2:30 pm, April 28th | by Jaywon Choe, Business Insider
The White House Correspondents’ Dinner is tonight, and we’re all looking forward to it.
The annual event is a chance for president and press to come together and loosen their ties with the help of some of the funniest comedians around.
1:26 pm, April 28th | by Amy Tennery
Well, this is just super. Turns out that nearly half of us think our birth control is more effective than it actually is.
12:22 pm, April 28th | by Amy Tennery
Of all the enduring arguments against taxing rich people at a higher rates, there is one more persistent than most: “I worked to get where I am!”
The argument is that wealthy people are wealthy because they worked harder than everyone else, while overcoming just as many obstacles, and are therefore more entitled to be rich.
11:01 am, April 28th | by SavvySugar
The next time you walk into an interview, consider the following: Your wedding or engagement ring? Can and may be used against you.
Those photos of kids on a hiring manager’s desk? They may not actually be the manager’s children — but the photo is designed to get you talking about your kids or whether you plan to have some eventually.
And then there’s the trick that can land some applicants $20,000 more when they start negotiating their salary.
6:15 pm, April 27th | by Amy Tennery
I can’t be the first to tell you this. But, just in case you need a refresher, here goes: Pulling an all-nighter is really bad for you.
5:15 pm, April 27th | by Sarah Devlin
With the publication of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner guest list, most people are excited to see which celebrities will be attending as plus-ones for various news outlets and TV personalities (looking at you, Greta van Susteren). Who can blame them — it is fascinating stuff. While it is hilarious the the dog from The Artist will be the guest of the Washington Times, the fact that Kris and Kim Kardashian will attend as guests of Fox News certainly deserves an eye roll or two. More importantly, however there are plenty of notable women who will be attending who are famous for more than just being “actors.” Sorry Uggie.
4:20 pm, April 27th | by Amy Tennery
EOD TGIF: Today’s end-of-day tidbits include Monica Crowley’s apology for her homophobic Sandra Fluke tweet, Ellen Degeneres reading from “50 Shades of Grey” and an artist who recreated Whitney Houston’s last meal. Well then. Read on.
3:13 pm, April 27th | by Amy Tennery
Financial news anchor and reporter Margaret Brennan signed off from Bloomberg TV today with no hints of where she’s headed next. But while the industry powerhouse cryptically tweeted this week that she has “exciting things ahead” in her career, The Jane Dough has it on good authority that her next move is to CBS News.
3:00 pm, April 27th | by TresSugar
Generally speaking, women are more emotional than men, but there is a time and a place to let your feelings show. Since life doesn’t stop just because we are at work, sometimes a bad day at the office can be more about personal strife than bad numbers. On the other hand, getting emotional over poor performance isn’t all that uncommon.
2:49 pm, April 27th | by Amy Tennery
It shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that women aren’t all that well-represented in the wine industry. It’s not that we’re not fans of wine — but we’re not always exactly included.