Think Your Job is Killing You? It Actually Could Be.

Fellow career pro Holly Reslink recently shared an article from Huffington Post that talked about how people are less likely to die from second-hand smoke than from some stressors that arise from work. That is a sad commentary on what our careers have become: work can now be considered a bigger threat to our livelihood […]

Five Factors for Making a Career Decision

Whenever I see something that talks about hot careers for the future, various choices in healthcare populate the list. It does make sense for a healthcare career to be a smart choice for all the reasons that are talked about — people always need healthcare, baby boomers are getting to retirement age and will require […]

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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