The More Time Dads Spend with Kids, The Happier They Are at Work

by admin 15. January 2015 08:10
Most women experience a pay cut when they have children either because they work less, take maternity leave, or choose to take on a lower paying, less demanding job. How does the "motherhood penalty" come to be, and how is it related to an opposite outcome for men? Read on to examine the comparison between motherhood and fatherhood and what it means for a career-minded family.

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Life & Balance | Organization and Time Management | Quick Look | Women at Work | Working Mom Advice

Leadership: Good For Your Firm, Good For You

by dsnider 27. August 2014 13:45
Do you doubt you're in a position to make changes and be a leader? Think again. Leadership is a powerful way to get the most from your time and effort, and in this week's Suit Yourself blog, Debra Snider guides you through the steps to becoming the kind of leader who not only makes work better, but who also gets noticed and rewarded, regardless of your position in the hierarchy. [More]

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Debra Snider | Leadership | Organization and Time Management | Quick Look | Suit Yourself | Women at Work

Women Should Be Less 'Cute' and More Assertive at Work

by Shelbynscott 7. August 2014 14:38
On a scale from Thelma and Louise to June Cleaver, how assertive are you at work? In our dog eat dog world, you can't afford to be the puppy in the corner. See why you should be more assertive and less cute at work. Read more here.

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Quick Look | Women at Work

9 Body Language Tricks to Improve Your Negotiating Skills

by Shelbynscott 17. July 2014 14:16
Here's an article everyone should read, especially attorneys. You'd be surprised what a few simple things could do to help your negotiation skills. Check it out here.  

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Office Politics | Quick Look | Women at Work

A More Mindful Workplace

by Shelbynscott 8. July 2014 09:21
It's easy to get distracted at work, especially these days when there's so much technology in the workplace. Don't let this become an HR issue in your office. Refocus yourself! See how Human Resource gurus handle a monkey-brained workplace to prevent your own. You can read the article here.

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Quick Look | Women at Work

Tiered Entity Webinar

by Shelbynscott 1. July 2014 11:44
"Tiered Flow Through Entities" Presented by Jennifer Zimmerman, Howood Markus & Berk; and Joanna Simek, Wolf & Company LLP Two Part Series*: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 and Wednesday, August 6, 2014 11am-12pm (Central) *Attend one or both webinars Description: Businesses own other businesses for many reasons, including segregation of liabilities, investment opportunities, and division of brands or business lines. In the increasingly complicated state tax world, flow-through entities owned by oher entities can create a wealth of additional reporting requirements and complaince compl... [More]

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Community | Quick Look | Women at Work

Supreme Court Decision: Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

by Shelbynscott 1. July 2014 10:11
This week, the US Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, ruled that private businesses have the right to opt out of the Affordable Care Act's mandate for contraceptive coverage on the basis of religious objection. Be sure you get all of the information surrounding this groundbreaking decision. We've gathered the most informative articles to help you form your own opinions concerning the issue. Huffington Post: Supreme Court Rules in Hobby Lobby Case, Dealing Blow to Birth Control Coverage Huffington Post: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Writes Scathing 35-Page Dissent in Birth Control Case Mother Jones: The 8 B... [More]

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Business Development | Obstacles and Accomplishments | Quick Look | Women at Work

Contribution is What Matters Most

by dsnider 19. June 2014 11:15
Are you counting on good work alone to get you to the finish line? If so, you're not working strategically. According to Debra Snider, you’ll get farther and save time by becoming a high-impact performer. Learn how in this month's Suit Yourself blog. [More]

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Debra Snider | Organization and Time Management | Quick Look | Suit Yourself | Women at Work

Words Every Woman Should Know

by Shelbynscott 16. June 2014 12:29
Do you find yourself apologizing for too much? No doubt you've been interupted. Standing up for yourself and asserting your competence is key to earning respect and professional reverence. Here are the words every woman should learn to use in the workplace. Check out the article here!

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Quick Look | Women at Work

Life on the Lattice: Women Helping Women

by admin 9. June 2014 10:22
Life on the Lattice: Women Helping Women By Leslee M. Cohen   Women need to help other women.  I am guessing that anyone who is reading this blog right now is in agreement with that statement.  However, the question to ask yourself is do you just SAY those words or do you LIVE by them?  Last night I attended the once again phenomenal annual Managing Partner/General Counsel event of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law.  I didn’t think there was too much more I could learn about the issues facing women in the law—this topic is my passion&mdas... [More]

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Life on the Lattice | Quick Look | Women at Work

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