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Navigating your professional life can be difficult. Get expert career tips and advice for women from the editors at Marie Claire!




How to Score a Job at Nasty Gal
    The Manager of Talent Acquisition at Nasty Gal tells you how to score a job there.

10 Things Arianna Huffington Wished She Knew In Her Twenties
    The influential The Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington discusses the importance of talking kindly to ourselves, occasionally disconnecting, and handling the harshest criticism.

It's Time to Stop Apologizing
    #SorryNotSorry

Why Computer Science Needs Women
    Diversity in the workplace leads to diversity in ideas.

Women CEOs Experience Less Pay Gap
    But the climb to the top isn't so easy.

12 Stationery Sets for Every Successful Woman Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    These stationery sets are perfect for a working woman to keep in her desk drawer at all times.

5 Ways to Handle a Difficult Colleague
    We all have them — those people who make going to work a real displeasure. Every company has at least one and you are guaranteed them no matter where you go. Given that we cannot change the fact that they exist, the best thing that we can do is

MC Poll: Are You a Feminist?
    Do you consider yourself a feminist? Our Marie Claire editors want to know!

The High-Performer's Cheat Sheet Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Check out career skills from the top female experts.

The Single Girl's Second Shift Pages: 2
    You spend every night at the office, cluttering your desk with takeout containers. Your coworkers with kids are out the door at 5. Does work-life balance apply only to moms?

When Geeks Attack Pages: 2
    What happens when you tick off a computer programmer? Alissa Quart reports on the tech industry's outrageous, shameless, and totally out-of-control bad-boy "brogrammers."

Equal Pay Act vs. Paycheck Fairness Act
    Reintroduced for the 18th time in 16 years this past January, the Paycheck Fairness Act, if passed, will close some major loopholes in the Equal Pay Act of 1963.

Level the Paying Field Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7
    Check out our article that examines women's salary, negotiation tactics, and the Equal Pay Act.

The Problem with Casual Fridays Pages: 2
    It's supposed to be easy — slip on some jeans and a cute blouse and go. So why do so many women have trouble nailing it?

Should You Go into Business with a Friend?
    You share similar passions and love spending time together. Is that the foundation of a killer company or a formula for disaster? MC asked Maria Cornejo and Marysia Woroniecka, the pals-turned-partners behind Zero + Maria Cornejo, the label of

Save the Date! Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    Rub shoulders — and exchange business cards — with boldfaced names, power brokers, and high-minded celebs at the most influential schmoozefests on the planet. Get out there and network like it's your job!

State of Play
    Don't be afraid to duck out of the office before your eight hours is up, now that we've found four reasons to skip out early.

10 No-Fail Ways to Wow Your Boss
    You already arrive before she does, stay late, and always volunteer for projects big and small. Now knock her socks off with these winning tips guaranteed to impress even the toughest managers.

MC@Work: Getting to Know Orit Gadiesh Pages: 2
    As chairman of top consulting firm Bain & Company, Orit Gadiesh reveals her secrets for succeeding in a mostly male profession — and what former boss Mitt Romney is really like.

The New 24-Hour Workday
    You have a killer career, control your own schedule, and handle the firm's key clients around the world. The downside: You're fielding work e-mails at all hours and bringing business into bed with you. The latest crisis affecting working women isn't

Sallie Krawcheck on Taking the Fall — Again (05/01/2012)
    Once one of Wall Street's most powerful women, she was ousted from her job at Bank of America. She reveals how she handled the latest blow, why women in finance can't catch a break and whether she can land another job again.

How to Get Out of Your Own Way Pages: 2
    Check out how you can pave your way to success by taking a second to examine your behavior and habits.

Wendy Finerman on Staying in the Picture (04/01/2012) Pages: 2
    The Hollywood hit-maker talks about breaking into the boys club, thriving in a cutthroat business, and banking some of the biggest movies in history.

At Work with Estee Lauder President Thia Breen (01/01/2012)
    You loved your old manager, but now there's a new person in charge and how you handle that transition could make or break your career.

The New-Boss Survival Guide (12/01/2011)
    You loved your old manager, but now there's a new person in charge and how you handle that transition could make or break your career.

How I Spend My Workday (11/01/2011) Pages: 2 3 4 5
    Whether you’re a desk jockey or an on-the-go exec, you're probably at your job more than you are at home. So what are you doing there? We followed five women to see what their 9-to-5 is really like.

The View From The Top (11/01/2011) Pages: 2 3
    It's good to be the boss. Three powerful women share the highs, lows, and biggest surprises of their kick-ass careers.

Women on Top Awards 2011
    16 women who are reinventing their industries and demolishing boys' clubs from the ranks of the military to Silicon Valley.

Women on Top (11/01/2011) Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    Why are more young women identifying themselves as Republican? We asked GOP wunderkind Sarah Huckabee Sanders, daughter of former presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee.

Is Your Career Ruining Your Credibility? (10/01/2011)
    You make good money, have your own assistant, even snagged the office with the best view. So why are you so embarrassed to tell people what you do for a living?

Megyn Kelly on Good Looks, Fox News & Jon Stewart (09/01/2011) Pages: 2
    None of Fox News' anchors compete for airtime quite like her. We caught up with the 40-year-old mother of two, just back from maternity leave, for a chat about her controversial boss and famously short hemlines.

We Don't Know How They Do It: Women Who Rock
    Whether she's a high-profile exec or a full-fledged superhero, our roundup of the most impressive multi-tasking wonder women in fiction will make you want to update your resume.

Do You Need a Career Reboot?
    Daydream about giving notice? How about starting over in another industry? Take our ultimate career makeover quiz to find out if you need to make a switch.

Is Your Boss a Bully? (07/01/2011)
    She assigns you the worst projects, favors your colleagues, even slams your appearance. Demanding, yes, but has your boss crossed the line?

What It Costs to Be Me: U.S. Edition (07/01/2011) Pages: 2 3 4 5
    Women from across the nation reveal their annual income, how they spend their money, and what they love to splurge on!

Can Cursing at Work Help Your Career?
    If everyone says it's a no-no, why are so many of us still doing it?

How Financially Savvy Are You?
    Living in the wake of one of the worst financial crises to hit Wall Street has made discussing money matters important. But talking good finances and practicing them are two very different things. Find out where you score on the credit smarts scale.

How "Mommy" Can You Be at Work?
    You're the boss' go-to gal on key projects, eleventh-hour fixes, and the firm's most important clients. The trick to staying on top: Don't mention your kids.

The Controversial Rise in Manimony
    Women have worked so hard to get this far and make some serious cash — so why should they have to pay alimony to their exes?

Conan's First Lady of Comedy
    In the boys’ club of late-night shows — where male writers outnumber women by as many as 19 to 1 — Laurie Kilmartin scores as Conan's sole female writer.

Braving New Worlds: Why Career Women Are Moving Abroad Pages: 2 3 4
    We all know what it's like to slog through a recession. Meet five women who took action, pulling up stakes and moving to countries with rapidly developing economies.

How Ethnic Can You Be at Work?
    Displaying ethnic pride — a sari to a job interview or deadlocks to a meeting — is often a career-defining decision.

Mika Brzezinski Speaks: How Getting Fired Saved My Career
    Before finding her place as cohost of MSNBC's Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski was fired; here's what she learned from the experience and how she made her comeback.

What It Costs to Be Me Pages: 2 3 4 5
    Five women from around the world reveal how they spend their money, what they're saving for — and their most expensive shoes!

Are Your Parents Stealing Your Identity? (11/01/10)
    The people you trust most in the world — Mom and Dad — might be ripping you off.

Websurfing at Work Is Good for You
    A new study suggests there's no harm — and plenty of benefit — in hitting up Facebook or Twitter on the job.

Women on Top Awards 2010
    Your ultimate beauty guide. Let our team of professional makeup artists and stylists how you show to create salon worthy looks at home.

What It's Like to Work in a Morgue
    One woman gives an inside look into her life as a hospital's mortuary manager and go-to corpse wrangler.

How a Hardworking Husband Could Be Bad for Your Career
    Women with hardworking husbands are more likely to quit their jobs.

Is Playing by the Rules Killing Your Career?
    Yes. That's the startling conclusion of "Damned if She Does, Damned if She Doesn't," by Lynn Cronin and Howard Fine, who examine how the tried-and-true rules of business undermine women workers.




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