Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Meeting Notes

Meeting Notes is a weekly feature. Here we will dish on tidbits, news, and important things we think Working Girls should know. So scroll down to hear what we think you should glean from this work week.
  • Things not to do during your summer newspaper internship: Plagiarize. Colorado Springs Gazette intern, Hailey Mac Arthur, took passages from a New York Times article, used them in an article for the paper and was caught. [via Gawker]
  • Want to make some moolah? Become a pharmacist. They have highest median wage for all female workers. [Forbes via Jezebel]
  • The AP recently sent it's employee's guidelines for social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. It outlines several things including: managers cannot "friend" their employees on Facebook but employees may "friend" their bosses and they'd love it if employees could put links to AP stories on Twitter. [via Gawker]
  • Many of us Working Girls are cooking for one every night. Need some cooking inspiration? Check out What We Eat When We Eat Alone, a book that includes some interesting recipes for one. What do I eat when I eat alone? Mayonnaise Sandwiches (must be Hellman's). Told you it was interesting. [via Serious Eats]
  • We aren't the only Working Girls in town. Karen Burns is the ultimate Working Girl, she's had over 50 jobs! She had some questions for us and we happily answered. [via Karen Burns Working Girl]

12 comments:

Michelle said...

Hoooollld on... "managers cannot friend their employees, but employees can friend their bosses."

Isn't that the same thing? LOL.

Lauren Jade said...

love your blog! :D very cool insight as a young women trying to break into the marketing/ PR field. :D Thanks!!

Working Girl said...

Hey, I just met yet another Working Girl today---Kathy Charlton of Working Girl Wines (I believe you mentioned her and her wine in a blog post a while back). She is wonderful. A terribly talented marketer and businesswoman. I was in awe.

~Mary said...

do you working girls ever read any books by Sophie Kinsella? All her books are about working girls, and romance! What's not to like!
I've recently reviewed some of my her books on:
www.thesweetbookshelf.blogspot.com

But I think they are SOOO working girl!!!!

The Traveling Circus said...

how does plagiarizing from one of the most well known newspapers while your an intern(or any rank really) seem like a good idea?

The Novelista Barista said...

lol these are true...
def dont plagiarize in that situation!!!

Working Girl Two said...

Working Girl - I would LOVE to meet Kathy. Her wines are amazing - the design, how she markets them, everything.

We should have a Working Girl roundtable!

Working Girl Two said...

mary - yes, i love sophie kinsella. she has a new book coming out that i can't wait to read...or maybe it's old? twenties girl? it looks so cute!

Working Girl Two said...

Michelle - managers can't friend someone they manage, but if i wanted to friend my boss or manager then i could. does that make more sense? haha

Dionne said...

How crazy is that plagiarist? I can't believe she never expected to get caught!

LawGirl said...

I'll have to check out that book...I could use some creative dinner ideas for one!

xtinagirl said...

I knew it! I should have pursued pharmacy instead of nursing :]

-xtina
www.thisisxtina.blogspot.com