Climbing the ladder

13 Women On the Weird Ways They Were Fired

Getting fired is simply a fact of the working world, and even the most successful among us have been there (including J.K. Rowling, Sallie Krawcheck, and Oprah Winfrey). But some tales are much crazier than others. We asked 13 women to share...

8 Reasons to Be Early to Work

Arriving early to work might not always sound like the most appealing thing to do, mainly because it means getting up earlier. But there are some great reasons to get ahead of the game — especially if you practice some good morning habits. Check...

How to Job Search While Pregnant

Having a baby can be one of the most exciting times in your life. But if you're on the job search while nurturing a tiny life inside you, you might be more than a little overwhelmed. And for good reason: According to Tallahassee-based attorney...

6 Ways to Stay Focused at Work

Staying focused at work can be a challenge. Between office chatting, personal email, texting, and every single site on the Internet, it’s a wonder anyone ever gets anything done. I struggled with focus for years, and I assumed I was simply doomed...

10 Fast Facts on Sarah Thomas, the First Female Referee in the NFL

Sarah Thomas is a big deal. As the first full-time female referee in NFL history, she just set a major precedent in professional sports. And while she's suddenly all over the headlines, according to her resume she's always been big news. Here are...

How Do I Switch Departments Within My Company?

I love the company I work for, but hate what I do here. I'm in marketing but want to move to sales. I think I'd be an asset there, but have no experience. How do I broach the topic of moving, and to whom? There's no HR and I don't want to damage...

Why Every Successful Woman Needs a ‘Housewife’

If you’re a high-achieving woman with a career to navigate or business to build, you probably want more hours in the day, more energy, and more money. But what you might need most of all is a “housewife.” It’s so very 1950s, and yet I’d argue the...

10 Men Who Are Having It All

It’s really hard to be a straight, white, able-bodied man these days. Despite advances in equal opportunity, men are still getting a bum deal when it comes to representation in corporate America and success in entrepreneurship ventures. Their...

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