103 posts categorized "Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers"

What Women Can Learn from Michael Cohen

Just think how successful you could be if you displayed a fraction of Cohen’s bluster. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:28 PM on May 22, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Michael Cohen Is Magnificent!

Loyalty, chutzpah and authenticity: Cohen is the whole package.  Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 9:48 PM on April 10, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (1)

News & Gossip: Trump Legal Royalty, Fallen Mean Girl + More

Yes, it's that time again: News and gossip. Future Trump lawyers: The fabulous, glamorous trio. We know Donald Trump is having a hard time hiring lawyers to represent him. But despair no more! Help is on the way. It turns out there are some very well-credentialed young legal talents waiting... Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:35 PM on April 3, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

Ladies, Get Out Your Whip

You've hired a career coach, a business development tutor and a dress-for-success consultant, but I bet you forgot this: The dominatrix. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:25 PM on March 18, 2018 in Advice, Management/Mismanagement, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Will Being Named a "Hottie" Kill Your Career?

The #Me-Too era is killing sex symbols. What a shame. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:21 PM on March 8, 2018 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (1)

Number of LSAT Takers Is Way Up, But Most Grads Think J.D. Isn't Worth the Money

Why is law school hot again? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:23 AM on February 26, 2018 in Law Students/Law Schools, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (0)

The Lawyer as Pimp

Michael Cohen didn't procure women for Trump's liaisons but he was the facilitator-extraordinaire. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 3:56 PM on February 20, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

Baker McKenzie Partner Is Accused of Sexual Assault, But Where's the #MeToo?

So we are protecting the identity of the alleged sexual assaulter to protect the victim? Huh? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:53 AM on February 13, 2018 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (1)

Lesson from Hillary: Female Bosses Don't Always Side with Women

Think female bosses will step up to sexual harassers? You might be setting yourself up for disappointment. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:15 AM on February 9, 2018 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Go to B-School Instead!

Some compelling reasons not to go to law school. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 8:12 PM on January 25, 2018 in Alternative Careers/Straying Off Track, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Web Briefs, Women | Comments (0)

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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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