Celebrate boss moms this national Boss's Day
By Lauren Smith Brody In honor of National Boss Day, The Corporate Sister is pleased to share this article by Lauren Smith Brody, author of “The Fifth Trimester”. In this article, Lauren Smith Brody has partnered with Total Wireless to share her tips for successful working moms.  Did you know that today (October 16) is National Boss’s Day? Here’s my […]

Celebrate Boss Moms this National Boss's Day



TCS Podcast Episode 10
Welcome to Episode #10 of the newly re-branded Corporate Sister Podcast! In this episode, we’re all about Girl Power Networking, or successful networking for busy working women! In a world where the perks of networking seem to be reserved to men, we as working women have to start claiming our spot in the room. It starts with leveraging the power […]

TCS010: Girl Networking Power


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!     October 10th was World Mental Health Day. Evil Hr Lady advises us on how to work when depressed; Want to start a singing career? Recruiting […]

Weekly News Roundup



Workwear: Cashmere Belted Sweater - Photo credit: anntaylor.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. Ok, people, Fall is officially here and the chill in the air is here to remind us to get our sweaters ready. Hence our very Fall-ish workwear pick, this Ann Taylor cashmere belted sweater. The refined quality of this classic cashmere is perfectly paired with […]

Workwear: Cashmere Belted Sweater


7 Rules to Successfully Network as an Introvert
I’m an introvert. Which also means that the way I’m set up, crowded places filled with strangers and small talk don’t exactly agree with me. When it comes to networking, it seems the stage is open and reserved for extroverts. You know, those who can start small talk about just anything and look comfortable in pretty much any setting…Hence the […]

7 Rules to Successfully Network as an Introvert



Workwear: Plaid Flounce Dress - Photo credit: loft.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. Fall is the perfect season for plaid! I love this sweet and smart plaid knit flounce dress from Loft. The easy fit and flattering silhouette are perfect for work and beyond. It’s available in Black, and in sizes XXS to XXL at Loft. It’s $79.50 […]

Workwear: Plaid Flounce Dress


Bumble Bizz app - Photo credit: thebeehive.bumblebee.com
As a working woman, how would you like to have a secure space for yourself and other fellow women to discuss your careers? What if you could bypass the rampant sexism, discrimination and good ol’ “Old Boys Club” that still very much exists in our businesses and organizations? What if you could call the shots when it comes to your […]

This app lets working women network safely



THE CORPORATE SISTERPODCAST
Welcome to episode #9 of the newly re-branded Corporate Sister podcast! In this episode, we’re all about re-booting our careers, more specifically our resumes, as we enter the last quarter of 2017! In this episode, I’m discussing 5 tips to re-engineer your resume for the career you want!   What you’ll learn/listen to/enjoy in this episode: How to use your […]

TCS 009: How to Reboot Your Resume


10 Best Resume Templates for the Career You Want
Resumes is one of the most critical tools in making a first impression on a potential employer or recruiter. If you’ve created your own, you may know that there are a number of templates out there. From super professional to creative resumes, there are many templates available. Before you even set out to look for the perfect resume template for […]

10 Best Resume Templates for the Career You Want



Workwear: Three-quarter sleeve perfect shirt - Photo credit: jcrew.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. I love my basics, and there’s nothing more basic (and unforgettable) than this J. Crew three-quarter sleeve perfect shirt for work and beyond. It’s borrowed from the boys, but perfectly tailored for women like you with a slimming, feminine fit. It also helps that there’s […]

Workwear: Three-quarter sleeve perfect shirt


5 RESUME TIPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS
As an entrepreneur, you also get to be part of teams in which you need to show your strengths and weaknesses. This makes the interview and hiring process critical, which also means that your resume has to be up to par. If you’re an entrepreneur looking to craft a relevant resume for potential startup and other entrepreneurial opportunities, here are […]

5 Resume Tips for Entrepreneurs



5 tips to adjust your resume for the career you want
If you’ve been working for some time, or even if you’ve just started your career, then you know that your career evolves with time. Whether you change jobs, remain at the same company, or start and grow your business, work evolves.  If you already have a resume, then you also know that just as your career, it’s a living, breathing […]

5 Tips to Adjust your Resume for the Career you Want


Why we need to stop hiding as women of color at work 2
As women of color, we often happen to be the only ones in the room in our workplaces. Which makes us more noticeable, but interestingly enough, also more prone to hiding at work. As double minorities, being women and being of color, it’s easy to tell ourselves that we don’t belong or don’t fit in to professional environments mostly made […]

Why We Need to Stop Hiding as Women of Color at Work



12 Best Planners for Working Women 2
Please note this post may contain affiliate links. With back-to-school in full swing, I’ve been indulging in my obsession with planners. I’ve discussed in a previous post how much I love anything having to do with office supplies (read more on: 28 Best Sites for Office Supplies). As I’m going from one office supply store to the other, both online […]

12 Best Planners for Working Women


28 Best Sites for Office Supplies
I’ve always been addicted to office supplies. I remember as a kid looking forward to back-to-school trips at our local office supply stores with such anticipation and excitement. As a working woman and mom, I still look forward to the back-to-school, and other occasional online and offline trips to satisfy my office supply addiction. 28 Best Sites for Office Supplies […]

28 Best Sites for Office Supplies



4 Steps to Creating your Wordpress Blog with Bluehost 4
                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 […]

4 Steps to Creating Your WordPress Blog with Bluehost


HOW TO MAKE MORE MONEY BLOGGING_A REVIEW OF THE MAKING SENSE OF AFFILIATE MARKETING COURSE 1
Please note this post may contain affiliate links. Update: For just a few days, from Thursday, August 17th to Sunday, August 20th, 2017, you can get $28 off from the price of the Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing course. Use the code AUGUST28SALE2017 to save on this course, but only if you purchase it using the one-time purchase plan I’m all about […]

How to Make More Money Blogging : A Review of the Making Sense of Affiliate ...



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!     Here are 23 companies hiring like crazy in October; Bad performance review? No problem. The Muse tips you off on how to repair your reputation […]

Weekly News Roundup


Workwear: Wool Suit - Photo credit: bananarepublic.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. I like my suits professional yet fun, like this inverted-collar lightweight wool number from Banana Republic. It’s a nice alternative to the traditional suit, yet one that lends comfort and versatility to your work wardrobe. The lightweight wool is perfect from season to season, while […]

Workwear: Lightweight Wool Suit



Workwear: Tweed Shift Dress - Photo credit: saksoff5th.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. This Karl Lagerfeld tweed tiered dress from Saks Off 5th is my new Fall crush. The frayed trim at the neckline and cuffs, as well as the tassel belt detail mix classic chic with modern edge. I also love the flattering split neckline on this elegant […]

Workwear: Tweed Dress


#NeverThrowAway: Celebrate National Consignment Day by Making Smart Fashion Choices
Disclosure: I have partnered with The Real Real to discuss making smart fashion choices through the power of consignment shopping. Fall is one of my favorite times to “refresh” my wardrobe. By this, I mean (graciously) letting go of the clothes and shoes I keep hoping to “magically” fit in one day when my stomach gets flat again. In the […]

#NeverThrowAway: Celebrate National Consignment Day by Making Smart Fashion Choices



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!   The Glassdoor Blog shares these 31 companies that are hiring like crazy in October; This week, The Corporate Sister discusses why we need to stop hiding […]

Weekly News Roundup


Workwear: Marisa Ottoman Dress - Photo credit: bodenusa.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. Who said the LRD is not the new LBD? Not me. This Marisa Ottoman Dress from Boden is the perfect go-to dress to throw on for a successful day at the office. I love the retro vintage look of the collar on this otherwise impossibly […]

Workwear: Marisa Ottoman Dress



Workwear: Herringbone Peplum Jacket - Photo credit: anntaylor.com
Our Workwear feature presents various pieces of work-appropriate attire at different price ranges and sizes. ‘Tis the season for elegant, streamlined jackets! This herringbone peplum jacket from Ann Taylor is perfect for the office or on week-ends, and adds a touch of sophistication to any outfit. The custom tailoring is ultra flattering, while the long button-open sleeves lend versatility to […]

Workwear: Herringbone Peplum Jacket


7 Questions You Must Ask to Build a Powerful Career Brand
“Your brand is what people say when you’re not in the room” – Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon.   When we think of brands, we often think of big names like Pepsi, Coca Cola, or Amazon. We think of what distinguishes these big companies from their competitors, and makes us as consumers choose one over the others? In […]

7 Questions You Must Ask To Build A Powerful Career Brand