Weekly News Update

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  • Racked shares the new Universal Standard collaboration with Danielle Brooks, including this sweater dress.
  • Racked also offers an insider’s look at almost $100,000 worth of fashion swag they’ve received over the last six months.
  • The New Republic takes a look at why retail chain stores like RadioShack, The Limited, Payless, and Toys R Us are among 19 retail bankruptcies this year. (Our love of shopping online isn’t the only culprit.)
  • NPR explores, “When it comes to sexual harassment claims, whose side is HR really on?”
  • U.S. News provides red flags to watch for during the hiring and interviewing process.
  • The New Yorker digs deep in its report on gender discrimination in the tech industry, including why “Almost half the women who get tech jobs eventually leave the field, more than double the percentage of men who do so.”
  • The New York Times offers a doctor’s opinion of when you should stay home when you’re sick, and a reminder: “It’s not just about you.”
  • The New York Times also shares a piece by Lindy West on “Why men aren’t funny,” in light of the reports of sexual harassment by comic Louis C.K.
  • The Washington Post reports that women have been tweeting photos of their 14-year-old selves (with the hashtag #MeAt14) following recent allegations against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama involving high school girls.
  • Laugh of the Week: McSweeney’s offers a solution to cut back on sexual harassment in the workplace: Hire dogs instead of men.

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  1. For the person that asked about micro-blading yesterday – Bluecollarredlipstick blogger got it does and did a full post about it.


  2. The manageing partner wanted to know if I was goeing to take a vacation b/f year end! I said I would love to but I need to bill another 800 hours before year end and I would NOT make my hours if I took time off. He said fine, just work, but he will give me credit for 20 hours for the CLE’s I prepared for him. FOOEY b/c I spent alot more time then 20 hours makeing him look smart. Is there anyone in the hive that has to bill as much as I do? I think the manageing partner is takeing advantae of me. DOUBEL FOOEY!

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