Posts tagged "work"

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/Kate-Book.com | March 15, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Poll: Ladies, What Holds You Back In Your Career?

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Ami Angelowicz | February 21, 2011 - 12:40 pm

British Man Sues Female Coworker for Sexual Harassment

Apparently one Brit didn’t want to snog an overaggressive coworker — and now he’s suing. Meanwhile this spat across the pond is changing our views on sexual harassment.

When…

MyDaily | February 8, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Swedish Taxi Boss Emailed Staff Pix Of Secretaries In G-Strings For Christmas

Most inappropriate Christmas card ever: the boss of a Swedish taxi company emailed holiday greetings to his staff featuring pictures of the company’s secretaries’ bottoms as they bent over in…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Cutesy Pink Infographic Patronizes Women In Tech (Yet Again)

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“Infographics” are the big buzzwords on blogs. They’re funny! They’re brightly colored! They go viral! Even when they go viral for the wrong…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Should We Forget About Equality In The Workplace And Just Marry Rich?

A new report published in Europe found that 40 years of reform to promote gender equality in the workplace may have been all for naught. As much as it’s become…

Ami Angelowicz | January 5, 2011 - 6:45 pm

Big-Breasted Woman Told She Was “Too Sensual” For A Promotion

Uh oh. We’ve heard this story before. Amy-Erin Blakely of Orlando, Florida, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit claiming she was fired from her job at The Devereux Foundation for complaining…

Jessica Wakeman | November 12, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Do You Ever Wish You Could Totally Change Careers?

If you could make a radical career change, would you? If you’re like Chad Hurley, the guy who founded YouTube, you absolutely would. Hurley founded YouTube in 2005 and sold…

Julie Gerstein | November 11, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Ladies, You Don’t Want A Recommendation Letter To Call You “Kind”

Bad news, ladies: being described as “caring,” “sensitive,” “kind” or “nurturing” in a recommendation letter can work against you. According to research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, of…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why Does My Success Send Men Running Scared?

The other day, a guy I have been dating for the last month or so told me — via IM — “you’re a girl with great skin, and I’m a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 11, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Hangs Out With ‘Mean Girls'”

A couple months ago I entered into a relationship with an awesome guy whom I work with (not necessarily the best call, but what can you do!). So far, things…

Wendy Atterberry | November 8, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Cash & Coupling: Advice For When You Or Your S.O. Changes Careers And Takes A Pay Cut

We know you love your man for more than how much he reminds you of Don Draper when he puts on his suit and tie every day, just like we…

Colleen Meeks | November 5, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Apprentice” Contestants Accuse Donald Trump Of Inappropriate Comments

Two contestants on “The Apprentice” have accused host Donald Trump of making sexist and inappropriate comments in the boardroom. “So much of the boardroom discussion concerned the appearance of…

Jessica Wakeman | November 4, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Woman Wins $1.4 Million Settlement For Getting Spanked At Work

And the award for the most awkward team-building exercise ever goes to … Janet Orlando of California, who several years ago got a spanking with competitors’ yard signs in front…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Sound Off: Vent About Your Annoying Coworkers

In honor of Cranky Coworkers Day, I’d like to take this opportunity to create a forum to vent about the most annoying things our coworkers do. Let’s face it, no…

Ami Angelowicz | October 27, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Anna Wintour’s Career Advice? “Get Fired.”

Anna Wintour was one of the speakers at Teen Vogue’s annual “Fashion University” event for teens, which features seminars and panels on the industry and careers. What did the Vogue

Leonora Epstein | October 27, 2010 - 11:50 am

Frisky Q&A: Gloria Feldt, Author Of “No Excuses,” On Women And Power

Growing up in rural Texas, Gloria Feldt became pregnant at age 15 in the 1950s. The birth control pill did not exist and abortion was illegal; it was a time…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2010 - 5:00 pm

“What Do You Do?” Week: Anne, Coroner Investigator And Autopsy Tech

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear

Julie Gerstein | October 15, 2010 - 6:30 pm

“What Do You Do?” Week: Lauren, Music Maker

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear

Julie Gerstein | October 14, 2010 - 4:00 pm
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