Topic: Networking

Bullish: How Getting Hit On By Dudes Trains You For Career Negotiations

Bullish: How Getting Hit On By Dudes Trains You For Career Negotiations

How is negotiating different for women? Well, for one, we do less of it and should do more of it. I’m sure you’ve heard that. I’m sure you’ve also read that people (both men and other women) like us less when we negotiate, although I have a hard time caring when I have enough money to drink Macallan 18 the way I used to drink Sutter Home.

I think there may be a few other gender differences that are less talked about. More »

Bitch, Please: Taking Sides In A Friend Break-Up And Friends’ Break-Ups

Bitch, Please: Taking Sides In A Friend Break-Up And Friends' Break-Ups

There’s been some drama in my group of friends, and I’m not sure what I should do. I have a couple of close friends that I’ve known for ages, we all moved to [redacted] after graduation to take jobs in the same industry, which is a pretty small circle where we live, so most of the people around our age all socialize together after work. But most of them are a couple years older than the three of us and they’re pretty cliquey, so it can be hard to really feel like a part of the group or get invited to the non-networking social events, but for the last few months, they’ve been inviting me. More »