155 posts categorized "Home/Work"

Lawyers: You Are to Blame for Trump

It's because of smug, liberal urbanites like you that we are in the mess we're in. A look at White Working Class by Joan Williams. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:29 AM on August 31, 2017 in Diversity, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Mr. Kellyanne Conway Is His Own Man

George Conway just threw his wife under the bus. But maybe he has reasons. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:53 AM on June 8, 2017 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Millennials Want Gender Equality? Not Really.

I'd love to drink the millennial Kool-Aid. But this is not the group to pin our hopes for gender equality. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:48 AM on June 5, 2017 in Diversity, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

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)

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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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