What are reasonable boundaries when you’re highly paid? How do you make work/life boundaries that you and others in your life respect?
Because Kat is an alumni of Biglaw, we've talked about Biglaw a lot over the years. Some particular stories that may be of interest:
- Guide to Basic Women's Suiting
- The Best Women's Suits (From Budget to Designer!)
- Resources for Summer Associates
- Financial Advice for Women Lawyers
- How to Pay Off Big Student Loans
- 5 Tips for Surviving the Day after an All-Nighter
- Courtroom Attire for Women Lawyers
What do you think are the most important rules to follow at work lunches (and dinners)? Any “fun” embarrassing business lunch stories to share so that readers can learn from your mistakes…?
If your company or firm has an established “summer program” for interns or summer associates, what does it look like this year? What are the perks and “events” planned? (Also, here’s a roundup of some of our previous advice…)
A recent op-ed in the ABA Journal has some women outraged over claims that working mothers are terrible managers, overly perfectionist, and don’t support team members. Let’s discuss.
Here’s are all of this lawyer and guestblogger’s best tips on finding time to exercise.
Meet this month’s featured reader, a 30-year-old mother of one in BigLaw who’s sharing her salary, net worth, and thoughts on saving aggressively for retirement.
Meet this month’s featured reader, a 34-year-old in BigLaw who’s sharing her salary, net worth, and thoughts on going from more than $205,000 of student debt to just over $50,000 of debt in four and a half years.
How DO you protect your personal time and engagements from work encroachment? Do you have any great tips on what to say to your superiors, or how to signal that things are really important and cannot be cancelled?
Here’s an odd post that I don’t think we’ve ever done: financial advice for women lawyers starting in BigLaw or other big corporate gigs with lots of money. Starting salaries for lawyers can be as high as $180,000 these days, so it can definitely be a great first salary! It’s a good idea to be … Read More about Financial Tips for Women Lawyers Just Starting in BigLaw (Or Other Very High Paying Gigs)
What are your favorite easy office decor ideas? What would you recommend to summer associates and interns?
A young woman associate wrote to us, wondering if a $2700 bag was too expensive of a briefcase for someone just starting at her law firm.
Update: We’ve still stand by this advice on looking great the day after the all-nighter, but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of the best makeup products to fake a good night’s sleep.We’ve all been there — stuff needs to get done, and stuff needs to get done now. In the high-stress job, the all-nighter … Read More about Looking Great The Day After the All-Nighter