4.9 million more female workers in America’s workforce since 2011

A recent CareerBuilder special report explores how an increasingly diverse population is affecting the composition of nearly 800 occupations by gender, age and race/ethnicity. Among key findings, data shows that there are more women in the workforce today than at any point in U.S. history. But a deeper look reveals how those job trends are affecting the pay…

Our personal relics

A recent Elle article highlights personal style stories from a variety of celebs, and my favorite, by and far, is a sharp piece of sartorial wit from Orange is the New Black‘s Natasha Lyonne: “Not 48 hours ago, I misplaced—I’m not willing to accept yet that it’s lost—my Helmut Lang blazer. I may have left it…

mel·io·ra·tion

mel·io·ra·tion: the linguistic process by which a word over a period of time grows more elevated in meaning or more positive in connotation Never be afraid of language. Laugh at censorships, fill in what they’re bleeping out, write in what’s being @$ter*$ked out and never be afraid of language. It is ours. We created it…