workplace

Being a Black woman in the workplace is a mixed bag. Sometimes it means being on your grind and outshining everyone else because you’ve been running things. That often means working twice as hard and even when you outshine, still only getting half the recognition you deserve. Sometimes it means dealing with the double jeopardy […]

Annoying coworkers can ruin the workplace...don't be one of them!

Sometime’s we do feel just like those song lyrics, “I’m Every Woman…” Marketers are taping into our power for their brands. Check this out!      

A well-stocked desk could keep your professional look on point, and we’ve come up with a few must-have items for your workplace beauty arsenal. We’ve all…

Lacking confidence on the job may be predicated by many triggers. For most people, the first couple of months on a new job brings forth…

It’s no secret that the glass ceiling is still holding a lot of women back from achieving everything they need to at work. So it’s…

My very first email address was ‘toocool4u’. My boyfriend’s was ‘ilovethenets’, then ‘gojasonkidd’ and my brother’s was ‘singthebongsong’. At the time all (or so we thought at 15) very funny and pretty damn cool. We were wrong. Very, very wrong. Email addresses aren’t something that most people probably consider too closely when applying for jobs, […]

Debrahlee Lorenzana, the woman who was fired from Citicorp after men in the office were distracted by her assets, apparently loves going under the knife and is reported saying “It’s the best thing that’s ever happened to me.” Plastic surgery seems to be a pastime of hers, as she is getting her fourth bout of […]

VIA MICROSOFT: Like it or not, office romances happen. Often. Most employers, from globetrotting CEOs to neighborhood shop owners, are bound to encounter a workday moment when the rumor about an employee couple rises to the level of confirmed entanglement. In fact, office affairs seem to be on the rise. The majority of HR professionals […]

VIA CAREER BUILDER: There are certain pieces of workplace advice — show up to work on time and avoid gossiping about your boss or co-workers, for example — that are never debated. No one will argue against them, and it’s necessary to follow them to advance your career. Other rules, however, are more flexible. In […]

VIA YAHOO FINANCE: A big part of maintaining the boss-employee relationship is to never allow a boss to think you dislike your work, are incapable of doing it, or–worse–consider it beneath you.These sound like no-brainers, but many statements heard commonly around the workplace violate these basic rules. Looking for an example? Here are seven heard […]

VIA MARIE CLAIRE: You can be fired for just about any reason, from maintaining a closet Marlboro habit to sporting a “Yes We Can” bumper sticker. (The exceptions: It is illegal to terminate on the basis of race, gender, age, or religion.) That’s the startling conclusion of Lewis Maltby’s eyebrow-raising Can They Do That? Retaking […]