Why We Need to Tell Our Stories As Women of Color At Work
“What would you want someone like me to know about women of color at work?” When Gregg Stebben, host of Forbes Books Radio, asked me this question as part of my interview during #BlogHer17, something clicked. Here I was, as a working woman of color and entrepreneur, with a mission to start and continue a conversation around providing women with […]

Why We Need to Tell Our Stories As Women of Color At Work



How to prepare for a conference when you have no time, no money and no energy-2
It’s 10:24pm, you’re finishing up the laundry in the middle of the messy living room, struggling to multi-task to also pack for a conference the next day and keep the kids in bed. This is all considering that your flight the next morning is at 6am, and that you’ll have to jump out of bed by 3am to wash those […]

How to prepare for a conference when you have no time, no money and no ...




Wear to Work: Classic Pencil Skirt - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Our Wear to Work feature showcases workwear pieces in various styles and price ranges. Please note this post contains affiliates links. Combine flattering with versatile with this elegant yet fresh, classic pencil skirt in a summer-bright hue! This number is as easy is it is sophisticated, and perfect for the summer too! You can easily rock it from the meeting room […]

Wear to Work: Classic Pencil Skirt


Happy Father's Day!
Welcome to our weekly career, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and fashion news roundup! Think of it as your online watercooler/work gossip station/coffee break spot for now…Want to add anything to our list? Email us at corporate@thecorporatesister.com! It’s Father’s Day in the US! Time lists all the places where dads can eat for free on Father’s Day 2017! Black Enterprise lists the 18 best […]

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How to pick the right summer camp for your kids
In working mom (and dad) parenting lingo, summertime almost always rhymes with summer camps. Which camp to send your kid to? How to get your kid into a camp? And most importantly, which camp is right for your kids? I remember being overwhelmed at the thought of researching camps, picking one that’s right for baby daughter, and actually trusting my […]

How to pick the right summer camp for your kids


Woven shirtdress- Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Our Wear to Work feature showcases workwear pieces in various styles and price ranges. Please note this post contains affiliates links. Don’t you just love a white dress in the summer? Especially when it combines class with some surprising details in this Mossimo cinched waist woven shirtdress from Target. I love the easy fit of this short-sleeve dress, with its mesh […]

Wear to Work: Cinched Waist Woven Dress



The truth about working moms and summer vacations
“It’s summer, and the kids are out of school!”, said no working mom ever. Let’s be real, as soon as school’s out, a host of issues present themselves. As in, which camp to pick for the kids? How to secure childcare if camps don’t pan out, or in between camp seasons? How to keep the kids entertained while we’re working? […]

The truth about working moms and summer vacations


“I love Mondays”- said no one ever. Ok, actually, a very select few may…You know, the ones with the stamina and energy you envy as you’re trying to remember your login password for the fifth time this month… Starting the week after a weekend filled with errands, to-do’s, and laundry (yes laundry) can be quite daunting. Even if you’ve actually […]

How to trick your mind to love Mondays



12 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money Online-2
Summer’s here, and with the warm weather, trips to the beach, kids’ camps, vacations and other summer activities, also comes a slew of…expenses! Of course, the weather’s nicer, we want to spend more time eating and having fun outside…And of course, we end up blowing our (somewhat) tight budgets and going way over our fun (and shoe) allowance. It can […]

12 Easy Ways to Make Extra Money Online


Weekly News Roundup
Welcome to our weekly career, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and fashion news roundup! Think of it as your online watercooler/work gossip station/coffee break spot for now…Want to add anything to our list? Email us at corporate@thecorporatesister.com! In light of the recent workplace shooting in Orlando, TipHero suggests 5 self-defense tips that could save your life during a similar situation at work; Corporette lists 4 […]

Weekly News Roundup



5 Signs that Your Career Has Hit A Slump (and Not Just Because it's Summer)
You know the feeling…You’re at your desk, staring at the same screen for over an hour, desperately trying to jumble a coherent string of words together. You’re browsing social media, looking at all the people with these amazing careers who are changing the world. You’re listening to the umpteenth podcast of why you should make an impact in your work, […]

5 Signs that Your Career Has Hit A Slump (and Not Just Because it’s Summer)


Weekly News Roundup
Welcome to our weekly career, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and fashion news roundup! Think of it as your online watercooler/work gossip station/coffee break spot for now…Want to add anything to our list? Email us at corporate@thecorporatesister.com! Congrats graduates! But hey, we don’t want you to go broke, so Black Enterprise is tipping you off on everything you need to know about student loans; […]

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I’ve been talking to a lot of my girlfriends lately, from all parts of the world, about our careers. The resounding echo I get from these conversations is pretty much the same. For many, if not most of us, we’re looking for more meaning in our work. It’s not quite the grandiose mid-life crisis, filled with crazy shoe-shopping extravaganzas, trips […]

The career crisis affecting thirty-something women that no one is talking about


Summer workwear capsule
Summer is right around the corner. While most of us may be thinking days at the beach and picnics outdoors, the rest of us may be doing the Monday to Friday work “thang”. Which also means finding practical, easy and stylish ways to dress for the office or the business when temperatures are rising… But…What’s a Capsule Wardobe Anyways? If […]

How to create a 20-piece Summer Capsule Wardrobe for Work



4 Creative Ways to Make Monday Your Most Productive Day of the Week
“I love Mondays!” say very few people. I mean, you just have to look at the onslaught of #mondaymotivation tweets and social media posts around you on Mondays to realize it ain’t winning the Oscar for Favorite Day of the Week. Just sayin’… After years of waging a very public vendetta against Mondays, I finally started to make peace with […]

4 Creative Ways to Make Monday Your Most Productive Day of the Week


Good&Co App 1
Have you ever wondered what it takes to find your very own perfect career? I mean, the career that fits you like a glove, one where your skills, strengths and talents are fully utilized, and where your weaknesses are being improved every single day? Now enters Good&Co, aka “the job-hunting lovechild of e-Harmony and Linked In“. Think of it as your […]

Find Your Perfect Career with the Good & Co. app [Sponsored}



Off-the-shoulder dress - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Welcome to our weekend chat feature! Got something you want to chat about? Post it in the comments below… Happy Memorial Day! I know you’re super excited about the long week-end, and so am I! Especially when sporting this bright, cheery off-the-shoulder dress from J. Crew. Love the laid-back look of this relaxed dress, perfect for summer week-ends!     […]

Weekend Chat: Off-the-shoulder Dress


Weekly News Roundup
                      Welcome to our weekly career, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and fashion news roundup! Think of it as your online watercooler/work gossip station/coffee break spot for now…Want to add anything to our list? Email us at corporate@thecorporatesister.com! Congrats, you’ve graduated! Now what? Ellevate Network shares a few tips on your post-graduation plan; If […]

Weekly News Roundup



Olivia Pope - Photo credit: glamour.com
Embed from Getty Images Scandal’s 6th season just wrapped up a few days ago, and it’s just been announced that the show will end at Season 7 next year. I mean, saying that it’s bittersweet is an understatement… Who’s going to give me all kinds of fashion goals and awaken my swagger onThursday nights again? And how can I ever […]

Why I’m mourning the end of “Scandal” as a Black Working Woman


This article is a guest post by Phyllis Stoller.  Professional women are overworked in so many ways: inour careers, families,  volunteer work, and personal relationships.  Let’s face it, even when it comes to our personal grooming and fitness needs, we’re not dialing back either. By the time we are ready to go on vacation, we are so overdue it’s not […]

5 Ways Professional Women Sabotage Their Vacations