129 posts categorized "Home/Work"

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)

Milbank's BĂȘte Noire Is Now Law School Dean

The associate that railed against Milbank Tweed's treatment of women is back in the spotlight. Michelle Mumford talks about going back to work after six kids, being a Mormon woman, and who should go to BYU Law School. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:34 PM on November 4, 2013 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Home/Work, Law Students/Law Schools | Comments (1)

My Little Devil

Halloween is not cute. It is stressful because I see it an annual test of my worth as a mother. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:10 PM on October 30, 2013 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (5)

Can Rainmakers Have Work/Life Balance?

Legal heavyweights Sheila Birnbaum and Nina Gussack talk about doing it all. And not doing it at all. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:23 PM on October 22, 2013 in Advice, Home/Work, Money/Power, Partner chats, Women | Comments (6)

Will Millennial Men Change the Workplace?

Truth or fantasy: Millennial guys want more family time and won't work the crazy hours you did? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:37 PM on October 16, 2013 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Why Men Prefer Dumb(er) Women

Men's self-esteem takes a nosedive when their wives and girlfriends are more successful, says a new study. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:58 PM on October 2, 2013 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (7)

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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: [email protected]

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