While manila folders are great for most things, every so often I like to buy a pack of brightly colored, festive folders — I usually use them for a project that I’m constantly pulling out the folder, or for personal paperwork (healthcare fun, paycheck stubs, etc.), or more. The result is that I can immediately … Read More about Coffee Break – Catherine Collection File Folders
Livening Up Your Office Walls
Thinking about livening up your office walls? Here are six easy ways to make an impact.
Open Thread: A Comfortable and Pain-Free Office…
2018 Update: We still think this is a fascinating discussion of how to have a comfortable and pain-free office — but you may want to check out our more recent discussion on how to get better ergonomics at the office. Here’s something we’re curious about: How many of you have picked out your own desk … Read More about Open Thread: A Comfortable and Pain-Free Office…
Tool of the Trade: The Wrap
2017 Update: We’ve updated links below, but come check out our more recent discussion of 9 ways to use a wrap at the office! We were thinking last week of the multitude of uses for the wrap, of which every woman should buy one or two to keep at the office. (Pictured: Made to order fabric … Read More about Tool of the Trade: The Wrap
Tools of the Trade: Cute Office Supplies
2017 Update: I’m still using some of these Divoga binders (what, is that weird?) but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion of the best places to get cute office decor since a lot of these are sold out! No doubt, your employer provides you with plenty of office supplies. Manilla folders … Read More about Tools of the Trade: Cute Office Supplies
Reader Mail – Personalizing an Office
What is the best way to personalize your office? We love reader mail, and we’re using our lack of ideas for polls to catch up answering some… (Update: check out some of our more recent posts on office decor!) I’m a new associate in BigLaw. My very experienced assistant tells me I need to put … Read More about Reader Mail – Personalizing an Office
Poll Results: The Messy Office
When is a messy office TOO messy? Is it a badge of honor instead of an embarrassment?
Poll: When does a messy office cross the line?
This week’s poll is about an office space — if it’s your own, and you have a door that shuts and blocks it from view entirely, how clean do you keep it? (We’ll also assume, for the purpose of this poll, that you don’t have frequent clients or superiors coming to your office.) We have … Read More about Poll: When does a messy office cross the line?
Office Staples — Tech Edition
Please note: this article was updated in 2011. Welcome to Week Three in our series on Office Staples! We’ve talked about toiletries and clothes to keep in your office — this week, we’re delving into tech-y goodness. Gadgets 1. Refrigerator — Yes, we’re putting this in with the gadgets. A tiny fridge is great for … Read More about Office Staples — Tech Edition
Office Staples: Toiletry Edition
As hundreds of new lawyers, MBAs, and other professionals head to work for the start of their jobs, we thought we’d round up some supplies that everyone needs in their office. In future editions we’ll tackle office supplies and gadgetry, but for now, here’s what you should pick up on your next trip to Drugstore.com. … Read More about Office Staples: Toiletry Edition
We love old, musty desks, even in the Internet age
WowOwow has an interesting new segment where they’ll show a “scene” from their daily life. Today, it’s desks. We’re sort of an odd duck: we’ve been in love with desks for a while now. (We were also in love with libraries as a child, so this may not be that odd.) In our opinion, the … Read More about We love old, musty desks, even in the Internet age