Tag: career

Old school HR department

Feministing posted a reader-submitted article on the practice of hiring women, circa 1943. It is, without a doubt, positively awful, and I read it wondering how our mothers and grandmothers avoided beating the snot out of anyone at work. But, I have to admit, it’s also pretty hilarious to even imagine. Stand-outs include: “Retain a... Read more »

Life & style week in review

New this weekThis week, we welcomed Marianna Swallow, Etiquette Bitch, to ChicagoNow’s Life and Style section, so do stop over and give her a nice warn welcome. And check out her fun Friday feature: Flashback Friday, where she will be posting vintage etiquette films and text. Lessons from Patrick SwayzeSadly, we lost Patrick Swayze this... Read more »