Working from Home? Be Sure to Establish Boundaries

Working from home is now a reality for more than 26 million people. It can be part-time or full-time, for an employer or as an entrepreneur. Generally, working from home is seen as one of the choice benefits that companies can bestow on employees, or as one of the perks of being self-employed. How do […]

6 Work Skills that Improve Your Home Life (and Vice-Versa)

Whether you are currently working as a manager or are a stay-at-home mom looking to get back into a management role after taking time off, you possess skills that are very transferable to the other side of your life. 1. Project/quality management: At work, you need to keep everything moving smoothly so that, ultimately, the […]

Can Women Have It All With Careers and Kids?

I know – the title of this post is a loaded question. The feminist in me scoffs at it and asks, “And why not? Men have been doing it without problems or questions for centuries. So now, in 2011, isn’t it about time that women would be able to do it, too?” And then there […]

Disconnecting after Work: Strategically Pulling the Plug

Nowadays, everything is so ON! At work, people can connect with us via phone (landline and cell), fax, email, text, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Skype… The list is endless! And when we do get home with the work cell and laptop in tow, we have to fight the urge to do a “quick” check-in while […]

What Work/Life Balance?

Today marks the debut of Bottomless Briefcase: A Blog for Working Women. Everywhere. I am one of the contributors to this blog, and my first post gives my take on work/life balance. Before becoming a mom, I was so sure that I would be able to continue to have a good work/life balance. Oh, sure, […]

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