What would you do (for work) if you could do almost anything? Would you try to follow your passion, or seek something along more amorphous lines?
3 Ways to Stay Engaged In Your Career
Readers, what do you think are the best ways to stay engaged in your career? Do the answers change if you’re in a lockstep system like BigLaw? What do you think are the benefits to staying engaged?
End of Year Career Goals & Assessments
As the end of the year approaches, what kind of end-of-year career assessments are you doing? Are you making end-of-year career goals?
How Do You Spend Your Time Working?
How much time do you spend on email, meetings, research, writing, training, admin, and other work-related tasks? What does your task breakdown look like?
Red, Yellow, Green: Is Your Job Right For You?
Do you like your job (or career)? If you were asked, “is your job right for you,” what would you say? There are a number of different ways to ponder this question — whether the work-life balance you’ve got is the job/career is the work-life balance you want; whether the salary for the job is … Read More about Red, Yellow, Green: Is Your Job Right For You?
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?
Careers and Personalities
For those of you happy in your careers — what is the specific mix of personality trait and career characteristic that is a great fit for you?
How Your Career Affects Your Happiness (or: Are There Any Happy Lawyers?)
Reader C wonders who the happy lawyers are… but I think this leads us to a bigger question that will hopefully make for an interesting discussion: how do you view your career in your general quest for happiness? Hi Kat, I have a question for you and your incredible readers. I am an undergrad applying … Read More about How Your Career Affects Your Happiness (or: Are There Any Happy Lawyers?)