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June 25, 2014
By Rodeena Stephens Summer is here, and employees are inclined to wear clothing — shorts, sheer tops, mini skirts — that may be inappropriate for the office. The result can be an increase in inappropriate behavior. “Every business should have, at...
June 25, 2014
Wise professionals and conservative dressers alike know that wearing a cute strapless dress with flip-flops does not say “professional employee.” But what crosses the line? Michele Obama made the sleeveless dress appropriate. But crop tops seen...
June 24, 2014
Women must hone their negotiation skills to achieve long-term success. However, a joint survey — sponsored by NYWICI and Marie Claire magazine on women’s attitudes toward workplace negotiation — underscores that acquiring negotiation skills is a...
June 23, 2014
From rebranding yourself with distinction and negotiating a salary, to resume coaching and using Linkedin to find your next job, the 11 tables and their facilitators had career advice for every woman of every age and at every stage of her career at...
June 20, 2014
From the lost art of writing and a million dollar app that says "Yo," to Terry Richardson's cover story and menstrual marketing, here are the best links of the week. Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne...
June 18, 2014
Gloria Steinem is a feminist icon. But Steinem, a writer at heart  — and 1971 NYWICI Matrix Awards winner  —  told an audience of rapt New York City teens that she sees life “as one big editorial meeting." The young women just finished a school...
June 13, 2014
We have become a culture that embraces overdoing it: binging. Be it television watching or clubbing, “binging satisfies a craving,” says Jonathan Price, co-founder of Empire Biscuit, a restaurant featuring biscuits and toppings in Manhattan's East...
June 13, 2014
​Jill Abramson's next move, 30 things to do for your career by 30, advice from women leaders in tech, and more in this weeks's roundup! Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen, January Green, Courtney...
June 11, 2014
Digital natives with exposure to technology from a young age are on top of trends. But analyze their communication skills and there is likely a lack of depth, more sharing than creating and fewer genuine interpersonal interactions.  Preliminary...
June 10, 2014
Your style as a woman does matter in negotiation. Not the cut of your blazer, but your psychological tact, and how it cuts a path to mutual agreement. Yet adjusting for gender, personality, culture and more in negotiation can backfire, because for...
June 9, 2014
While 90% of consumers want a relationship with brands they care about, only 10% of brands want to engage with consumers, says Deidre H. Campbell, EVP, Financial and Professional Services Sector Lead at Edelman.  The good news: Your personal and...
June 6, 2014
Lego will launch a female scientist series, obituaries in the internet era, Apple gives users Stockholm Syndrome, and more in this week's must reads round up.​ Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's contributors: Suzanne Cohen,...
June 5, 2014
Saying thank you is in vogue. Gratitude is being touted as the new key to success. Giving thanks is popping up among the top things to do the minute you wake up and right before you sign off for the night. But to me, thank you has always been in...
June 4, 2014
Technology-aided communication is so ramped up, we don’t know what to say on what gadget. NYWICI is surveying members in partnership with BlogHer on the subject, and addressed crucial issues at hand our panel "The Future of Communications" on...
May 30, 2014
From The World's Most Powerful Women and Ad Age's Women to Watch, to recaps from #YesAllWomen and remembering Maya Angelou and Mary Kay Ash, this week's must reads has the best of the web. Curated by Brittany Hennessy Many thanks to this week's...

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