350 posts categorized "Women"

Are You an Ivanka or a Megan?

Ivanka is the perfect corporate role model. Embrace it. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 7:00 AM on July 15, 2019 in Home/Work, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

To Eric Swalwell and All the Daddy Superiors

Men are now adapt at changing diapers—and, by golly, they want credit for it! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 2:15 PM on July 1, 2019 in Home/Work, Women | Comments (1)

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)

Sexual Harassment and the Wisdom of Mike Pence

You put men and women together without their spousal chaperones, add a dash of alcohol, and voila! Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 6:25 PM on May 30, 2019 in Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

The Latest Report on Bullying and Harassment

In the largest-ever global survey of lawyers on on bullying and harassment, there's little good news for women. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 11:27 PM on May 29, 2019 in Diversity, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | Comments (0)

Law Firms Don't Get Women, Says Study

Firms don't understand what women need to succeed. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 4:49 PM on May 13, 2019 in Money/Power, Women | Comments (1)

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)

Are the Brits More Advance on Gender?

What? The U.K. is more progressive? Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 1:22 PM on May 6, 2019 in Management/Mismanagement, Money/Power, Women | Comments (0)

Joe Biden Is Indeed Everyman—and That's the Problem

This is why I'm still not convinced that Biden gets it. But maybe it doesn't matter anyway. Continue Reading

Posted by Vivia Chen at 12:54 PM on April 29, 2019 in Money/Power, Sex, Lies, and Other Career Sinkers, Women | 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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