Which is the best suitcase for an overnight trip? We’ve talked about Kat’s top packing tips, as well as rounded up some great weekender bags, but this is totally up business travel blogger Road Warriorette’s alley, so I thought I’d pass it on to her — thank you for guest posting, RW! – Kat. Reader … Read More about Guestpost: Professional, Small Suitcases For an Overnight Business Trip
How do you tell your friends and family you’re moving for work? How do you even decide to take a job that’s far away from family and friends? Reader L wrote in with an interesting question: I’m a recent college grad and I just accepted my first job offer (yay!). I’ll be moving across the … Read More about How to Take a Job Far From Family and Friends
What do you do if you don’t have a specific desk or workspace every day, and instead have to carry everything you need for work with you? How do you set up a mobile office, or deal with a “hot desking” situation? I’ve had a few questions about this recently, so let’s discuss. First, Reader … Read More about How to Set Up a Mobile Office
How do you indicate a sabbatical or other gap on your resume, whether to smell flowers, travel, write, or more? Reader M wrote in, wondering: So: any recommendations for indicating a sabbatical/career break on the resume? I am taking this time to volunteer (and travel some, but will emphasize volunteering) and I am proud of … Read More about How to Indicate a Sabbatical on Your Resume
How do you pack for a business trip where you’ll be gone for MONTHS? Reader B has a great question on long business trips, specifically, what to pack for extended business trips. Here’s her question: Can you give tips or do a post on how to prepare for short-term assignments? I’ll be based in Hong … Read More about What to Pack for Extended Business Trips
Update: We still stand by this advice on holidays, vacations, and office etiquette, but you may also want to check out our other posts on holiday business etiquette, or if you’re a working mom, check out our discussion over office etiquette, family vacations and coworker jealousy. I thought today might be an interesting open thread — how … Read More about Holidays, Vacations, and Office Etiquette
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: Weekender Bags
A number of readers had problems getting through courthouse metal detectors, so we shared our best tips for women lawyers at the courthouse metal detectors.
Continuing our series of the best places to shop in other continents (we’ve done Europe and Asia so far), I thought we’d talk about where to shop in Central and South America today. I’ve heard Buenos Aires described as the Paris of the South (and Lynn Yaeger certainly had a fun time there in this … Read More about The Best South America Stores for Professional Clothes
Hot on the heels of our discussion about where to shop in Asia, today’s guest poster has some advice for how to travel internationally in comfort and style—and to keep your cool as a business traveler. Readers, welcome Courtney Gould Miller, a Los Angeles attorney and founder of the blog Chinaful, focusing on all things … Read More about Guest Post: How to Travel Internationally in Comfort and Style
We talked about the best stores in Europe for professional clothes… now let’s talk Asia! I’ve never been anywhere in Asia, but I’m dying to go. To those of you who’ve been: – Which are the best cities for shopping? (Do you agree with this Yahoo article?) – If you want a bespoke suit or … Read More about Open Thread: The Best Stores in Asia for Professional Clothes?
Hooray summer — and vacation. For all of you going overseas this summer, I thought we’d have an open thread — which are the stores you simply must visit, especially for professional clothes and workwear? Even though, in many ways, we live in a global market (at least here in New York, SoHo often feels … Read More about Open Thread: The Best European Stores for Professional Clothes?