152 posts categorized "Home/Work"

To the Single Ladies

Study by three economic professors find that women downplay their ambitions to make themselves more attractive to men. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:25 AM on May 15, 2017 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Sorry, Rainmakers Don't Sit at Home in PJs

Of course, we all want to make oodles of money while lounging around at home. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:59 AM on May 8, 2017 in Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (2)

The Young and the Restless

They want it their way. Whatever that means. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:02 AM on May 5, 2017 in Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Hello Pink Ghetto

Why are there so many women in low-paying, pedestrian practices? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:52 AM on May 1, 2017 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Firms Announce Flex Time Policies. How Exciting.

Making a fuss about flextime? How 2010. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:58 AM on April 18, 2017 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Women | Comments (0)

Loss, Hope and What She Wore

Meet Karen Dunn, the Boies Schiller partner who coached Hillary Clinton for the presidential debates, and the woman who was almost White House counsel. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:53 PM on March 1, 2017 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Home/Work, Women | Comments (1)

7 Firms Make "Best Places to Work" List

News and gossip about DLA, Fordham Law School and that "nice-to-work-at" list. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:19 AM on October 12, 2016 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

Why Do the "Best" Women Leave Law Firms? Because They Can.

It's not feminist but it's what they do. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:36 AM on September 23, 2016 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (5)

Phyllis Schlafly Was a Feminist. Really.

The woman who defeated the ERA never let anyone get in her way. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 4:06 AM on September 8, 2016 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

Millennials Work Like Mad and Make Awesome Associates

Millennials are addicted to work and approval. So guess what they're good at? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:15 AM on August 29, 2016 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement | Comments (0)

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The Careerist takes an inside look at how lawyers shape their careers and manage their lives. The blog aims to dissect developments in the profession, provide useful information and advice, and give lawyers a platform to voice their views. The goal is to provide a fresh, provocative take on the state of lawyering.

About Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen, The Careerist's chief blogger, has been covering the business and culture of law firms for a decade. A former corporate lawyer, Chen is fascinated by those who thrive (as well as those who don't) in the legal profession. Her take: Success in the law (and life) doesn't always travel a linear path. If you have topics you'd like to discuss or information to share, contact her: VChen@alm.com

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