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- xoVain tries 36 lipstick colors to find a true red.
- The Atlantic checks out a new study that discovered the psychological effects of wearing a suit vs. something less formal.
- The New York Times reports on a study that may cast some doubt on certain people’s claims (especially men’s) that they’re working 80- to 90-hour weeks. Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal At Work blog looks a new study that finds a growing number of employees are putting in more than 40 hours a week.
- New York magazine looks at how real-world salary information is being shared with the #talkpay hashtag — and wonders what impact it might have on the gender pay gap.
- Fortune shares details from a new report by the Center for Talent Innovation about black women and leadership.
- The New York Times reports on the Pew Research Center’s new analysis of data showing that highly educated women are more likely to have kids than their counterparts 20 years ago.
- Above the Law reviews The National Law Journal’s Outstanding Women Lawyers.
- PopSugar Smart Living lists several places offering Mother’s Day deals. (One example: you still have a few hours left to send your mom an Amazon gift card with free one-day shipping.)
- This little video from the folks at “Ban the Beads” makes Kat want to learn a lot more about microbeads before she ever buys them again.
- Here’s your Laugh of the Week: a Mad Men recap from The Fug Girls (time for “Flames … FLAMES on the side of my face!”).
- Finally, some Corporette news: Corporette was mentioned by Sarah Samuels, an honoree on the Chief Investment Officer Magazine “40 Under 40” list, as one of her three most visited websites. (Samuels works at Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management.)
On CorporetteMoms Recently…
- We talked about celebrating Mother’s Day when you’re a mom with young children.
- Kat shared some picks for moms and non-moms alike.