5:00 pm, September 30th | by Laura Donovan
I recently read an interesting tweet that went along the lines of this: “Some people say they are their own worst critics. These people have obviously never been faced with Internet commenters.” That best describes my feelings towards a viral YouTube video, “I Just Want to Ride Bikes With You,” which a woman made for her husband as a surprise wedding reception clip. The music video has already made the rounds online, and while it’s definitely corny and annoying, nothing warrants the backlash the lady who created the video has received.
3:00 pm, September 30th | by Elizabeth Lowman, The Daily Muse
So you want to work from home. Maybe you’re moving further away from the office, maybe you’ve recently had a baby, or maybe you know you’d be more productive not being chained to your cube, trying to block out the ambient chatter of your co-workers nine hours each day.
The good news is, more and more companies are agreeing to part- or full-time telecommuting arrangements for their employees. So if you want to work from home, and you have a good reason, don’t be afraid to ask. I did—and here are the tips I learned for bettering your odds that you and your boss can come to a mutually beneficial arrangement.
1:00 pm, September 30th | by Tara Block, TresSugar
We just celebrated National Voter Registration Day! The countdown has begun to the presidential election, and with 42 days left to go, now’s the time to make sure you’re registered to vote — go to GottaVote.com to register and see if your state is eligible for early voting.
In honor of National Voter Registration Day, we’re taking a look back at the vintage art, ads, and posters targeted to get women the vote, in addition to today’s posters encouraging our gender to vote in the 2012 presidential election. So check them out now, and register to vote to move women’s rights forward!
3:00 pm, September 29th | by Laura Donovan
Ever watched a cinematic office tell-off (“Horrible Bosses,” anyone?) and said, “Man, I wish I had the guts to do that.”? Well, it’s probably best that you don’t emulate the unprofessional behavior of your favorite fictional characters, especially if they happen to be on “Mad Men.” A new infographic by Rocket Lawyer illustrates the legal problems of some of the things that have happened on the program.
1:00 pm, September 29th | by Emily Co, SavvySugar
Depending on your profession, a creative business card could be a great way to make an impression. A touch of personalization makes longer-lasting mark than generic cards, so get inspired by some of these cool business-card designs found on Etsy.
6:30 pm, September 28th | by Sarah Devlin
In today’s EOD roundup, Styleite asks “Everybody knows that celebs get paid to sit in the front row, right?” …I didn’t. I did not know.
4:30 pm, September 28th | by Sarah Devlin
In today’s #womenatthewatercooler, Joy Behar wonders how Mitt Romney’s debate answers will stack up next to the questions, Julie Klausner has email anxiety, Jessi Klein thinks Obama is such a Carrie, and more!
3:30 pm, September 28th | by Tara Block, TrésSugar
No matter what side you’re on this election season, there’s probably something we can all agree on: it would be nice to see a woman reach America’s highest office. Ever since George Washington took office in 1789, the presidency has remained a boys club. We’re still hopeful, though, that a female US president is in our near future, thanks in big part to all the women world leaders who’ve led the way. These female heads of state and government, who’ve been elected in recent years in countries like Germany, Jamaica, Australia, Thailand, and Argentina, are paving the road for America. If those countries can do it, why can’t we? Learn more about the women ruling the world now.
2:30 pm, September 28th | by Sarah Devlin
It’s time to talk about what really matters.