Topic: Career

Lorde Calls Taylor Swift Out On Being A Bad Role Model For Girls, So Commence The Slow Clap Now

Lorde Calls Taylor Swift Out On Being A Bad Role Model For Girls, So Commence The Slow Clap Now

If you’re looking for a new person to worship this week, let me point you in the direction of the 16-year-old Lorde. The up-and-coming singer just threw some major shade in Taylor Swift’s direction and we can’t help but cheer her on. Partially because we have what one commenter deemed “a pathological hatred of the singer,” and partially because Lorde points out one of the biggest problems with Taylor Swift’s public persona — it’s bad for girls. More »

The Most And Least Encouraging Parts Of Elle‘s Big Career Survey

The Most And Least Encouraging Parts Of Elle's Big Career Survey

Earlier this week, Elle Magazine released its 2013 Power Survey, a collection of career-related statistics collected with the help of the Center for American Progress. For this report, Elle and the CAP polled a large number of respondents on questions relating to work, parenting, discrimination, and more, with a particular focus on women’s issues. The findings ranged from vaguely encouraging to downright depressing; here are the ones that stood out most to me. More »