Posts tagged "work"

If You Want A Promotion, Work Like Anna Wintour

We’ve learned a few things from watching Anna Wintour on TV specials and in “The September Issue.” So it’s not at all surprising that filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the man behind…

Catherine Strawn | February 23, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Andy And Sarah: Your Days Of Calling In Sick Are Over!

You’ve already heard the upsetting news that folks whose name starts with the letter “D” live shorter lives. But now I need to have a chat with all of you…

Ami Angelowicz | January 21, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Interns Behaving Badly

I felt a swell of pride when I heard about an intern at Grazia magazine after my own heart. This young genius, who was sent out regularly to buy fat-free…

Ami Angelowicz | December 22, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Working 100 Jobs For $100

Creativity is the cure for unemployment. This summer, despite being a relatively successful z-list commercial model and actor in Montreal, Quebec, I hit the Sahara desert of dry spells. Needing…

Aimee Davison | December 17, 2009 - 2:00 pm

So Wrong: Kid In A Kit To Fool The Office

We’ve talked before about reasons not to have children, so here’s another—you can just fake it! When it comes to balancing work and home life, we mainly think about the…

Leonora Epstein | December 17, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Ever Flirted With Your Boss To Get Ahead?

Ever since David Letterman and ESPN’s Steve Phillips schtupped their underlings, all the glossy women’s magazines have scrambled for a good and juicy “I slept with my boss” story. Elle

Jessica Wakeman | November 17, 2009 - 6:30 pm

France Telecom Suicide Epidemic Now Tallies 25

It sounds like something out of a mind-control horror movie: France Télécom, the European telecommunications giant, has now seen 25 of their employees commit suicide in the past 18 months.

Leonora Epstein | October 16, 2009 - 1:50 pm

I Like A Guy At Work. Should I Date Him?

Dating in the workplace can be tricky … | September 13, 2009 - 4:00 pm

The Power And Politics Of Height

I was intrigued by the amount of interest and opinions voiced in last week’s posts about height, which led me to think that there was more on this topic than…

Ali Jawin | July 7, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Survive The 9 To 5 After A Breakup

Breaking up is hard to do especially when you have to go to work the next day. After spending an entire evening arguing with your, now ex-boyfriend, the last thing… | May 31, 2009 - 1:00 pm

When Women Bully, We Hurt Each Other

A survey by the Workplace Bullying Institute found that most bullies are men — but 40 percent are women. While male bullies attack men and women, female bullies tend to…

Catherine Strawn | May 11, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Male Bosses Vs. Female Bosses

Today The Frisky staff got to talking about male and female bosses and what happens when women hold management positions compared to when men do. The discussion started because career…

Catherine Strawn | March 12, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Japanese Companies Shorten Workdays So Employees Can Procreate

Canon and some 1,300 other companies in Japan are forcing their employees to leave work early twice a week in an attempt to encourage them to go home and make…

Catherine Strawn | January 27, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Do You Dress Provocatively At Work?

Anyone who’s watched a few episodes of “What Not To Wear” knows our attire affects the way we feel about ourselves, as well as how others view us. So it…

Wendy Atterberry | January 16, 2009 - 12:30 pm

18 Tips To Keep Sane While Working From Home

If 2008 has been any indication, expect quite a few of us to start working from home in 2009. From an increase in telecommuting jobs to taking on blogging gigs…

Wendy Atterberry | December 31, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Who’s Your Sugar Daddy?

This week, the female blogosphere is abuzz with chatter over a story by a college senior in Philadelphia entitled “My Sugar Daddy.” According to “Melissa Beech,” the pseudonymous author, she’s…

Susannah Breslin | December 3, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Sexism Still Pays Off For Men

Growing up, my mom and dad shared the responsibility of bringing home the bacon…well, the proverbial bacon — we’re Jewish. Anyway, my mom was a realtor and good at her…

Simcha | September 24, 2008 - 12:30 pm

How To Get Over Restless Life Syndrome

There was a period in my early twenties, not too long after college graduation, and even sooner after the painful break-up of my first real relationship, that I hopscotched through…

Wendy Atterberry | September 16, 2008 - 7:30 pm

We Don’t Want To Be Like Our Parents

It used to be that people followed in their parents’ footsteps, career-wise. If your dad was an ophthalmologist, you became an ophthalmologist, and so on, but things are changing. In…

Catherine Strawn | July 14, 2008 - 12:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Tattoo Discrimination, Miley Cyrus’ Fans In Prison, And Bad Boys

Tattoo discrimination still exists. If you don’t want to cover your ink up at work, make sure to ask whether the workplace is tattoo friendly at your next interview. [CNN]…

Catherine Strawn | June 20, 2008 - 11:00 am
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