Friday, January 30, 2009

Meeting Notes

Meeting Notes is a weekly feature. Here we will dish on tidbits, news, and important things we think you Working Girls should know. So scroll down to hear what we think you should glean from this work week.
  • Interns: Pay up! - Not only are parents paying for college, they are now paying for internships. According to the Wall Street Journal, a number of parents have resorted to internship placement programs and charity programs to help their college-aged children find internships. These programs cost anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars. One charity received $12,000 in exchange for a one week internship at a music production company. It may sound like something for rich kids but many of the people quoted say that's not true.
  • The City 2 - Season one is barely underway and MTV has already renewed the series for a second season. Looks like we'll have a lot more Whitney to look forward to. Any by Whitney, I mean Duncan. (Editor's Note: this week's The City recap will be posted this weekend.)
  • Corporate Attire - WG2 and I cried ourselves to sleep when we noticed we were nominated for any Bloggies (just kidding!). But we did find some new blogs that we love! One of them is Corporette - "a fashion and lifestyle blog for overachieving chicks." In the few days I've been following these Working Girls, they've had some great workplace fashion finds and I love it!
  • You Deserve it! - Your job that is. Some women in the workplace think that someone else may deserve their job more than they do. For women who have a hard time promoting themselves, Shelly Banjo of the Wall Street Journal put together some useful advice.
  • Banker GF's - Think your life is tough in these economic times? At least your not dating a banker and lost your monthly shopping allowance. The girls of DABA (Dating a Banker Anonymous) have it tough these days and they've created quite the buzz in New York. While it's slightly annoying to hear them complain about having fewer Manolos, the recession is affecting everyone's lifestyle and it's interesting to see their perspective. 

3 comments:

Linda Famularcano said...

Note to self: Do not date a banker. Oh and I love your blog.. I so think you should get a Bloggie (^_^)

Skywalker said...

Thanks for fashion reference and hell and internships are for experience not for bribing someone to babysit your kid.

Mishi said...

I just watched the City for the first time yesterday. I love it! Admittedly, I love it for all of the bitchy-ness that goes on, and how hot the guys are and that's it. But really, is there anything else I'm supposed to be paying attention to on that show?