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There Are More Woman-Created TV Shows, But Where Are The Female Writers?

The Grindstone | Posted 09.19.2012 | Women

It has been a strong year for women in television, but only in some aspects. According to the Center for Study of Women in Television and Film the ann...

I'm Quitting My Job Because My Mentor Left The Company

The Grindstone | Meredith Lepore | Posted 01.03.2012 | Women

You've done it. You have actually found the perfect mentor. You have found the person at your company who not only supports and advises you but also p...

Things Are Getting Better For Women In Tech, But They Still Hit A Glass Ceiling

The Grindstone | Posted 12.16.2011 | Women

According to the 2011 Technisource Women in Information Technology Report, things aren't as bad for women in technology as we previously thought. "It ...

10 Company Holiday Parties We Want To Crash

The Grindstone | Posted 11.29.2011 | Women

'Tis the season for holiday parties again! Though many companies, especially on Wall Street, started cutting way back on their legendary holiday blow-...

How To Stay On Top Of Your Work During The Busy Holiday Season

The Grindstone | Posted 11.22.2011 | Women

Work life balance is always a struggle, but the holiday season presents its own certain brand of stress for those of us trying to juggle a successful ...

7 Work Shortcuts That Aren't Worth Your Time

The Grindstone | Posted 01.11.2012 | Women

We all like to save a little time. Every manager has their own tips for making sure that projects are completed before deadline. It's called time mana...

10 Things You Don’t Want To Say When Having Dinner At Your Boss’s House

The Grindstone | Posted 01.11.2012 | Women

According to Wendy Komac, a workplace expert and author of I Work with Crabby Crappy People, the goal for having dinner with your boss should be about...

Where Are All The Women In Digital Media?

The Grindstone | Posted 01.04.2012 | Women

"I walked into the cocktail reception and I swore I was at a bachelor party." Elaine Kunda, CEO of The Grindstone's parent company, B5 Media, said ...

Is Asking For Work Flexibility Career Suicide?

The Grindstone | Posted 01.03.2012 | Women

According to a new survey from More Magazine, 92% of women say they value workplace flexibility, but a third consider it career suicide to ask for mor...

Study Shows More Professional Women Value Time Over Money

The Grindstone | Posted 12.31.2011 | Women

In the new movie In Time, released last Friday, Amanda Seyfried and Justin Timberlake live in a futuristic society where time is the only currency tha...

Put A Ring On It: Does Being Married Automatically Get You Points In Your Career?

The Grindstone | Posted 12.25.2011 | Women

"If women really wanted to change society, they could do it. I plan to change it. I just want to get married first." The character Ally McBeal once...

A Guide To Learning When To Shut Up In Your Career

The Grindstone | Posted 12.20.2011 | Women

"I said I needed to work on listening more and talking less, and not interrupting. I worried that questions I asked about the substance of journalism ...

Marissa Mayer, Erin Burnett And Other Women Make It On To 'Fortune's 40 Under 40' List

The Grindstone | Posted 12.20.2011 | Women

Watch out Mark Zuckerberg. Some women are making big moves on being young, smart and making billions from it. Though Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg ...

Overcommitted At Work? Here's What To Do

The Grindstone | Posted 12.17.2011 | Women

I’m a “Yes” girl. Can I finish that by Friday? Yes. Would I be able to cover for someone’s vacation? Yes. Do I have time to help out another p...

Could You Cut It As A Florist?

The Grindstone | The Grindstone | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

When I'm having a stressful day I think about why I didn't become a florist. Then I get home and look at my dying basil plant on my windowsill and rea...