Here’s today’s question: what are your thoughts about holiday networking? What kind of events (whether through your office, professional organizations, alumni connections, or even friends’ parties) do you think are the best for holiday networking — and what are your best tips for having a successful networking experience at a holiday party? Perhaps importantly this … Read More about Tips and Tricks for Holiday Networking
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on what to wear to a business cocktail party, and links have been updated below. If it’s summertime, you may want to check out our advice on summer work events — if it’s wintertime, you may want to check out some of our posts on holiday business etiquette. Reader … Read More about What to Wear to a Business Cocktail Party
2020 Update: We’ve updated this advice for what to wear to law school, but you may want to check out our more recent roundup of the best blogs for women law students, or our law school resources for women. What clothes should you add to your wardrobe before you attend law school? Reader N has … Read More about What to Wear to Law School
Job-hunting is challenging enough when you have a typical full-time career — but how do you handle looking for a new position when you work long hours in a job that makes it hard to get away for networking and interviews? We’ve talked a lot about interviewing, job-hunting, and networking over the years (and certainly finding time to … Read More about How to Job Search When You’re Super Busy
I was thinking recently about the different mentors I’ve had over the years — as well as the different mentees — and I started wondering: what are best practices on both sides of the relationship? How can you get the most out of your mentor-mentee relationship? What’s the best advice for how to be a great … Read More about Mentoring Advice: How to Be a Great Mentee (and How to be a Great Mentor)
Looking for the best tips on changing careers? These are Kat’s best tips on how to find a new career — and what to consider before you start making moves.
Have you changed your settings on LinkedIn before starting a job hunt? Have you ever made any mistakes that revealed more than you wanted to about your LinkedIn activity? How much do you actually use LinkedIn for networking and job searching?
Hot on the heels of our discussion about how not to gain weight over the summer recruiting season, we thought we’d round up some of the readers’ top tips on dining etiquette, collected from our last discussion on the topic. Ladies, what is your top tip for dining etiquette? What etiquette mistakes do you see interns and … Read More about Dining Etiquette: 10 Things to Know About Business Lunches
How do you find out about professional organizations that could be a good fit for you and your goals? How do you decide which organizations to join, whether for networking in your niche, business development/new clients, or just better opportunities? Ladies, what are your best tips for finding worthwhile professional organizations? Psst: We’ve also looked at volunteering and … Read More about Finding and Joining Professional Organizations
How do you meet new friends and other professionals to add to your social network? Reader K wonders about the old-fashioned, “IRL” methods and other best tips for how to meet new friends and network.. Like many of your readers, I am graduating from law school in May and will be moving to a big … Read More about How to Make New Friends and Network
Joining a nonprofit board allows you to lend a hand for a good cause, build your professional network, develop your skills, and even advance your career. But what is the best way to get on a board — and how should you evaluate board membership opportunities to determine whether a particular organization is the right one for you? We’ve … Read More about How to Get on a Board
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to do black tie on a budget, but you may also want to check out all of our other posts on holiday business etiquette. How do you dress for a work-related black tie — on a budget? Whether you have a formal holiday office party coming … Read More about Tales from the Wallet: Black Tie on a Budget