career

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

Partying With Co-Workers: Is There A Line?

Hallelujah! It’s Friday, and that means one thing: Happy Hour. You go out after work, the boss treats everybody to a round and you loosen up a bit. You spend…

Lauren Gold | June 22, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Dear Wendy: “I Have To Choose Between Grad School And My Boyfriend”

I am 21 and just got accepted to grad school studying architecture after being placed on the wait-list. I have been with my boyfriend for a year and although he…

Wendy Atterberry | June 20, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Blondes Have More Fun, And More Money

You know the saying. Well, now it seems blondes not only have more fun, but they’re paid better, too. Researchers found that brunettes and redheads make seven percent less than…

Bianca Posterli | April 5, 2010 - 5:50 pm

What Does “Having It All” Mean To You?

Recently, I read a Tweet from someone — oh, fine, it was Julia Allison — who had just finished reading the Vogue interview with Gisele Bundchen and said she challenged…

Wendy Atterberry | March 26, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Good Gigs: What To Expect As An OB-GYN

New York Methodist Hospital OBGYN Josine Veca has seen it all. Here she tells The Frisky why she decided to pursue medicine and what to expect if you’re considering a

The Frisky | March 24, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Good Gigs: How Jungian Psychology, Acting & A Flair For Writing Go Hand-In-Hand

Regular Frisky readers will recognize the name Ami Angelowicz — she’s one of our bloggers and the genius mind behind our “Decode My Dream” column. But at the young age…

The Frisky | March 16, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Used To Date Men Whose Careers I Envied

I used to be defined by one singular character: ambition. As early as 9th grade, I knew that I wanted to be a journalist who wrote long-form investigative articles. And…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Good Gigs: One Woman On Why Teaching High School Is The Most Important Job In The World

Sara Benincasa is a comedian, writer, and radio personality. You’ve probably seen her on The Frisky in one of her crazy hilarious videos. But, once upon a time, she was…

The Frisky | March 8, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Girl Talk: Some Of My Friends Can’t Get It Together

The majority of my friends are doing cool things with their lives: I have lots of journalist friends, friends who got cosmetology licenses, friends in law school, friends taking the…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend’s Jealous That I Love My Job”

Let me start by saying I love my boyfriend. We’ve been dating for about a year and a half, living together for most of that, and have often talked about…

Wendy Atterberry | January 20, 2010 - 4:00 pm
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