The very first edition of a biweekly link round-up of stuff I’ve read and thought about relevant to the work we do here: online media, women in business, entrepreneurship, journalism, start-up culture, publishing, advertising, management, freelancing, literature, queer visibility, etc. LET’S TALK BUSINESS, LADIES.
Featuring excerpts from your answers to “if not your present job, what job do you aspire towards?” from The Autostraddle Grown-Ups Reader Survey!
If at first you don’t succeed, laugh about it later on the internet.
If you’re in the startup business, it’s hard to find investing groups or startups to invest in that aren’t dominated by men. Luckily, that’s changing.
Eventually I realised that work is just this whole other thing in life that isn’t always fair, and so sometimes you’ve gotta ask for what you’re due.
We’re all striving for something — and that’s actually totally okay.
Studies and stories show that women don’t get the freedom to be both the mothers and the workers they want to be.
This study draws attention to precisely the issue President Obama aims to address with his forthcoming executive order banning LGBT employment discrimination by federal contractors.
They are available for endorsements on LinkedIn.
“Ways I Could Get From This Roof To That Roof If I Were Spiderman”
According to this unpublished blog post I found in 2014. Still applicable though.
Being a teacher can be especially tough around the end of the semester/before the winter break, but it’s not easy during the rest of the year, either. Here are a few things you can get them that might make your favorite teacher’s day a little bit brighter and easier.
If you love somebody who works from home, you’ll love this gift guide!
Last I checked, Wal-Mart wasn’t exactly a praise-worthy work environment for any human being, let alone LGBTs.
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“So what makes you qualified to work for me? No offense, but you don’t look like someone who will cry if she can’t get her hands on the latest Gucci purse.”
The “Genetic” Pinot Noir from Stand TALL Wine Co. is the “first LGBTQ wine label” ever produced – a portion of total sales goes towards the Napa LGBTQ Project. And we should mention it’s delicious.
Vanessa’s Team Pick: A career fair at the LGBT Center in NYC and the chance to see Autostraddle’s Carly speak on a panel? Hello Monday, you’ve never looked so good!
What are the “rules” for working from home? When is it okay or not okay to interrupt? We tackle the topic for anyone out there who is or loves somebody who works from home.
Are you a “put on a suit and conquer the business world” queer-identified undergrad student? Then this conference is just what you’ve been waiting for.