinski and the Kinky Photos
2018 Update: If you’re looking for advice for what to wear to summer cocktail parties, you may want to check out our more recent discussion on what to wear to a business cocktail party — as well as all of our advice for summer work events and summer associate events. (You, uh, may want to avoid … Read More about What To Wear To: Summer Cocktail Parties
Let’s set the scene for you: You enter the break room. One of your colleagues stands there, minding her own business and getting coffee. You notice that she’s wearing a khaki linen skirt that is a bit too short — when she bends over to put the milk back in the fridge you can see … Read More about Tuesday Poll: When to Tell a Colleague Her Outfit is Inappropriate
There’s an interesting story in today’s WSJ regarding pantyhose, and how it causes a generational divide between workers. That’s definitely true! We here at Corporette think they should be worn on the most formal of occasions — court appearance, meeting with the CEO, etc — but for daily work they aren’t necessary. We were surprised, … Read More about Generation Pantyhose
Women’s suits: No one really knows how often to dry clean them. For men, the answer that is given time and time again is the same: Rarely. Once a season, maybe. The less the better. But then again, men’s suits fit differently than women’s, and the things men wear beneath a suit (the long-sleeved shirt, … Read More about Poll: How often do you dryclean suits?