Posts tagged "career"

The Lies We Tell Ourselves To Stay In Jobs We Hate

Not everyone can love, adore, brag endlessly to others about the amazingness of their job. It would be nice if we could, but to quote the great Mick Jagger: “You…

The Grindstone | July 24, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Girl Talk: When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Tami Taylor

There’s a lot to love about “Friday Night Lights,” a TV show about so much more than just high school football. My interest in the show was initially sparked by…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 15, 2011 - 4:00 pm

10 Surefire Ways To Fail An Interview

It’s easy to fail a job interview. There’s really nothing to it, to be honest. Show up 20 minutes late with parsley in your teeth and a bunch of offensive…

The Grindstone | June 26, 2011 - 2:30 pm

The Balancing Act Of Managing Men

My name is Lindsay. But at my day job, I also respond to dear, honey, sweetheart and kiddo. Kiddo is the one that really pisses me off. In three years…

The Grindstone | June 19, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Girl Talk: I Feel Like I’m Married To My Best Friend

“I’ve been thinking…”

Oh, God. Those three words. My heart rate quickened, hoping the next set of words weren’t going to be awful.

“I want to move to…

Rachel East | June 13, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: What I’ve Learned From Working With Other Women

In a piece she penned for the latest issue of New York magazine, Roseanne Barr discusses her experience as a feminist pioneer in media. Throughout the piece she shares anecdotes…

Ami Angelowicz | May 18, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m A Stress Seeker

My name is Amelia and I am a stress seeker. According to a recent article in Women’s Health, stress seekers are “addicted to high-anxiety lifestyles … because somewhere along the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 12, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Guy Talk: In Defense Of Dating Your Coworkers

Before I start here, I need to explain why the distinction between the type of “work” I’m talking about here is different from the typical kind of “job” drudgery lamented…

Tim Donnelly | April 22, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Poll: Ladies, What Holds You Back In Your Career?

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Ami Angelowicz | February 21, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Gwyneth And GOOP’s “Day In The Life” Of 3 Privileged Working Moms

For every step forward Gwyneth Paltrow makes in her attempt to improve her image, she takes two steps back. Though I was warming up to ol’ Goopie again, after that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 13, 2011 - 11:45 am

Today’s Lady News: Single Lesbians Maybe Earn The Most Money

Census data suggested single lesbians earn more money than heterosexual women or previously-married lesbians. [ABC News]
This is cool and inspiring — a yoga instructor who still teaches and demonstrates…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2011 - 7:30 pm

Girl Talk: Everyone’s Knocked Up – But Me!

It was like the post-WWII baby boom at my publishing company in Manhattan. The ladies’ room was full of women patting their stomachs, complaining about morning sickness that lasted all…

Rainbow Kirby | November 23, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Ladies, You Don’t Want A Recommendation Letter To Call You “Kind”

Bad news, ladies: being described as “caring,” “sensitive,” “kind” or “nurturing” in a recommendation letter can work against you. According to research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, of…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why Does My Success Send Men Running Scared?

The other day, a guy I have been dating for the last month or so told me — via IM — “you’re a girl with great skin, and I’m a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 11, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Cash & Coupling: Advice For When You Or Your S.O. Changes Careers And Takes A Pay Cut

We know you love your man for more than how much he reminds you of Don Draper when he puts on his suit and tie every day, just like we…

Colleen Meeks | November 5, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Anna Wintour’s Career Advice? “Get Fired.”

Anna Wintour was one of the speakers at Teen Vogue’s annual “Fashion University” event for teens, which features seminars and panels on the industry and careers. What did the Vogue

Leonora Epstein | October 27, 2010 - 11:50 am

“What Do You Do?” Week: Lauren, Music Maker

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear

Julie Gerstein | October 14, 2010 - 4:00 pm

“What Do You Do?” Week: Jen, Fly Girl

This week, we’re spending a little time learning all about you and the awesome and unexpectedly cool jobs you do. Each one of these profiles was culled from you, dear

Julie Gerstein | October 14, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Girl Talk: How I “Sold Out” And Joined The Chickliterati

In the new Atlantic, a male author lampoons Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Weiner, “Two writers whose work is often referred to as chick lit,” for tweeting and commenting that white

Susan Shapiro | August 30, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Would Trade A Successful Career For A Family Of My Own

Recently, during a weekly therapy session, my doc and I were doing our thing, talkin’ ’bout boys, my frustration with the ones I have met, and my recent relapse into…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 12, 2010 - 3:30 pm