Reader L has a question about networking and job hunting in a different geographic area…
First Day on the Job Tips: How to Make Your First Day a GREAT One
With interns everywhere starting soon (to say nothing of college graduates), I thought we should have an open thread about what your best advice is for the first day on the job (and, hey, your first week!). We’ve talked about how to build a wardrobe for your summer internship (as well as no-duh tips in … Read More about First Day on the Job Tips: How to Make Your First Day a GREAT One
Job Hopping: Yea or Nay?
How bad is job hopping? What do you think is the minimum time to stay in one job?
How to Make New Friends and Network
What are your best tips on how to make new friends — and network in the process?
Tips for Full-Time MBA Students
A new MBA student has plenty on her plate: classes and projects, networking events, recruiting opportunities — not to mention the typical grad school challenges of making new friends and (for some) adjusting to a new city. Reader R wonders if we have any great tips for full-time MBA students, particularly female MBA students… Hi … Read More about Tips for Full-Time MBA Students
Your Job, Your Career, or You: When to Quit Your Career
When should you quit your career? How do you know when you’ve chosen the wrong one? How long should you give yourself before you quit — and how many jobs should you try in that career?
Managing Your Personal Brand Online
What will potential employers find when they Google your name — and what can you do if you don’t like what they’ll see? How can your own website help you manage your personal brand online? Reader T wonders… I have a question about personal websites for lawyers and professional women. Before law school, I had a reasonably lengthy career in an … Read More about Managing Your Personal Brand Online
Becoming a Better Manager: Books and Online Resources
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to become a better manager (and links have been updated below), but you may also want to check out our latest discussion on online women’s management training. How do you become a boss and a more effective leader — whether you’re new to management or you’ve supervised people for a while and want … Read More about Becoming a Better Manager: Books and Online Resources
When Fear and Low Self-Esteem Hold You Back
A reader wondered how to push through fear and low self-esteem to build the career you want.
How to Find Career Coaches (And Why, and When)
What are your best tips on how to find career coaches, ladies? Why might you need one? When in your career should you look a career coach? Let’s discuss. First, here’s Reader J’s question about how to find a career coach: Have you ever written about using the services of a career coach? How does … Read More about How to Find Career Coaches (And Why, and When)
Guest Post: Planning for Retirement — But Not How You Think
Retirement — and retirement hobbies — are likely a long way off in your mind. But I like to be prepared, so I asked Lisa from Privilege what those of us who are still working should know. Can one prepare to pursue hobbies? Were there things she thought she’d love but hasn’t -— or hobbies that, once she got … Read More about Guest Post: Planning for Retirement — But Not How You Think
Summer Associate Series: Tips for Ending an Internship Positively
As your internship or summer associateship comes to a close, these are our best tips for ending an internship positively!