Weekly News Roundup

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SheFinds clues us in to the hot new bow-ties-for-women trend sweeping the nation.  I’m not sure I can get behind that one.  Meanwhile, the WSJ ponders the joy of wearing women’s shoes in the summertime (and the blisters that follow).

AlreadyPretty discusses counter-intuitive advice that flatters your figure.

Road Warriorette gives some tips for avoiding jet lag.

– Commenters had a field day with this one a few days ago, but in case you missed it:  a female MD wrote an op-ed in the NYT pleading with women docs to keep the day jobs.

Weekly News Roundup

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Fashion.Style.Beauty points us to the Jimmy Choo sample sale happening online now.  She picks her favorites, but mine is pictured here… :)  Tons of beige shoes, ladies!

AlreadyPretty shares her tips on buying handbags.  (Or you can just be like me and buy far too many and then rotate them frequently so you never get sick or annoyed with any of them.)

The Lawyerist reminds us of last year’s “Peep-Toe Gate” and offers some tips for how to wear them to a conservative office.

– Finally, a use for old ripped pantyhose (for those of us who don’t have swim practice, at least): No Nonsense is accepting all brands of old pantyhose and turning them into park benches. What a great idea… (thanks to Reader N for the tip!)

Great on the Job goes through the five main communication mistakes we make at work.

U.S. News suggests 10 ways to ace a phone interview.  Meanwhile, FINS debates the age-old question: should your resume be in PDF or Word format?  According to the WSJ, the job market (for MBAs, at least) is heating up again.

The Careerist points us to a great interview in More magazine with Mika Brzezinski, who talks about how she fumbled before she finally learned how to ask for a raise effectively.

Weekly News Roundup

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Buzzfeed has a helpful flow chart for that pesky question women face today: am I wearing pants?

Shopping’s My Cardio talks about how to wear silk shirts.

The Nieren Blog shares which 3 networks you need.

Learnvest has some thoughts on how to “splurge right.”  Meanwhile, Mint’s blog says you need both a 401K and an IRA.

– For everyone whose produce goes bad before you eat it:  Lifehacker suggests lining the bins with paper towels.  Nice!

Weekly News Roundup

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The NYT rounds up subscription sites that automatically suggest and send you things (clothes, jewelry, shoes) that you might like.

The WSJ has a great article about exploiting store reward cards.  Meanwhile, Learnvest has some tips on what might be on sale in May.

Lifehacker has tips for common sleep woes.

Ms. JD has some stress tips for women lawyers that “you won’t see anywhere else,” and Women’s Health has some advice on what to eat if you’re stressed.

Weekly News Roundup

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work wardrobe use cases– Lisa from Privilege has some great thoughts on how to build a work wardrobe: one use case at a time.

The NYT has a fascinating story about vanity sizing in clothing lines.

– More women than men are getting advanced degrees, says the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.  Go ladies!  Of course, this presents another problem, as noted by The Daily Caller: will women insist on marrying their equals in terms of degrees — or will more women “marry down”?

Lifehacker shows how to prevent wrist strain created by sitting at the office too long.

Prevention rounds up 21 prepared/packaged foods that are actually healthy for you.

Weekly Round Up

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kamala harris fashionHarper’s Bazaar talks Kamala Harris, California’s new attorney general, about power and fashion.

YouLookFab has some great tips for how to troubleshoot problem outfits.

Lindsey Pollak finished reading Tina Fey’s new memoir, Bossypants, and shares what she took away in terms of career advice.  Meanwhile, the NYT excerpts the book “The Corner Office,” which distills the wisdom of CEOs.

– Are you a super-achiever who fears burnout?  Psychology Today can help.

Wisebread advises which mistakes to avoid with a financial adviser.

The NYT wonders how little sleep you can get away with.