Topic: secretaries

RIP: The Hardest-Working Woman At Playboy

RIP: The Hardest-Working Woman At Playboy

Women who work for Playboy are not exactly known for their long shelf life: Hotties at 21 are notties by 30 in the men’s magazine’s oh-so-enlightened view. That’s what makes Mary O’Connor‘s career so fascinating. She was the one woman Hugh Hefner kept around for decade after decade, until death. Nope, not his wife. His secretary. More »

Legal Secretaries Would Rather Work For Men Than Women

Legal Secretaries Would Rather Work For Men Than Women

According to a new survey, out of 142 legal secretaries working at larger law firms in 2009, not one expressed a preference for working with a female partner. Asked whether they preferred to work for male or female partners or associates, 35% preferred working for male partners, 15% preferred working for male associates, 3% preferred working for female associates, none preferred working for female partners, and 47% had no opinion. Ninety-five percent of the legal secretaries who responded to the online survey were women. More »