Brotopia by Emily Chang

Rising Up or Stepping Down: A Woman’s Professional Dilemma I had a pretty interesting experience at work today. Now, for the sake of privacy, I try to stay away from discussing work-related matters online, and this is sort of borderline between work and personal life. Today, I was part of a roundtable discussion between all the women in my company with regards to the issues … Continue reading Brotopia by Emily Chang

What does success look like? (from the New York Times)

In other words, the price of familial obligation As a prolific reader of any publication that contain the words “New York” I subscribe to a lot of newsletters from—you guessed it—the New York Times. One of them is called The Edit, a newsletter specifically for the “young” ones, written by recent college graduates about things that pertain to their world today. I may not be … Continue reading What does success look like? (from the New York Times)

The recession is over: it’s time to move on

This September marked the 10-year anniversary of the collapse of the Lehman Brothers, otherwise known as “the financial crisis of 2008” or “recession,” for short. Like many recent college graduates at the time, I was hopeful and excited at the prospect of having a career. I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to do, but I knew that with a business degree, I had plenty … Continue reading The recession is over: it’s time to move on

On Why I Quit Facebook

Recently I stumbled upon a New York Times article about social media. But instead of glorifying it, this article – written by a computer science professor and blog writer – stressed the reasons why you should quit social media: because it can hurt your career. As an avid fan of reading the New York Times, I’ve been waiting for an article like this for the … Continue reading On Why I Quit Facebook