145 posts categorized "Home/Work"

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 (4)

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)

Why Senior Female Lawyers Are Dropping Out

It's not just the mid-level women who are leaving firms. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:22 AM on August 9, 2016 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

Lawyers on the Beach

David and Ted are biking in Europe. Randy is hanging out with Alec. Poor Marcia is working. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 10:50 AM on July 20, 2016 in Home/Work | Comments (0)

Mummy Dearest

Mommy Wars, British-style. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 1:01 PM on July 14, 2016 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

White Female Privilege

Study finds economic status determines whether women stick with jobs. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 2:34 PM on June 20, 2016 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

The New Must-Have: 20 Weeks of Paid Paternity Leave

Winston & Strawn throws down the gauntlet. Will other firms follow? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:04 AM on May 25, 2016 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Women | Comments (0)

Can We Stop the Anxious Mommy Nonsense?

Moms with middle school kids face crisis, says study. Should we care? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:28 AM on May 23, 2016 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (1)

Big Law Women Talk about Abortion (Their Own)

A gutsy move or career suicide? Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 7:59 AM on May 16, 2016 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (1)

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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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