What are some “best practices” you should follow when it’s time to quit? Reader T asks about how to give notice when you leave a job… We’ve discussed in the past about how to know if it is the right time to move on to a new job, how to interview while working, and how to transition files … Read More about How to Give Notice When You Leave a Job
2017 Update: We still like these flat knee-high boots for work, but you may also want to check out our most recent round-up of the best knee-high boots for commuting, work, and beyond — or our most recent discussion on what boots to wear with tights to work. Sure, we all know what basics professional women are … Read More about The Hunt: Flat Knee-High Boots
What are the best strategies for staying warm during a wintry commute while still looking professional when you get to work? How can you look stylish and professional in the winter?
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to do black tie on a budget, but you may also want to check out all of our other posts on holiday business etiquette. How do you dress for a work-related black tie — on a budget? Whether you have a formal holiday office party coming … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Black Tie on a Budget
How can you make professional, stylish work outfits using suit separates? What are the do’s and don’ts of combining parts of the suits in your closet? Reader A asks… I’m a 2nd year law student in New York and will be starting work at a firm this this summer — I used your tips and articles throughout the interview process. … Read More about Putting Together Work Outfits Using Suit Separates
Performance reviews can be a bit intimidating, but they can also be great learning experiences, particularly when you get critical feedback. For today’s open thread, I thought we’d discuss: What’s the best feedback you’ve ever received in a performance review? I don’t necessarily mean the best compliment (but ladies, please share those too!), but rather the best note that … Read More about Performance Reviews: Running With Feedback
Nordstrom is doing another day of “extra savings” (although allegedly this time it’s through 11/30) — the sales are great! Be warned, though, when they did this last week (the first time I’ve ever seen them do this!), stuff sold out — I had a number of things sell out before I could check out … Read More about Deal Alert: The Sale is on Sale at Nordstrom!
TONS of Black Friday sales have already started, huzzah! I haven’t noticed this before, but it’s heartwarming to see that several big brands have a charity angle — Zappos is sponsoring pet adoptions and donating up to $1.1M to Best Friends Animal Society, and Spanx is donating 20% of sales to Dress for Success. We’ve … Read More about 64 Thanksgiving Sales (and Kat’s Top 16) (UPDATED)
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on office holiday party etiquette, but you may also want to check out all of our posts on holiday business etiquette. I’m working on a monster post about what to wear to your office holiday party, and in the meantime found all these great articles about office holiday … Read More about Office Holiday Party Etiquette
2017 Update: We still think this is a really interesting discussion of when to use cute office supplies — but you may also want to check out our most recent roundup of the best places to get cute office decor. Our post the other day about the cute file folders got me thinking: When should … Read More about Cute Office Supplies: When To Use Them
Which are the best tights for work, and where can you find them? What about half-slips for underneath workwear? Reader K wonders… I work in a very casual office, but with winter upon us, I would like to change up my typical pants/sweater wardrobe to add more tights. Can you do a post on the best tights out … Read More about The Best Tights and Half-Slips for Work
2017 Update: We still think this is an interesting discussion of sending holiday cards to friends and colleagues, but you may also want to check out all of our posts on holiday business etiquette! Holiday cards: do you send them? To friends or colleagues or both? What kind of cards do you send, and do … Read More about Do You Send Holiday Cards to Friends and Colleagues?