133 posts categorized "Diversity"

Crystal Ball, Oh, Crystal Ball: What I See for 2021

What to expect in the new year: More Kornacki, less Gucci—and other vital trends. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:35 PM on December 30, 2020 in Diversity, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

The Careerist Looks Back at a Weird Year

It started off innocently enough. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:41 PM on December 28, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

Just a Little Hypocritical?

Voter suppression and pledges of diversity do not mix. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:55 AM on November 13, 2020 in Diversity, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (0)

Amy Coney Barrett Is a Mom—Just What the Supreme Court Needs?

Being mom to seven kids is quite amazing, but is that a superskill for the high court? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:35 AM on October 14, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

Kamala Smiled. Mike Smarmed.

At least I didn't have to drink a whole bottle of wine to get through it. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 9:51 AM on October 9, 2020 in Diversity, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Is Amy Coney Barrett a Feminist or Handmaid?

It's been a rough time for old fashioned feminists. And now conservative women are taking the feminist stage. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:05 PM on October 2, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Crazy Rich Firms That Didn't Make the A-List—And Probably Don't Care

Should we expect more from the richest, mightest firms in the land? Maybe not. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:41 PM on September 10, 2020 in Diversity, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Stop Picking on Mr. Kamala Harris!

Stop with the guilt by association! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:33 PM on September 2, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (2)

Gung-Ho On Diversity? Well, You Might Get Sued.

A recent case against Oracle warns that corporate hype better be backed up with results. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:50 PM on August 7, 2020 in Diversity, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Black Lawyer's Burden: Calling Out Racism.

Harvard Business Review offers a roadmap for Black professionals to broach racism in the workplace. But is it worth the effort? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:14 AM on July 23, 2020 in Diversity | Comments (1)

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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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