3 Steps to Evaluate Your Career at Mid-Year
You’ve set all these goals for yourself at the beginning of the year. Before you know it, we’re way past mid-year, and in between, all those career resolutions are right there with your unused gym membership. I know the feeling. I love making plans and setting goals for the future. The challenge, like with everyone, comes when it’s time to […]

3 Steps to Evaluate Your Career at Mid-Year


Weekly news update - Photo: http://nappyheadedblackgirl.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! Are you under the spell of the summer productivity slump? Recruiter provides 10 tips to beat it; Wondering whether you’re on the right career path? Thought Catalog […]

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How the gift of education took me halfway across the world
  Growing up in Senegal (West Africa), I’ve always loved learning. Anything education-related, from shiny new notebooks to large academic books, had me doing a (mental) happy dance. I guess you could say I was a nerd, pink glasses, heavy backpack and all… As the second girl in a single-parent family, I had learnt very early on to treasure the […]

How the Gift of Education Took me Halfway Across the World


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



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 was my birthday, and on The Corporate Sister, we were all about original ways to celebrate your birthday at work; Glassdoor lists 13 companies that […]

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4 Original Ways to Celebrate Birthdays at Work
Anyone who knows me, knows I’m (very) serious about birthdays (maybe a tad much). As in, I take the whole month to celebrate mine (don’t judge me), and remind my friends and family of the BIG day ahead of time. After all, birthdays are special! Except many times, the whole birthday thing happens at work. As in, in a corner […]

4 Original Ways to Celebrate Birthdays at Work



4 Simple Hacks to Use on Sunday to Be Productive All Week
Monday’s not exactly every one’s favorite day. There goes your fun and relaxing weekend, easily replaced with a load of to-do’s and deadlines to meet. During the summer months, Mondays are even harder to anticipate, as weekends are usually spent having fun and being on a mini-vacations. As much as you may love your job, switching from bathing suit to […]

4 Simple Hacks to Use on Sunday to Be Productive All Week


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! It’s summer, and the Lindsay Pollak blog is telling us all about #summergoals; Managing people you don’t like? The Evil HR Lady suggests a few tips to […]

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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


Nothing like an easy short-sleeve dress that you can sport with heels and sandals alike in the summer. Like this Calvin Klein short-sleeved block striped panel dress from Lord & Taylor, which combines ease and elegance from the office to the after-hours barbecue. The classic round neck and short sleeves are enhanced by the block striped panels highlighting this chic […]

Wear to Work: Striped Panel Dress



How to Make Friends and Influence People in A Co-working Space
If you’re an entrepreneur or a remote worker, you may have visited or used a co-working space. Actually, it appears that people who use them do thrive more than people working in regular office spaces. From seeing their work as more meaningful to feeling part of a community and having more job control, people in co-working spaces just seem to […]

How to Make Friends and Influence People in A Co-working Space


Gumdrop by Goodshop
Please note this post may contain affiliate links and I may be compensated if you click on the included links. I love to shop, that’s no secret (you can ask the hubby!). Yet, I’m also quite on the frugal side when it comes to stretching my dollar. While at the #BlogHer17 conference last week, I learnt of a wonderful way […]

Shop For A Cause With GumDrop by Goodshop



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!  I just came back from the amazing BlogHer17 conference and it was everything! Read my recap here! Black Enterprise reveals Oberlin College picked African-American visionary Carmen Twillie […]

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At the BlogHer17 conference 2
This year, I attended my very first BlogHer conference in Orlando, after being encouraged to do so by my dear mentor Danyelle (check her out at The Cubicle Chick). The BlogHer conference is one of the biggest gatherings of content creators, social media influencers, and entrepreneurs in the US, garnering an attendance of over 2,000 women content creators every year […]

The Power of Being In the Room: 6 Powerful Lessons I Learnt from the #BlogHer17 ...



Why We Need to Tell Our Stories As Women of Color At Work 2
“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



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


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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