Weekly News Update

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FabSugar has a guide to “10 ways to wear a white button down.” (Warning: video and music starts automatically).

Above the Law covered a fun primer that Duke’s Career Services Department put out, advising women how to dress professionally.

– Rise and shine, ladies:  Forbes Women says the secret to being a power woman is getting up before 5 AM.

– A new study looks at how “elite firms” hire.

– Ah, taxes. Lifehacker has some year-end suggestions to work the system.

– Finally: a little birdie told me that the good folks at Shop It To Me are planning on putting out a special Black Friday and Cyber Monday edition of their Sale Mails — so make sure that your account is updated with your favorite latest brands and your latest sizes!  (Not familiar?  Read my reviews of Shop It To Me.  Need an invite?  Join here.)

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Weekly News Update

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– A lot of places are having special sales for 11-11-11 — I know I spent way too much time at 6pm.com‘s $11 sale (and got 6 items, including sunglasses, nice t-shirts (including from Three Dots and Splendid), running clothes, and more).

Lisa from Privilege offers a “very biased guide to women’s button-front shirts.”

The Careerist reports on a study from More that finds women are less ambitious than they were in the past.

Lifehacker tells you how to have a conversation with a coworker who’s “harming your workflow” without being an asshole.

– Trouble sleeping?  Two interesting new studies:  Jezebel reports that alcohol may lead to troubled sleeping for women, and The New York Times reports that more and more mothers are resorting to sleep medication to get some sleep.

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Weekly News Update

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Real Simple has tips for a perfect blow-out at home.

The NYT looks at IBM’s supportive environment for women in the midst of a bio about its new head, Virginia M. Rometty.  Meanwhile, the Careerist looks at an interesting study, which found that the cards were stacked against women at an unnamed Wall Street law firm.

The NYT also has an interesting article about sample sales and flash sale sites, cautioning you to hold that click because — wait for it — better deals are often out there.

Lifehacker asked their readers to pass on their best hard-earned career tips.

Wisebread considers how to get the best interest rate in a lousy economy.

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– Awesome: Fashionista picks out some “aughties” fashion that is due to come back in style — belly button rings, Uggs, and sweatsuits, oh my!

– Lisa at Privilege shares her adventures in updos.

The NYT thinks it’s a step in the right direction that women in power can talk openly about their work/life juggle.

Get Rich Slowly advises how to win at office politics. Meanwhile, Savvy Sugar preps you for your performance review.

Mint suggests a surefire way to earn 3% over the next year: i-bonds.  Hmmn…

– To all the readers out there in their early 30s: we apparently are Generation Catalano (according to Doree Shafrir writing for Slate).

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The High Low has suggestions for how to avoid spending on the sample sale sites. (And, hey… check out our roundup of the sample sale sites.

– Does a fashionable business suit — for maternity — exist? Pregnant Fashionista doubts it.

Styleist tries to re-do a banker’s wardrobe so she has more fun with her workwear.

Lifehacker has some great suggestions for ways to program your day to defeat distractions.

A new book, Crucial Conversations, tries to suggest ways to talk to your boss about things such as flex time.

– Smelly coworker, or inappropriately dressed coworker? Maybe it’s the chronic cougher down the hall… either way, Intuit Quickbase Blog has suggestions for how to deal with 7 of the nastiest coworker situations.

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Capitol Hill Style has some great tips for newbies, including this: “Wear underwear.”  It’s an oldie, but a goodie.

– According to The Onion, a new study finds that working at work improves productivity. Who knew?

Jezebel advises how to get out of any conversation (and quotes Kat in the process).

– Happy Breast Cancer Awareness month!  Second City Style did the hard work and figured out which pink-themed products actually donate the most to the cause.

– Have a laptop?  There are lots of great tidbits to learn in this NYT article about some of the biggest errors that people make with their computers.

– I’ve talked before of my fondness for Mint — Lifehacker has some great ways to make it even safer.

– Finally: I have the words “Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” taped to my monitor, but I forgot exactly where they came from until this week.  WSJ republished the rest of that commencement address from Steve Jobs this week — R.I.P..

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