134 posts categorized "Home/Work"

What a Man! He's Taking Paternity Leave!

Why it matters that the men in your office take their (full) paternity leaves. Discussion of The Economist's glass ceiling report. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:37 AM on April 20, 2016 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

Bad News for Women with Republican Bosses

Study finds correlation between women lawyers' success and bosses' ideology. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 7:24 AM on April 8, 2016 in Diversity, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (2)

Female Leaders Are (1) Awesome; (2) Scary; (3) Irrelevant

Are female leaders all that they're cracked up to be? Maybe. Maybe not. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:20 PM on April 5, 2016 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Women | Comments (0)

Millennials Will Change Big Law. Hah!

Millennials were bred to please. So Dear Big Law partners: Don't Worry! Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 5:00 AM on March 20, 2016 in Home/Work, Law Students/Law Schools, Women | Comments (0)

Why Lesbians Make More Money

Career benefits behind the lesbian stereotype. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 2:55 PM on March 15, 2016 in Diversity, Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

Want to Work from Costa Rica? No Prob, Says Quinn Emanuel

What kind of perks would you appreciate? Let see what Quinn Emanuel and Gibson Dunn offer their associates. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:23 PM on February 4, 2014 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement | Comments (0)

Kids Won't Kill Your Career, Says Study

A new study finds that economists with two or more kids outperform colleagues who are childless or have just one child. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:37 PM on January 21, 2014 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

Time to Come Out with Your Househusband?

Many female partners at law firms have stay-at-home spouses. They just don't like to admit it. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:09 PM on December 10, 2013 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (6)

Goldman Sets Strict Limits on Hours. Will Law Firms Follow?

The iconic I-bank wants workers to focus on work/life balance. Is this a sign of the end of extreme work? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:41 AM on November 14, 2013 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement | Comments (4)

What Men Want: Domestic Bliss

Gender roles are chipping away, according to a new survey by Citi and LinkedIn. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:25 PM on November 12, 2013 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (5)

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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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