online dating
This is the first time in history that men have experienced droves of driven, intelligent women. And it is apparent that many are not handling it well.
work
I'm grateful for every stint. Especially the way-over-my-head, can-barely-stand-to-look-back-on-it ones.
in

Jun 11, 2014 at 9:00am | 61 comments

work
Every day I'd dress up in my business casual outfit, make coffee and head to my car to keep up appearances.
stalkers
I didn’t think people actually stalked in the work place. Only strangers off the street and crazy exes stalk, right?
anxiety
Sure, I was passionate and motivated, but I suspect I was also a little "scary."
feminism
Working for these particular feminists even made me nostalgic for the housekeeping job where I was sexually harassed by a house boy for the entire summer.
in

Mar 13, 2014 at 2:00pm | 252 comments

sat
Could my teenage a-hole self really come back to haunt me?
in

Mar 7, 2014 at 12:00pm | 111 comments

refinery29
An obsession with everyone’s online goings-on — to the point where you neglect what’s happening in your own life, right in front of you — can fuel feelings of isolation and self-doubt as you wonder if other people are better at their jobs, better-liked, or otherwise moving forward more quickly than you.
twitter
clothes
It’s not I’m not that into dressing up, or I don’t know how to put an outfit together. It’s just that most days, I would rather hold on to a few more precious minutes of sleep, than wake up earlier, put together a look, and do my own hair and makeup.
refinery29
Unless you work at a company dedicated to the crushing of dreams and suppression of fun, you probably have an office holiday party coming up this month. You've already got your outfit picked out, but what about your behavior?
refinery29
This week, the ladies offer some much-needed career advice.
in

Dec 5, 2013 at 11:30am | 14 comments

co-workers
My job is straight out of '1984,' plus I’m being bullied. Between the cameras and the nepotism and the unwavering fear factor, I’m shocked I’ve made it this long.
career
If the top is where you're aiming, here are the goals to work toward, advice to keep in mind, and faux pas not to make.
career
I was proud of my decision to follow my passion, forgo a more stable job and write full-time. But other people's reactions to that news weren't quite what I was expecting.
debt
I had change the way I think about my salary and savings. Though I earn several thousand dollars each month, I now know that I don’t get to automatically spend it all, like I would have when I was in my teens or early 20s and had no debt or living expenses.
learnvest
At this stage of the game, I’m a pretty good idea launcher, but it’s definitely been an acquired skill. In my twenties and thirties, I often procrastinated, stewed, second-guessed myself or overly polished a concept, sometimes so much so that I totally missed the moment of opportunity.
learnvest
A recent AARP survey in New York City found that nearly half of people over 50 were concerned about age discrimination at work.
in

Nov 5, 2013 at 11:30am | 98 comments

fashionista
If you want to boost your fashion career and have a really, really good time, go to Fashionista's "How To Make It" Conference.
career
I’m 37 years old and married without kids—and I haven’t worked in four years. That feels like a confession. I didn’t expect to be living like this in my 30s, but not working has worked out for me.
refinery29
We spoke with Tara Sophia Mohr, a career coach whose 10 Rules for Brilliant Women is pretty much the rulebook, when it comes to getting ahead. She dished the 10 things you're probably saying all the time, that are working against you.
in

Oct 29, 2013 at 11:30am | 212 comments

thought catalog
Yeah, people are going to be rude to you. But then you get the people that thank you for what you do, smile, or ask you how your day is going.