Can a younger woman network with older men without getting into questionable situations? My friend J told me of her interesting dilemma over the weekend… She’s traveling a lot for business these days, and on one of her latest trips she sat next to an older businessman. She’s generally against talking to her seatmates, but … Read More about Networking with Older Men
Reader B has some good questions about navigating a New York winter: I work for a global financial firm and will be heading to Manhattan for a week-long business trip in mid-January out of our NY offices. As a lifelong Southern California Girl, I am totally clueless how to navigate the weather and still look … Read More about Navigating a New York Winter with Style and Grace
Over the past few years, I’ve attended a few multi-day conferences in far-off locales, and I’ve realized: packing for this kind of conference is an art, not a science. I’m still learning what to bring, but I thought I’d start an open thread by sharing my must-bring items — readers, what do you bring? (Pictured: … Read More about What Do You Pack for Conferences?
2018 Update: We still think this is great advice on how to plan for your first business trip; links have been updated below. Today’s guest post is written by reader and blogger Road Warriorette, who blogs about business travel. She was nice enough to collect some of her best tips for female business travelers us … Read More about How to Plan for Your First Business Trip
eBags is having an inventory reduction sale, including a ton of great laptop sleeves — which, for our $.02, is the best way to carry a laptop. Just get a laptop sleeve that fits your computer, and then toss the protected laptop into your already fashionable tote bag, and voila — no need for a … Read More about Coffee Break: Sumdex Laptop Sleeve Aircube Netbook Sleeve
2019 Update:We still stand by this discussion on what tricks and tips you use to prepare your workload for a vacation — but you may also want to check out some of our more recent discussions on vacations and work, including how to take a vacation without losing your mind. If you’re anything like we … Read More about How to Prepare Your Workload for Your Vacation
2019 Update: We still stand by these tips on traveling for work — you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of business travel must-haves. Traveling — whether for work or pleasure — can be a harrowing experience. We thought we’d try to summarize some of our best tips that, we’ve … Read More about Traveling for Work: Our Top Tips
2019 Update: We still stand by this advice on traveling for business and surviving it — but you may also want to check out some of our more recent discussions, including business travel must-haves. Today’s question about traveling for business comes from Nancy P… I’d love a post on tips for traveling for business. (Thought … Read More about Traveling for Business and Surviving It
We took a poll to ask the readers: how much vacation time did YOU take in 2009?
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.) – You’re welcome, hubs: Jezebel notes that the husbands of educated women live longer. (Pictured: Graduation Cap Cupcake, originally uploaded to Flickr by clevercupcakes.) – The NYT talks … Read More about Weekly Roundup
Even though summer’s over, UV glare is forever, so we thought we’d address this question we got a while ago… Was wondering if any of you have ideas about where to get a pair of decent sunglasses (polarized, but nothing fancy) for $20-$50 or so. I just don’t like to pay more because I always … Read More about Reader mail: Which sunglasses are best?
Today’s reader mail has a young law student wondering how to pack for a summer working abroad… I’m a second-year law student and will be spending part of my summer interning for a government agency in Slovenia, and the rest at a study abroad program in London. My dilemma is that I only have a … Read More about Reader Mail: How to Pack For a Summer Working Abroad