Posts tagged "work"

You Won’t Believe What Women Will Do Under Their Desks At Work

I once read a survey that claimed that a third of American women won’t leave the house without their makeup on. As a mother who is just happy to have a kid…

The Stir | March 2, 2012 - 2:50 pm

How To Ask Your Co-Worker On A Date

There are some seriously varied statistics out there, but a couple of years ago, The Wall Street Journal reported on a study saying that 18 percent of married couples meet at work. That’s…

The Grindstone | February 15, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Rick Santorum Blames Part Of His Book Criticizing Women In The Workplace On Wife

“Sadly the propaganda campaign launched in the 1960s has taken root. The radical feminists succeeded in undermining the traditional family and convincing women that professional accomplishments are the key to…

Jessica Wakeman | February 13, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Pregnant Woman Asked To Resign

A pregnant woman in Connecticut was asked to resign by her employers instead of taking maternity leave. Amy Zvovushe, 31, told her employers she was pregnant on Sept. 23…

Jessica Wakeman | February 9, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Girl Talk: In Defense Of Being Lazy

What do you do when one of the things you used to like about yourself the most, looking back, becomes one of the things that you like about yourself the least?

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2012 - 1:00 pm

9 Not-So-Hard Tips For A More Productive 2012

Your plan to get your taxes done early has gone out the window. You consistently feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day, between friends, work, eating and…

Julie Gerstein | January 16, 2012 - 10:00 am

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Secret Santa-Worthy Gifts For Your Office Holiday Party

Aw, the office Secret Santa, that old gem. The special gift giving moment when you have to awkwardly select a present for a coworker you’ve barely talked to since the…

Julie Gerstein | December 5, 2011 - 9:00 am

1-In-5 Women Has Never Had A Mentor — Have You?

One in five women has never had a mentor in her career, according to new data released by the LinkedIn Blog. Eighty-two percent said that nearly 1,000 women surveyed said…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Poop Happens: Do You Poop At Work?

I want to talk about a very important subject–one near and dear to all of our colons and butts. Pooping. And specifically, pooping at work. There are some of us…

Julie Gerstein | October 19, 2011 - 9:40 am

She Said/She Said: How Involved Is Too Involved In Your Significant Other’s Work Life?

Should your significant other leave his or her work issues at the office, or should there be space for it at home? And at what point is too involved in…

The Grindstone | September 5, 2011 - 1:30 pm

Getting Laid Makes Monday Better

Happy Monday, people! Are you gripping your coffee mug and wishing it was Sunday all over again? According to a new study, you probably are. Researchers found that most of…

Ami Angelowicz | July 25, 2011 - 4:40 pm

The Lies We Tell Ourselves To Stay In Jobs We Hate

Not everyone can love, adore, brag endlessly to others about the amazingness of their job. It would be nice if we could, but to quote the great Mick Jagger: “You…

The Grindstone | July 24, 2011 - 2:30 pm

The Dos And Don’ts Of Working As A Woman In The Music Industry

This article originally appeared at Thought Catalog. You should follow Thought Catalog on Twitter here.

Ladies: if for some nutty reason, you decide you want to be challenged,…

Katy Maravala | July 5, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Italian Company Fires All Women “So They Can Stay Home” With Kids

When an Italian company Ma-Vib faced budget problems, it fired all 13 of its female employees and justified it claiming the women could stay home with their kids now:…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2011 - 6:40 pm

The Balancing Act Of Managing Men

My name is Lindsay. But at my day job, I also respond to dear, honey, sweetheart and kiddo. Kiddo is the one that really pisses me off. In three years…

The Grindstone | June 19, 2011 - 2:30 pm

With The Right Uniform, This Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader Will Make Any Restaurant A “Breastaurant”

A former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader has founded a website called, where restaurateurs can get help turning “any restaurant into a breastaurant!”

There are a number of reasons…

Andrea Grimes | June 16, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Girl Talk: What I’ve Learned From Working With Other Women

In a piece she penned for the latest issue of New York magazine, Roseanne Barr discusses her experience as a feminist pioneer in media. Throughout the piece she shares anecdotes…

Ami Angelowicz | May 18, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Guy Talk: In Defense Of Dating Your Coworkers

Before I start here, I need to explain why the distinction between the type of “work” I’m talking about here is different from the typical kind of “job” drudgery lamented…

Tim Donnelly | April 22, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: It’s Equal Pay Day

It’s Equal Pay Day! Here’s your friendly reminder that women earn 77 cents to every dollar a man earns. When race is factored in, the numbers get even more…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2011 - 6:40 pm

The 5 Things I’ve Learned From Working At The Frisky

I probably don’t need to convince you that Tina Fey is amazing. But lately, with the pieces she has been writing for The New Yorker, I am falling in love…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 15, 2011 - 2:00 pm
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