For those of you who have negotiated (or renegotiated) job perks and more, how do you think things have changed in the past few years? If you’re on the hiring side, what requests seem to be more common these days?
Office Holiday Party Etiquette
What are the rules for office holiday party etiquette?
Which Major Phases of Life Have You Been Through — and What Have You Learned?
What life phases can you see if you look at your life? For those of you who’ve been through many phases and now have the benefit of hindsight — what do you wish you’d learned in each phase of life?
“Invisible Furniture”: What Are the Unwritten Rules In Your Office?
What are the unwritten rules / “invisible furniture” in YOUR workplace — and in what ways do you see people bump into those rules when they’re new?
What to Wear on Your First Day at Work
Here’s a fun question for today: What are your best tips for someone on what to wear on your first day at work? Do you play it very safe with your interview outfit? If it’s a business casual environment and a suit isn’t appropriate, what do you wear for your first-day outfit? We’ve talked about … Read More about What to Wear on Your First Day at Work
Salary or Title: Which is More Important?
Which is more important — salary or title? Let’s discuss.
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
How to Choose the Best Office
If you could pick any office, which would you choose? What factors would help you choose the best office? Reader C wonders… I’m thrilled to have accepted a new job! I’m an attorney in my late 20s making a lateral move to a mid-size boutique firm after five years with my current shop. Of all … Read More about How to Choose the Best Office
Corporate Headshots: Best Practices (And What To Avoid)
What are the best tips for looking good in a corporate headshot? Should “looking good” be the goal? Reader J wonders: I have a professional photography session coming up. Any general recommendations? Good luck, J! We haven’t talked about what to wear for corporate headshots, or whether to wear eyeglasses in your corporate photo, or … Read More about Corporate Headshots: Best Practices (And What To Avoid)
What Personal Items to Bring On Your First Day At the Office
What personal items should you bring on your first day at the office? Here’s what I’d bring to keep in my desk…
What to Wear on the First Day at a Very Casual Office
2018 Update: We still stand by this advice on what to wear on the first day at a very casual law office — but you may also want to check out our newer discussion on what to wear on your first day at work. (You may also want to check out our Ultimate Guide to Business … Read More about What to Wear on the First Day at a Very Casual Office
Tales from the Wallet: The Easy Way to Save $10k
A good friend of Kat’s is an expert t saving — so she rounded up all the easy ways to save $10K.