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?
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?
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 much time do you spend on email, meetings, research, writing, training, admin, and other work-related tasks? What does your task breakdown look like?
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?
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?
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?
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?)