When I was pregnant, I thought of all the ways I could save money once baby was born. Cloth diapering and breastfeeding were the obvious first choices, followed by the fact that I didn’t have to worry about many parents’ biggest expense: childcare.
The journalism industry isn’t exactly known for having prestigious, high-paying jobs — Anna Wintour, Anderson Cooper, Ta-Nehisi Coates, etc., excluded, of course.
Your soft skills are just as important as your hard skills.
Life never slows down. Most people spend their time working 40-plus hours a week, striving to maintain healthy relationships, spending quality time with their spouse and children, and doing something for themselves in their free time.
Personal branding is all about creating a reputation — aka, a brand — that represents the sum total of your career and professional persona.
We all know that you can negotiate your salary — but can you also negotiate a bigger payout if your company decides to let you go?
Four years ago, I was sitting at my desk, trying to figure out exactly what I didn’t know about having a writing career.
If you’re a 20- or 30-something, you’re probably familiar with the “gig economy.”
Usually, you can tell when you’ve absolutely bombed an interview.
Throughout my career, I’ve been lucky enough to have some fantastic mentors.
Is it more important to grow your savings or increase your income? The answer, it seems, depends on who you ask.
So you got a promotion. Congratulations! But are you feeling unsure about how great that raise, title change, or additional benefit actually is?
Women in tech, innovation, and entrepreneurship have historically had some pretty big hurdles to clear.
By now, you’ve almost certainly heard about mindfulness — the trendy practice of living in the now by paying attention to your thoughts.
A healthy work-life balance is a laudable goal that most people aspire to. In fact, a flexible schedule has become one of the most sought-after elements of a job.
When I was new to the world of freelancing, it seemed like a feat to simply have my name appear as a byline on an article, regardless of whether or not I was paid.
It’s 2017, and women are supposed to be equals in the workplace. For many, workdays are also filled with small and subtle reminders that the work environment wasn’t designed with them in mind.
Entrepreneurship is for anyone. Yet despite the narrative that all you have to do is pull yourself up by your bootstraps and become your own boss, the world of startups has long seemed like a boys’ club.
Even if “writer” isn’t mentioned anywhere in your job description, the ability to write well can be a big boost to your career.
Women are inspiring. They hold high-power positions across different industries; they start their own businesses; they raise families. In fact, more than 70 percent of American women with children are in the work force.