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Shaving for Success: Women, Work, and How to Dance on the Two-Edged Sword of Likeability

I remember when I was eleven years old and begged my mother to let me start shaving my legs. That, I thought, would be a true symbol that I was becoming a woman. Fast forward to this article by law professor Joan C. Williams in the August 16, 2019, New York Times opinion section entitled “How Women Can Escape the Likeability Trap.”

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Experiencing Age Discrimination? Feeling Invisible? Try These Solutions.

Issue 103 — August 5, 2019 My friend Dede Thompson Bartlett is a very accomplished woman. Former Vice President of Corporate Affairs Programs for Altria and Corporate Secretary of Mobil Corporation and President of Mobil Foundation at a time when few women reached those heights, Dede has a powerful presence, as though she could walk into a corporate boardroom anywhere and go right to the head of the table.

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What To Wear: Office Temps, Dress Codes, What’s Just Right?

Who knows what business casual is anyway. And when the temps outside rise, it seems the temps inside turn frigid—thanks to air conditioning—making your wardrobe needs split between getting to and from work, and staying at work.

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Plan A: Why Women Need To Lead Their Financial Futures

The P word trips most women up concerning their finances, and it’s the word many fear: Plan. Beth Kljajic, a Chicago-based financial services professional with New York Life Insurance, says most women from Millennials to Baby Boomers are not prepared financially for the costs of retirement or healthcare later in life

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