110 posts categorized "Fashion/Style/Etiquette"

Are Women Still Expected to Be "Lady-Like" at Work?

If female athletes can't be boisterous and boastful, what's acceptable behavior for women in the workplace? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:45 AM on June 19, 2019 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (0)

Is Amal Too Beautiful To Be a Serious Lawyer?

Amal's work is serious and worthy, so why am I now talking about her looks? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:23 AM on May 8, 2019 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (1)

This Is Not an Angry Women Event

Let's take a break from all the unhappy stuff. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:22 AM on May 7, 2019 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (1)

Funny Girl

Can women use humor in the workplace? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:40 AM on April 6, 2019 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Women | Comments (2)

Succubus, Amal, Weinstein's Skirts and My Man McGahn

All the news and gossip you don't need. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:58 PM on April 4, 2019 in Diversity, Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Willkie's Gordon Caplan Is Obscure No More!

It's hard for lawyers to get recognition, but this Big Law partner did it overnight. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:04 AM on March 14, 2019 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers | Comments (1)

Our Annual Rite: The Central Park Ladies Hat Lunch

Our eye-candy edition for spring. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 10:36 AM on May 8, 2018 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette | 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)

Are Lawyers that Thick?

New briefs: The official ABA worst law school list, the Mooch's latest target, harassment at TED talks + more. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 5:32 PM on December 5, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Web Briefs | Comments (1)

Amal Clooney's #Me-Too Moment (Sort Of) + Other News

Amal, extortion, bargains and more. Continue Reading

Posted by The Careerist at 10:07 PM on November 1, 2017 in Fashion/Style/Etiquette, Law Students/Law Schools, Money/Power | Comments (1)

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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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