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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: 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: 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: The Best & Worst Presents To Give At Your Office White Elephant Gift Exchange

The holiday season brings a wide swath of work-related traumas to endure: waiting for your holiday bonus, drinking too much weird tequila at your holiday party and making out with…

Megan Reynolds | December 22, 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

Cara Houiellebecq, Professional Sex Toy Tester, Has A Better Job Than You

Meet Cara Houiellebecq, a 33-year-old British mother of two who has a job that even makes us Frisky writers jealous: she’s a professional sex toy tester. She got into the biz…

Jessica Wakeman | August 4, 2014 - 2:30 pm

5 Things Your Doctor Really Wants To Say To You (But Won’t)

Doctors — especially surgeons — are expected to maintain a sense of decorum and professionalism at all times. I’m a board-certified neurosurgeon at a major American academic center, and while…

Cracked | June 10, 2014 - 6:45 pm

How One CEO Is Bringing More Women And Minorities To Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is known for many things — it’s thriving startup culture, the birthplace of Apple and leading the world in innovative technology and engineering — but diversity is not…

Hello Beautiful | May 25, 2014 - 11:30 am

The 5 Worst Things About Getting A Job In A Small Town

I live in the perpetually repressed Midwest (feel free to use that as your goth-rockabilly band name) where jobs are as scarce as its citizens’ political debates that don’t use…

Cracked | April 23, 2014 - 12:45 pm

6 Things No One Wants To Hear About Your Job

There is no job so interesting that you cannot tell a boring story about it. Here are some things that will help you bore the hell out of people when…

Cracked | February 23, 2014 - 10:30 am

How An Email Becomes A Life Or Death Situation

You’re sitting in your cubicle at work and you get an email from your boss asking you if you [insert task pertinent to your line of work here]. Your heart…

Ami Angelowicz | October 8, 2013 - 4:30 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
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