Weekly News Update

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– Fashionista looks back to the runway shows to see what trends stuck and what didn’t for Spring 2011.
– Anita Bruzzese suggests some ways to boost your standing at your job.
– Thanks to a new survey from LinkedIn, we now know that January is the best month to ask for a promotion.  Reuters reports…
– The Working Closet ponders the ethics of “fast fashion” like Forever 21.
– Finally, Lifehacker has some suggestions for getting a handle on your out of control work schedule.

Weekly News Roundup

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how to wear black– Already Pretty has some great tips on how to wear black with intention. Meanwhile, SheFinds has a fun round-up of regular clothes that look similar to Golden Globe fashions.

– Christina Binkley at the WSJ advises that women should shop like men and look for well-tailored, high quality clothes.  (Crazy!)

– Glamour hits on a great hair tip: the letter to your future self advising not to get bangs (or whatever other style you’re drawn to).

– Fortune rounds up the best companies to work for in 2011.

Weekly News Roundup

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ponytail intelligenceBuzzFeed has a hilarious pictorial on how to predict someone’s intelligence by their ponytail angle.

The Working Wardrobe has a nice feature on plus-size blazers.

– Are you burned out?  Psychology Today has some good advice for “high octane women.”  (Hat tip: Lifehacker.)  Meanwhile, Learnvest has some tips on how to better schedule yourself .

She Takes on the World advises that women who have no time to work out should check out the HIIT workouts (the same type of workout advocated by our guest poster, Boardroom Babe Lindsay Vastola!)

Lifehacker wonders how to improve your posture if you spend all day at the computer.

– Finally, if anyone is interested, I’ll be live-Tweeting my thoughts on Golden Globe fashions on Sunday night (at least for the earlier portion of it!) — join me if you can!

Weekly News Roundup

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Reminder to all those in or near Minneapolis — we’ll be at the Southdale mall in Edina from 1pm to 3pm tomorrow (at the Macy’s) to help AK Anne Klein and InStyle celebrate Corner Office Style. Please come out and join us! you can RSVP by calling 1-800-329-8667, or e-mailing [email protected]
– We also have another announcement — we’re partnering with Ann Taylor and InStyle to offer a one-hour career/life/whatEVER consultation to whoever wins Ann Taylor’s latest sweepstakes — enter here for a chance to win a Chic Wear-to-Work Wardrobe from Ann Taylor, and a Career Consultation with me!

The WSJ wonders what happens AFTER you splurge on that fancy handbag and then find yourself bored of it in six months.

NYT rounds up the best money sites on the web.  Meanwhile, The Simple Dollar suggests ways to incrementally decrease your spending — to make a big difference in your savings eventually.

The Productivity Pro suggests matching your tasks to your energy level.

Business Insider has a fun slideshow on how to network like a pro.

Many thanks to this week’s advertisers:
– AK Anne Klein
– Ann Taylor
– Carissa Rose
– MySkins
– As well as our advertisers through BlogAds!

Weekly News Update

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Corporette Insider– As we may have mentioned, we’re doing an event series with AK Anne Klein and InStyleWe’ll be in New Jersey this Saturday, at the Cherry Hill Mall, from 2-4 — please come out and see us!   — you can RSVP by calling 888-622-9769, or e-mailing [email protected]

Hilary Clinton big hair– Ladies, the day you have waited for since the ’80s is here:  Big Hair is Back.  At least, so says the NYT(Pictured.)

Gothamist reports on how overachieving women will drink you under the table.  Amusingly, quite a few of you “liked” this item on Facebook — perhaps we should have a post on drinking and overachieving? (If so, what should the post focus on?)

HungryGirl rounds up some great snack foods for the office.

The Wall Street Journal reports on what a professional organizer can do for your clutter.  Meanwhile Real Simple advises on how to recycle anything.

– Monday’s guest-poster, Kalyn Johnson (who wrote about transitioning your wardrobe from winter to spring), was featured on LawShucks this week, telling about how she made the decision to leave BigLaw and become a stylist.  Meanwhile, former guest-poster LPC (who gave us advice from the hiring manager/VP level intended for young women just entering the workforce) is featured on fashion blog Already Pretty, advising how to add a touch of personality to an otherwise conservative office.

Many thanks to this week’s advertisers:
– AK Anne Klein
– Carissa Rose
– MySkins
– As well as our advertisers through BlogAds!

Weekly News Update (And — Come See Us In Miami!)

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ak instyle corporette.indexed– As we may have mentioned, we’ll be heading to Miami this Thursday night (!) to help host an event at the Dadeland Macy’s with AK Anne Klein and InStyle. We’re so excited!! Posting will continue throughout the week, but we thought we’d do the weekly round-up today instead of Friday. If you’re near Miami, please come out and join us — you can RSVP by calling 305.662.3533, or e-mailing [email protected]

obama bruni-sarkozy.indexedRobin Givhan of the Washington Post has some thoughts on whether the fashion choices of Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy are an “international wedge issue.”

Zen Habits has some suggestions on how to simplify your workday.

– The good folks at the WSJ’s The Juggle ponder whether one should hire a CPA or go it alone for tax time.  (Our $.02.:  The only thing we got out of our tax law class was that there are a gazillion rules and exceptions to the Code.  Thus: We’ve been happy with our CPA for the past 7 or 8 years.)

Lifehacker seeks to perfect that mythical creature: the power nap.

Many thanks to this week’s advertisers:
– AK Anne Klein
– Carissa Rose
– MySkins