Wednesday, November 11, 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.

  • While I should probably start this by saying this site is totally unethical, I have to also admit that I love it. The website Expense a Steak helps you generate fake receipts when you're in a bind for spending too much at your work lunch - the receipts even look crumpled! [Cup of Jo]
  • Careerwoman.com recently revealed new survey results that showed the top 5 reasons women change jobs. In order, they are family obligations, expanding opportunities, higher pay, relocation and last but not least job burnout. [News 8 Austin]
  • According to an analysis done by Consolidated Credit Cousneling Services, Inc., women trying to build their careers are more likely than men to incur credit card debt. The reason behind this travesty - women spend more on clothing and personal care items. [Cape Fear Business News]
  • Designer Adam Lippes complained recently about the turnover of interns in his house of fashion. He said, "It's rare to find an intern - especially one from a fashion school - that has good style. Because they try sooo hard, and it never works! You know?". [NY Mag]

13 comments:

tris1978ton said...

I can totally see point #3. And Point #4 is just funny.

Melanie's Randomness said...

I'm looking for a new job due to job burn out. Oh yeah that's a major reason for change of jobs.

Emily said...

haha the expense a steak site is clutch. unethical? yes...but classic nonetheless.

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Gayle Herbert Robinson said...

Adam Lippes seems a little full of himself. Don't you want an intern who works hard? My question to him, didn't you try hard to put your best foot forward when you were an intern? Or did he just emerge from the womb with style. He may need to join us here on ground level and see the fashion treasures with new eyes.

Anonymous said...

I miss you ladies!!!! Where are you? I was a daily reader... then you dropped off for a while. I was so happy to see you both back, and now you've been gone for almost a month! Everything ok?

Ria Thurston said...

Thanks for adding me on 20SB! I am excited to read your blog. Working Women can be extremely influencial!

Girl About Business said...

Come back! I miss your daily tidbits and comic relief!

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SogniSorrisi said...

That expense site is hilarious.

Krysten Hartenstein said...

Granted I don't work in a totally normal work environment but I know a big reason that most of us long termers leave is simply from being burned out by the job.

Anonymous said...

This is a disappointment. I was a faithful reader of your blog. I used to love reading about your stories and advice. No Christmas post? Hopefully you both regain motivation in the new year.

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