2:00 pm, March 7th | by Hillary Reinsberg
How do you become a pioneering female executive? Not by sitting hour after hour in an office, apparently. “I don’t believe in working in an office,” Bobbi Brown, founder of the eponymous makeup brand, told a room of women this morning. Her fellow female panelists mostly agreed.
11:45 am, March 7th | by Laura Katen, The Daily Muse
Standing out—in a positive way—is no easy task at a career fair. When you’re piled into a packed auditorium and competing with hundreds of other job seekers for just a few minutes of a recruiter’s attention, it’s crucial to show up prepared, ready to face the day, and knowing what it takes to distinguish yourself from the crowd.
6:31 pm, March 6th | by Hillary Reinsberg
This week, President Obama announced he’d be delivering the commencement remarks at Barnard, Columbia University’s all-women’s college. Last year, graduates were treated to Sheryl Sandberg’s words, which became arguably the most over-quoted speech in women’s history. This led us to the question: is Barnard the ultimate commencement speech destination?
5:48 pm, March 6th | by Hillary Reinsberg
With her restaurants like The Spotted Pig, The John Dory, and The Breslin (called just today “Wall Street’s favorite restaurant”), April Bloomfield has made a name for herself as New York’s lord of the gastropub. (Have you tried this woman’s burger? Do it.)
Only a lady that cool could throw a whole dead pig over her shoulders and call it “feminine.”
4:30 pm, March 6th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Not the advice you were expecting, is it? Herein, a case for why, if you’re going to waste time looking at silly Internet videos at work, animal livestream videos are your best bet.
3:00 pm, March 6th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Alexander Wang is well-known for his studded leather bags and pricey t-shirts. Unfortunately, those duds may have been produced under horrifying conditions in a Chinatown sweatshop, according to new allegations.
1:00 pm, March 6th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Having a lot of Twitter followers is finally paying off — literally. The more influential you are on social media, the more Gilt Groupe is about to give you some major discounts.
6:36 pm, March 5th | by Hillary Reinsberg
Davos. TED. SXSW. Attendance at conferences still sounds prestigious (and fun). But do they have a point?
4:36 pm, March 5th | by Hillary Reinsberg
There’s been lots of talk about HBO’s official “Trying To Figure It All Out™” with your kind of crappy job and even crappier love life show Girls this week. Is it going to be the new Sex and the City, with more annoying jobs and cheaper clothes? Maybe! But all we have to base that off so far is the couple of trailers — which do, at the very least, offer a sampling of some of the great dialogue the series promises to offer.
1:00 pm, March 5th | by Hillary Reinsberg
What “inequalities [do] men face”? Just Google it! Except, well, uh, Google will ask you if you meant to type “inequalities women face.”