Affected by Heels

We love the feeling we get when we find the perfect pair of heels to complete an outfit. However, many of us refuse to admit how those high heels will affect our bodies in the long run. A survey conducted by the American Podiatric Medical Association showed some 42% of women admitted they’d wear a shoe they liked even if...

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Your NEXT approved Fall shoe collection!

With summer quickly on its way out, most of us are looking at our wardrobes and trying to determine the best way to transition into our Fall wardrobe.  This summer vivid, bright colors ruled the fashion scene, and this Fall we’ll see these colors transition into deep jewel tones.  Additionally, more appropriate for your everyday work wardrobe, is the reintroduction...

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Your lunch break is making you sick.

Lunch breaks can be a time of relaxation, rejuvenation, and team building but let’s be honest – most of us barely take time to do more than grab a salad on the go and according to a recent study about desktop dining women are the biggest ‘desktop dining offenders’. In fact: Women (60%) are more likely than men (42%) to...

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Tips for setting up your home office

Working from home can be an ideal opportunity for some.  There is no commuting.  No wasting money on gas.  Time to sneak in a load of laundry between conference calls.  And best of all, you can wear whatever you want (…unless you have a video conference of course)!  There are so many great advantages to working from home, but by...

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Nail It! How to ace that interview.

  With the job market as competitive as it is, it can be a struggle to just book an interview. Most often several people are being interviewed for the same position, so you only have one chance to make the right impression. Listed below are some ways to help ensure that you nail your interview. Before the Interview Do your...

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NEXTer Interview: Callie Brauel and Becca Brandt

Have you ever thought about starting your own non-profit organization? Callie Brauel and Becca Brandt, two recent college graduates, did just that. In fall 2008, Callie and Becca met each other in a college study abroad program in Accra, Ghana. Within two years, they became co-founders of the international non-profit organization, ABAN, A Ban Against Neglect. NEXT had the opportunity...

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NEXTer Interview: Jaimie Camesano

An energetic, friendly, and inspiring young woman – Jaimie Camesano.  Jamie works as a Senior Account Manager at Vibes Media in Chicago.  Jaimie also has a background in sales, which makes her the perfect candidate for telling us about how to deal with rejection and how to cultivate professional relationships. Q:  How do you deal with rejection without getting discouraged?...

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Nexter Interview: LaTonya Taylor

NEXT for Women recently interviewed LaTonya Taylor who works in Corporate Accounts Payable at SEPI Engineering and Construction in Raleigh, NC and is attending school. She is also a member of several professional and volunteer organizations.  She particularly enjoys working with the American Heart Association’s Start Heart Walk and the Go Red for Women campaign. She shares with us her...

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NEXTer Interview: Elisabeth Rietvelt

Meet Elisabeth – she’s energetic, fearless, and thoughtful.  Our latest NEXTer has a background in publishing and luxury jewelry in New York City. Q: In the publishing world, work is very fast paced and demanding.  We always hear stories from movies like “The Devil Wears Prada” about young employees having to take on a lot of extra tasks.  How has...

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