203 posts categorized "Home/Work"

Claudia Conway Seeks Pro Bono Help + Other News/Gossip

What's cooking with George and Kellyanne's daughter, Kayne's lawyer and master of your domain. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:34 PM on August 10, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (1)

Now Men Are Drowning Out Women on Zoom

Catalyst's latest survey says people are optimistic that COVID-19 will make the workplace more equal. But read between the lines. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:46 PM on July 8, 2020 in Diversity, Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Women | Comments (0)

What? Corona Is a Gender Leveler?

COVID-19 is throwing a monkey wrench at all those favorite male activities. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:16 PM on June 8, 2020 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Covid19 Bunker: Ted Boutrous on His Anti-Trump Tweets, Poetry and Hair

Is he worried that his politics might be scaring off clients? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:39 PM on May 15, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (0)

Memo to Associates: "This Isn't a Gravy Train"

Fair or not, the memo is out there—and it’s become a flash point in the coronavirus era. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:53 AM on May 8, 2020 in Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (1)

Husbands Aren't Totally Useless During Pandemic, Say Female Lawyers

Shock. Shock. Husbands are doing their fair share. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:11 AM on April 14, 2020 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (1)

I Don't Know How He Does It: Kirkland Partner at Home With 11 Kids

Stop complaining about working from home with children. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:19 PM on March 23, 2020 in Home/Work, Money/Power | Comments (0)

At Least You Can Quit Shaving Your Legs

There’s a silver lining to this coronavirus ordeal. Really. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:21 PM on March 19, 2020 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

Really? We Need to Talk About Menopause at Work?

Is talking about menopause suppose to be progress? Hmm. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:13 AM on March 5, 2020 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (0)

Are Women Being Snookered By Those Fertility Perks?

Some folks think there are sinister motives behind those benefits. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:12 AM on February 18, 2020 in Home/Work, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power | Comments (0)

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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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