2018 Update: We still stand by this advice for going-out clothes and young professionals, but you may also want to check out the great reader discussion on general going-out clothes after age 25. Once you get to grad school, can you stick with your “going out” style from college, or is it time to make some changes? … Read More about Going-Out Clothes and Young Professionals
If you could pick any office, which would you choose? What factors would help you choose the best office? Reader C wonders… I’m thrilled to have accepted a new job! I’m an attorney in my late 20s making a lateral move to a mid-size boutique firm after five years with my current shop. Of all … Read More about How to Choose the Best Office
What should you do if you’re feeling envious of a colleague who’s younger than you, seemingly unappreciative of the opportunity you’re giving her, and also — in your opinion — inappropriately flirty at networking events? Reader J wonders: I’m a 40 yr old business development manager at an engineering firm. I’ve formed a group of female colleagues that helps … Read More about Feeling Jealous of a Younger Colleague
Hunting for a guide to pantyhose? Here’s our recently updated tips!
We look at how to upgrade your jewelry for work, including how to shop the different tiers of jewelry shops, from cheap/mass market to indie to estate and beyond!
Should you buy a holiday gift for your boss? We weigh in.
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on gray hair care, but you may also want to check out our latest discussion on how to go gray intentionally. We’ve talked about corporate women and gray hair before (as well as aging gracefully in general), but not in a long while, so I thought we’d … Read More about Gray Hair: An Open Thread
What should you look for in interview flats? When, if ever, must you wear heels to an interview? Which are the most stylish kinds of flats for interviews? Reader L wonders: I’m starting law school in August, and I’ve heard that heels (3-4″) are a MUST for interviewing and working at a law firm. However, … Read More about What to Look For in Interview Flats
As your internship or summer associateship comes to a close, these are our best tips for ending an internship positively!
This week, in our Summer Associate Series*: what are some of the business etiquette tips that summer associates and interns should know? Etiquette can often be one of the hardest things for schools and mentors to impart — but of course it matters, and business etiquette is something we’ve talked about a LOT through the … Read More about Summer Associate Series: Business Etiquette for Interns (and other Newbies)
What should you wear for your internship or summer associateship? Welcome to the first installment of our Summer Associate Series! Name aside, we hope this series will be helpful to ANY intern, whether you’re a law student or another woman interning in a conservative office for the summer. First up in our series: WHAT TO … Read More about Summer Associate Style: What to Wear For Your Internship
Are mirrors too girly to have in your office? Which mirrors are best for the office? Reader A wonders… I am six-months into my first post-school job and am (as per your advice) slowly decorating my office. I’d really like to have a mirror in my office to check my makeup before meetings, etc. But, … Read More about Mirrors and the Office