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Audrey Mann Cronin, Co-Founder LikeSo app
I had the pleasure of virtually meeting Audrey Mann Cronin a few months ago, and was instantly taken by her story. Audrey is the co-founder, President and Chief Marketing Officer of SayItMedia Inc., which is at the origin of the LikeSo app, aka your personal speech coach. Now if you’ve ever had a problem speaking up in public, this app […]

Woman of Impact: Audrey Mann Cronin, SayItMedia Inc


The (Ugly) Reality About Being A Mompreneur
This post is part of a Working Mom series run by The Corporate Sister in honor of Mother’ Day. So you thought this entrepreneur thing would be all glitz and glam? That you’d finally get a full 8 hours of sleep while running your empire and keeping up with your weekly facials? The life of a successful, thriving mompreneur sporting […]

The (Ugly) Reality About Being A Mompreneur



5 lessons to teach your daughter on Take Your Daughter to Work Day
When the “Take Your Daughter to Work” Day (celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April) was founded back in 1993, the point of it all was to promote gender equality. While it expanded to include sons 10 years later, there’s something about the very fact that we can show our daughters what it means to be a working woman that […]

5 lessons to teach your daughter on Take Your Daughter to Work Day


Did Your Hair Grown in A Week? and Other Things #BlackWomenatWork Still Experience-2
A few weeks ago, Twitter went into a frenzy after Congresswoman Maxine Waters and White House Reporter April Ryan were publicly attacked. Which in turn sparked real outrage over what Black women face at work, starting the very popular hashtag #BlackWomenatWork. But what this incident really did was bring to the surface the realities that a large majority of Black […]

“Did Your Hair Grow in A Week?” and Other Things #BlackWomenatWork Still Experience



7 Tips to Survive Any Toxic Work Environment-2
Bad bosses, toxic co-workers, destructive team dynamics, etc…: all these are symptoms of toxic work environments. Many of us have been victims of these types of environments, and have wondered how to keep their sanity and edges in place though it. While it may be easy to just call it quits, hop on a flight to the Bahamas and forget […]

Drama Alert! 7 Tips to Survive Any Toxic Work Environment


How to turn your hobby intoa paying business
Got a hobby?If you do, (and yes, knitting ugly Christmas sweaters or counseling your desperate friends counts), there are actually some serious chances you could be turning those hours spent unwinding into some serious cash…Or at least some pocket money to buy the shoes, hook up your tired feet with a (much needed) pedicure, or pay off those pesky student […]

Got a hobby? How to turn what you love into a paying business



The Spring Break struggle is real! 5 ideas for busy working parents to keep kids entertained on Spring Break
You know the drill…Spring break’s knocking on your working parent’s busy mind, and you start to (slightly) panic. Ok, maybe not you, the overachieving working mom over there who’s got your kids’ schedule down to the last second…But for the rest of us, aka me, myself and I, remembering that it’s violin day and which lunch bag goes into which […]

The Spring Break struggle is real! 5 ideas for busy working parents to keep kids ...


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!   This past Tuesday was #EqualPayDay! Here’s how you can celebrate #EqualPayDay all year long! Ellevate Network lists 5 ways you can help reduce the gender wage […]

Weekly News Roundup



It's #EqualPayDay! Here's what YOU can do to celebrate!
Happy #EqualPayDay everyone! Well, kind of…Every time #EqualPayDay rolls around, I kinda get this gut reaction initially, that says something like: “Should I clap, get the protest placards out, or just bury my head in a giant tub of sea salt caramel ice cream?” I mean, after all, yes, #EqualPayDay has been on our radar (an calendars) since 1996 when […]

It’s #EqualPayDay! Here’s what YOU can do to celebrate!


3 Quick and Painless Tips to Spring Clean Your Social Media Presence
              Have you ever looked at all your social media platforms, and just wanted to go lay down with a  giant tub of ice cream? I know the feeling…Every so often, especially in the spring (because: spring cleaning time!),  I try and take a dive into my social media to do some serious cleaning […]

3 Quick and Painless Tips to Spring Clean Your Social Media Presence



How to survive a computer crash when you're tech adverse
So it happened! The cup tipped over, and the coffee spilled all over my ol’ faithful Mac. I mean, all over…Right in the middle of my article! I was having a good morning too…And right there, in front of my horrified eyes, the screen sputters, and goes black…Worst nightmare! And of course, I wasn’t prepared… Who’s ever prepared anyways? It […]

 How to survive a computer crash when you’re tech adverse 


Photo credit: mybrownbaby.com
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! Happy April! The Glassdoor Blog lists 20 companies hiring like crazy this month; In major news this week, the New York Times recounts Bill O’Reilly’s attack on […]

Weekly News Roundup



March is Credit Card Education Month
March is  Credit Card Education Month, and The Corporate Sister is partnering with Fundera to provide vital information on what it takes to guarantee your credit card success as a small business owner. Fundera’s mission is to get small business owners the financing they need to grow, which also happens to be one of the biggest challenge for entrepreneurs. As a relatively […]

March is Credit Card Education Month: How to Guarantee Your Credit Card Success


Lady Project Summit 2017 Recap 1
“You don’t have to have it all figured out before you dive in” – Lisa Jakub And so started this’ year’s Lady Project summit, which I had the pleasure of attending for the first time this past week-end in Providence, RI. And all I can say is ah-mazing! From the emotional opening keynote by writer Lisa Jakub, to Governor Gina Raymondo’s […]

The Lady Project Summit 2017 Recap



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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 lists 25 amazing companies hiring in all 50 states now; Is it time to ask for a promotion? Ask A Manager has an answer […]

Weekly News Roundup


Ask A CPA: What tax deductions should I consider if I'm self-employed?
Our Ask A CPA feature answers to questions frequently asked to CPAs. As a CPA, I love to answer these for our readers. Got a question? Email me at corporate@thecorporatesister.com! Q: I’m self-employed, and am not sure which deductions I can take on my tax return. Can you help? A: If you’re self-employed these days, you’re in excellent company. Roughly […]

Ask A CPA: What tax deductions should I consider if I’m self-employed?



4 tips to spring clean your linked profile
If you haven’t been motivated so far to dig into some of your old career profiles, Spring may just be the time to do it! If you’ve already tackled your resume, then your good ol’ Linked In profile may be next. Related: 4 tips to spring clean your resume   This is especially relevant as Linked In has just re-designed […]

4 Easy Tips to Spring Clean Your Linked In Profile in Under An Hour


To Many Returns of the Happy Hour!
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! Happy St Pattys’ Day! Business Insider lists the 25 best Irish pubs in America; The Corporate Sister lists 4 tips to spring clean your resume (plus a […]

Weekly News Roundup



Theory Serah tie top - Photo credit: shopstyle.com
Every now and then, you stumble on a piece of workwear that makes you all giddy inside…Ok, not always, but when it happens, like with this Serah tie top from Shopbop, you just thank the gods of workwear, give up your credit card and call it a good workwear shopping day. Right? I love how the simplicity of this chic […]

Wear to Work: Serah Tie Top


4 Tips to Spring Clean Your Resume
Out with the old, in with the new…Spring‘s in the air, and we’re looking to replace the old with new pronto… And when it comes to your career, one of the things that can always benefit from a serious dust-up every now and then, without tons of time, energy or money investment, is your resume. I don’t know about you, […]

4 Tips to Spring Clean Your Resume