Posts tagged "career"

What It Takes: To Start A Blog

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Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 12, 2015 - 10:20 am

What It Takes: To Design Games

Chelsea Howe from EA Games tells us how she got into game design, and how you can follow her lead! (And enter to win a Wacom Intuos Pro tablet and a

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 8, 2015 - 10:00 am

Man Sends Dick Pics To HR Manager, Company Rescinds Job Offer

A modern tale of professional woe.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 1, 2015 - 10:00 am

Check Your Vibes: 8 Ways To Get Through A Mild Identity Crisis

For the past few weeks, I’ve been feeling a bit … antsy, as if I woke up one morning and my skin didn’t fit right. Something feels off in…

Claire Hannum | August 31, 2015 - 1:10 pm

Make It Work: How To Get A Grip On Your Work-Life Balance

Working to live or living to work?

Cassie Marketos | July 22, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Google Shows Women Fewer Ads For High-Paying Jobs Than Men

A study from Carnegie Mellon found that women are less likely to be shown ads for high-paying jobs while conducting a Google search than men, which is not precisely surprising,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 8, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Do You Know What It Takes To Make Your Goals Happen?

What dreams are you aching to achieve? Let our new series help you out.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 1, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Make It Stop: “My Crappy Job Has Its Perks, But It’s Also Ruining My Mood”

Work: can’t live with it, can’t live without it. Sigh.

Anna Goldfarb | May 22, 2015 - 4:15 pm

On Jessica Williams, “Imposter Syndrome,” Leaning In & Why It’s Okay To Say “That’s Not For Me”

Over the last seven-and-a-half years, I’ve told The Frisky’s “origin story” more times than I can count, and almost always in the same way, whether I’m talking to our company’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 18, 2015 - 4:48 pm

Make It Work: The 6 Coworkers We All Have

Work is kind of a slog as is, but if you work with people you hate? Well, start looking for something else, because the people you surround yourself with in…

Megan Reynolds | February 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Buzzwords To Avoid During Your Next Job Interview

Your choice of words is hugely important when writing out a job application or attending an interview — are you impressing your potential employer with your vocabulary or just regurgitating the same…

Ask Men | January 27, 2015 - 6:45 pm

Make It Work: Don’t Be Such An Office Gossip

High school is the ultimate preparation for the place that we will all end up eventually — the modern office. In high school, you learn how to navigate tricky social…

Megan Reynolds | January 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Where Writers Get Their Money: A Brief History Of The Privileges I Have And Have Not Enjoyed Over The Course Of My Career

“Here’s my life,” writes Ann Bauer on Salon. “My husband and I get up each morning at 7 o’clock and he showers while I make coffee. By the time he’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm

The New York Times Is Very Sorry Walking Down The Block To Get Lunch Is Hard For You

Bonkers New York Times Style section trend pieces are par for the course (just last spring, they did a piece on how males love to wear tank tops to Coachella, which…

Beejoli Shah | January 22, 2015 - 1:30 pm

A Very Close Reading Of Meghan Trainor’s Horrorshow Regressive Narcissistic Anthem, “Dear Future Husband”

Meghan Trainor’s new album came out this month, which passed my notice because I don’t watch TV or listen to the radio or watch music videos unless specifically recommended to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 21, 2015 - 11:00 am

Make It Work: The Curious Case Of The Office Shower

Do you feel like you live at work? Do you spend more time there than you do your house, your car, your apartment, or the comfortable cave you’ve made out…

Megan Reynolds | January 20, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Make It Work: Update Your Resume, Please

Updating your resume is on par with doing your taxes and cleaning your bathroom — a task that is unpleasant and irritatingly time-consuming, but absolutely necessary every once in a while. Chances are,…

Megan Reynolds | January 12, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Make It Work: How To Work From Home Without Losing Your Shit

The elusive dream of all office employees is being able to work from home. “What a privilege and a pleasure it will be!” you tell yourself, envisioning freshly sharpened pencils, crisp…

Megan Reynolds | January 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Make It Work: 5 Career Resolutions For 2015

Generally speaking, New Year’s resolutions are bullshit. They’re entertaining cocktail party fodder at best, a way to talk to people you’ve just met over the cheese plate about how you’re definitely going to…

Megan Reynolds | December 29, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Make It Work: How To Tackle The Job Search Without Losing Your Shit

Losing your job sucks. There’s no two ways around it. It’s a really shitty feeling to go into work one Wednesday, sit down at your desk, answer three emails and…

Megan Reynolds | December 15, 2014 - 1:00 pm
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