Wear to Work: Leah Cap Toe Pumps - Photo credit: shopbop.com
Our Wear to Work feature presents various pieces of workwear at different price ranges and sizes. These soft leather Sam Edelman cap toe pumps from Shopbop are perfect to transition from Summer to Fall. The slingback straps with insert elastic and buckle closure are flattering and practical. The covered block heel is as comfortable as it’s practical. They’re $120 at Shopbop. […]

Wear to Work: Leah Cap Toe Pumps



7 Steps to Transition to the Career You Want
You may have been thinking about transitioning to the career you want to work in. You may even have started taking a few steps to look into it. However, transitioning to a dream career is an important, and critical process. I recently made the leap to the career I really want, from corporate life to being a full-time writer and […]

7 Steps To Transition to the Career You Want


Coffee Break: Help! My friend and I are competing for the same job!
Our Coffee Break features answers to everyday work-related questions (otherwise known as watercooler/coffee break talk)! Send us your questions at corporate@thecorporatesister.com! Q: My friend and I work in the same department, and are really close. An opening just became available in our team, and we’re both vying for the same position. However, I’m afraid this will ruin our friendships. What […]

Coffee Break: My friend and I are competing for the same job!



Coffee Break: My co-workers won’t stop spreading gossip about me and I don’t know how to confront them!
Q: Some of my co-workers have been spreading false gossip about me. I’m aware of what’s happening, and highly upset about it. However, I’m trying to maintain my professional demeanor and not openly confront them in the office. I don’t have any tangible proof of this, and also fear retaliation.   A: Dear “GossipVictim”, This reminds me of one instance […]

Coffee Break: My co-workers won’t stop spreading gossip about me and I don’t know how ...


Wear to Work: Striped Poplin Twist Top - Photo credit: anntaylor.com
Our Wear to Work feature presents various pieces of workwear at different price ranges and sizes. We always need an easy, crisp poplin top for work we can pull out at any moment, like this striped poplin twist front top from Ann Taylor. I love the flattering twist on the front that adds a modern touch to an otherwise chic […]

Wear to Work: Poplin Twist Front Top



Coffee Break: Can I promote my side hustle at work?
Our Coffee Break features answers to everyday work-related questions (otherwise known as watercooler/coffee break talk)! Send us your questions at corporate@thecorporatesister.com! Q: I have a side hustle that I love. I want to start promoting it at work to my colleagues and friends. Is it OK or am I crossing some ethical/human resources line here?   A: Dear “Side Hustler”, […]

Coffee Break: Can I promote my side hustle at work?


Wear to Work: Seersucker Skirt Suit - Photo credit: macys.com
Our Wear to Work feature presents various pieces of workwear at different price ranges and sizes. A well-tailored, flattering suit is a must-have in any corporate wardrobe. I especially like this LeSuit seersucker skirt suit from Macy’s, with eye-catching details such as a curved shawl collar and slimming piped princess seams. The pencil skirt hits right above the knee, for […]

Wear to Work: Seersucker Skirt Suit



Coffee Break: My co-worker is so loud I can't focus!
Our Coffee Break features answers to everyday work-related questions (otherwise known as watercooler/coffee break talk)! Send us your questions at corporate@thecorporatesister.com! Q: My co-worker is incredibly loud! She talks on the phone most of the day, and the volume of her conversations beats anything I may be listening to. When she’s not talking on the phone, she’s interacting with other […]

Coffee Break: My co-worker is so loud I can’t focus!


Wear to Work: Ruffle Sleeve Sheath Dress - Photo credit: nordstrom.com
Our Wear to Work feature presents various pieces of workwear at different price ranges and sizes. A sleek sheath dress is always in style, in and out of the office. This Eliza J Ruffle Sleeve Sheath Dress combines a playful edge with a winning classic look. The fitted waistline is flattering on all shapes, while the ruffle sleeves help balance […]

Wear to Work: Ruffle Sleeve Sheath Dress



Career transitions myths
Career transitions are hard. It’s not easy changing jobs, being relocated or jumping into a new career. It’s especially true when it affects our work. Considering we spend the majority of our time at work, change in our careers can be destabilizing. Career transitions have always been challenging for me. I get attached to people and places. As a result, […]

7 Myths About Career Transitions That Are Keeping You Stuck


WEAR TO WORK_NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE
I always look forward to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale to snatch some fashion goodies, especially in the Wear to Work area. This year is certainly no exception! The Anniversary Sale Early Access is currently on until July 20, which means you’ll be able to find brand-new arrivals at super sales prices. As far as Wear to Work picks, overall, there […]

Wear to Work: Nordstrom Anniversary Sale



4 Steps to Creating your Wordpress Blog with Bluehost 2
Please note this post may contain affiliate links.  I’m often asked how I started my blog, and how challenging it really is to get started blogging. Let me first start by saying that starting a blog does not require you to be a technical wizard. When it comes to technical skills, I’m more on the challenged end of the spectrum. I […]

4 Steps to Creating Your WordPress Blog with Bluehost


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! Ellevate Network shares 5 ingenious ways to build your brand for a future without jobs; Want to know your dream job? Fast Company advises you take these […]

Weekly News Roundup



Weekly News Roundup
via GIPHY 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! This week we celebrated Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. Fortune encourages us to talk about it; Did you take your vacation this year? The HR […]

Weekly News Roundup


Wear to Work: Gemini Link Tote - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Our Wear to Work feature presents workwear selections in various sizes and prices. If you're a bag lady like myself (I see you out there), you know how important it is to have a bag that can accommodate all your stuff your entire life. Like this Tory Butch Gemini tote…. This tote is your perfect work companion, with its extra […]

Wear to Work: Gemini Link Tote



7 tips to successfully work with your first intern
TCS welcomed its very first intern, and can I say she’s simply amazing! In addition to being a huge help, she’s also full of great ideas and insights! One of the great advantages is also that through her, I get to revisit what it means to successfully work with interns, especially with your first intern. I remember being an intern […]

7 Tips to Successfully Work With Your First Intern


Wear to Work: Colorblock Sheath Dress - Photo credit: whitehouseblackmarket.com
Our Wear to Work feature presents workwear selections in a range of styles, sizes and prices.  If you’re looking for a head-turner in your work wardrobe, this is it! This color block sheath dress from White House Black Market is an absolute stunner! It’s perfect for any day in the office, and transitions perfectly to a networking event in the […]

Wear to Work: Colorblock Sheath Dress



3 rituals you MUST do to start your day in power
How would you like to start your day feeling energized, powerful and filled with stamina? Instead of dragging yourself out of bed, barely able to make it through the morning with your usual (massive) intake of caffeine. I know the feeling…Although I enjoy early mornings, getting up with energy and stamina after two kids, unending laundry and loads of work […]

3 rituals you MUST do to start your day in power


Photo credit: http://www.bit.com.auPhoto credit: http://www.bit.com.au
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! Did you get a new job? Recruiting Blogs gives you tips to read a contract agreement: Want to snatch a promotion before the end of the year? […]

Weekly News Roundup



Kids' Backpack with Monsters - Photo credit: J. Crew 2
It's that time of the year again! Back-to-school season is in full swing, and with it what I like to call the "backpack fever". The other day, my little one pointed out the fact that his backpack's zipper was broken, so here we go! In my household, it's a tradition to shop for new backpacks at the start of the […]

Back to School Time! 10 Original Backpacks Your Kids Will Love


Wear to Work: Tailored Suit
    Our Wear to Work feature presents pieces of workwear for women at work at various price and style ranges. I've been on the hunt for tailored, modern suits that don't take me back to the "Working Girl" era (no offense). Suits like this tailored number from J. Crew! I absolutely love the easy fit of this suit in […]

Wear to Work: Tailored Suit



Have a Side Hustle? 4 Things You Should Consider
In this new economy, workers no longer expect to retire from the company at which they started their careers. Instead, people are moving from employer to employer and often participating in the gig economy. The gig economy, as defined by Investopedia.com, is characterized by temporary flexible jobs performed by independent contractors, freelancers, or consultants (side hustles). Independent contractor, freelancer, and […]

Have a Side Hustle? 4 Business and Legal Aspects You Should Consider


Wear to Work: Cold Shoulder Dress
Our Wear to Work feature presents pieces of workwear for women at work at various price and style ranges. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is still going on and there are still some amazing finds out there! This Eliza J cold should dress is perfect for the office and after-hours, adding just the right touch of je-ne-sais-quoi to your workwear. This fitted […]

Wear to Work: Cold Shoulder Dress