The Working Reading List: Moving to New York, 2012 Career Planning, and Hosting the Fashion Event

by Rachel Yeomans | January 6th, 2012   

Happy Friday! We hope that your week is wrapping up well, and you’re gearing up for a fantastic weekend. Here is our weekly wrap-up and recap of what we’ve been reading on business and business fashion throughout the inter webs. We don’t have a specific theme this week as I was a bit preoccupied with my move to New York – however I’ll be back on task come next week I promise!

We also share more reads each day through our Twitter feed and Facebook page, so if you’re hungry for more, you have even more places to check out! Have you read something you want included or do you have a theme you’d like us to feature? Let us know in the comments or email it to Happy reading!

Woman Reading Paper The Working Reading List: Moving to New York, 2012 Career Planning, and Hosting the Fashion Event

TheWorkingWardrobe Takes Manhattan (TheWorkingWardrobe): I have officially moved to New York! So now the question to answer for others who are moving for work: Now what? (The first post of a new daily series.)

How to Choose the Right Office Space (Turnstyle): It’s hard to know what to choose with the array of options. Here are a few criteria to help you make the choice. Perfect for 2012 career planning!

The Perfect Planner/Calendar (Corporette): Another ideal for 2012 career planning – for people who can afford to wait, mid-January is a great time to get planners and calendars on deep discount — so let’s talk about it.

What I Wear to Work: Emma (TheWorkingWardrobe): Last week I gave a nod to one of my favorite street photographers, Emma Arnold of TresAwesome. This week, I’m actually featuring her!

A Month-By-Month Guide to Your Career in 2012 (Forbes): You’ve heard the common wisdom on career management – be proactive, maintain your network, promote yourself more. If you look back at 2011 and you did these things, great! If you’re like the rest of us, there’s always 2012! This is a definite 2012 career planning goal checklist!

Taking Yoga May Make You More Employable (The Grindstone): Twenty minutes per day of guided workplace meditation and yoga combined with six weekly group sessions can lower feelings of stress by more than 10% and improve sleep quality in sedentary office employees, a pilot study suggests.

How to Have Five Days of Office Style on a Budget (Classy Career Girl): I can’t even begin to tell you how often my girl friends and I gripe about having to have wardrobe budgets. Finding hip and fun, yet affordable (and quality!) pieces can be tough, but only if you don’t know where to look. With some time, and a little imagination, having both a reliable and interesting work wardrobe can be done. Let’s take 2012 career planning to a fashionable level!

Hosting the Fashion Event – Ricardo Sebastian of Luxury Management (SpeakingOfFashion): Have you wondered how exactly you plan and host a fashion event? Ricardo Sebastian of Luxury Management explains how in this week’s podcast!

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Ryan M. Beshel

I have a few things in the works. A bit of PR here - a little guest editor-ing there. Ya know. (;