Topic: personal life

Working With A Sibling Can Be Crazy, But Also Crazy Wonderful

Working With A Sibling Can Be Crazy, But Also Crazy Wonderful

There are some very famous sister pairs who work together. Ones that come to mind right away include Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Venus and Serena Williams, Jessica and Ashlee Simpson, all seven of the Kardashians, etc. They’ve all talked about how magical it is to work with their sisters and how every day is like heaven because they spend it with their best friends. But let’s get real. Those women are making millions. If I was making as much money as Kim Kardashian, I would skip and hold hands with my sister all day.
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Put A Ring On It: Can An Engagement Ring Impact Your Career?

Put A Ring On It: Can An Engagement Ring Impact Your Career?

Today is Valentine’s Day, the official day of love. And if you’re anything like me you probably have a few friends who just got engaged and you are already figuring out how you are going to make to six weddings in three months time. Plus, I recently just watched Lord of the Rings. Basically, rings have been on my mind. Specifically how rings impact women when they go on job interviews. It seems silly. Why should a little accessory impact your potential as a candidate for a job? Well, it shouldn’t but as we know an engagement rings represent a lot more than a necklace or pair of earrings. More »

Katie Holmes Ditching Her Fashion Show To Pick Up Suri Is Great For Her Brand

Katie Holmes Ditching Her Fashion Show To Pick Up Suri Is Great For Her Brand

Katie Holmes didn’t have an official presentation at New York Fashion Week, but her fashion line Holmes & Yang did schedule a private showing of the latest collection for press. However, the blizzard that hit New York on Friday meant early school closings for New York City kids, which includes little Miss Suri Cruise. I’m sure Holmes has a bevy of people on her staff who could have picked up her daughter, but instead she chose to do it herself and had to skip out on some of the showing to go pick her up. Holmes & Yang’s target customer is the stylish working mom, making this a great move for Katie. The press ate it up. More »

6 Ways to Save on Your Girls’ Weekend Spa Getaway

6 Ways to Save on Your Girlsâ Weekend Spa Getaway

This is a post from our friends at Money Crashers about how to enjoy a spa weekend without spending a fortune.

Last spring, my friends and I had a dream of treating ourselves to a weekend away. Unfortunately, we had a very limited budget, a huge group of 10, and did not want to sacrifice on lodging, services, or food. But in spite of these obstacles, we had a fantastic weekend and only spent around $100 per person for top-notch lodging and food.
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Becoming Marissa Mayer, Or ‘How to Lose Yourself & Alienate People’

Becoming Marissa Mayer, Or âHow to Lose Yourself & Alienate Peopleâ

In between frantic sips of your iced skinny mocha and texts to your mother asking her to please stop editing your LinkedIn page, a Google Alert pops up on your iPhone screen. There’s a new article out on Marissa Mayer, a.k.a. the CEO of Yahoo, a.k.a. your spirit animal. You look at the time and reason that the minutes you spend reading this now can be made up later; looks like “go to the bathroom” is getting pushed from your Google Calendar once again. More »

HR Mistake Of The Week: The Craziest, Most Demanding Job Description Of All Time

HR Mistake Of The Week: The Craziest, Most Demanding Job Description Of All Time

The Dalkey Archive Press is a small but influential book publisher in Illinois. The company is hiring several new staff members in its London office, and the job listing they wrote for these positions is being called “the worst job description ever” and “the world’s wackiest job listing.” Looking for a low-paying job that forbids you from having any personal or professional commitments outside the office. And don’t even think about attending a wedding in Rio, you hedonist slacker. More »

10 Career Lessons From Tory Burch

10 Career Lessons From Tory Burch

Tory Burch has been in the news a lot lately. Some if it has been about the rapid success of her company and its rumored IPO. But a lot of it has been because of her very personal and public legal battle with her ex-husband, Chris Burch, and his business venture, C.Wonder. But we have been fans of Tory since the beginning not only because of her stunning designs but because of her entrepreneurial spirit, her strong desire to help other women and the fact that she has built an internationally recognized $2 billion brand in eight short years. How does she do it?! Well, here are some lessons from Tory you can start with. More »

Inspired By Liz Lemon, 7 More Sitcom Career Women Who Got Married On TV

Inspired By Liz Lemon, 7 More Sitcom Career Women Who Got Married On TV

Last night was a big night for 30 Rock and for women who love Tina Fey (literally every single on of us): Liz Lemon got married! Fey’s unlucky-in-love heroine married her dopey yet kind boyfriend, Criss Chross, while dressed as … well, I won’t spoil it, but you can click here. NBC promoted the wedding hilariously, with a Lemon-approved Pinterest gift registry that included items like the Mentalist box set and an electric deep-fryer. But Lemon is not the only famously single sitcom lady to get married on TV. Here are 7 other career ladies who have walked down the aisle on TV.
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Alleged Herman Cain Mistress Plans Tell-All Book: ‘In Your Face, America’

Alleged Herman Cain Mistress Plans Tell-All Book: 'In Your Face, America'

There’s a rumor going around this morning that Donald Trump is about to reveal divorce papers filed (and obviously retracted) by Barack and Michelle Obama sometime over the course of their two-decade marriage. If so, this will mark a real low point in this presidential campaign. But it will won’t be the sleaziest bit of news to emerge over the course of this long election. Top honors still belongs to Republican primary candidate Herman Cain, hounded out of the campaign after a string of revelations about past accusations of sexual harassment, and an affair that was said to last 13 years. Now, Ginger White, the woman who says she was Cain’s long-term mistress, is coming forward — and she sounds pissed. “In your face, America,” she says, using a phrase that would be a pretty awesome book title. “Because you put me through hell.” More »