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11 Tips for Pumping at Work

April 08, 2017

11 Tips for Pumping at Work

From women who have done it.

How My Baking Hobby Makes Me Better at My Job

February 10, 2017

How My Baking Hobby Makes Me Better at My Job

On becoming a better digital product manager, one tri-color Italian rainbow cookie at a time.

3 Women on Re-entering the Workforce

February 03, 2017

3 Women on Re-entering the Workforce

Tales of getting back into the game after an extended time off.

5 Women on Being a Boss

January 27, 2017

5 Women on Being a Boss

Making decisions when the buck stops with you.

I Moonlighted as an Actor—Until I Fell in Love With My Day Job

January 20, 2017

I Moonlighted as an Actor—Until I Fell in Love With My Day Job

I followed my passion—and then found a new one where I least expected it.

The Many Faces of Career Crisis

January 20, 2017

The Many Faces of Career Crisis

Tales from women who made it through.

When You Love Your Job, But It’s Unmanageable

January 06, 2017

When You Love Your Job, But It’s Unmanageable

On scaling back—or going part-time—when work becomes too much.

Are You My Mentor?

December 31, 2016

Are You My Mentor?

A group discussion.

Why I’ve Prioritized Career and Family Over Friends

December 24, 2016

Why I’ve Prioritized Career and Family Over Friends

A discussion about the challenges, triumphs, and paradoxes of your lives as professional women.

Let’s Stop Talking About “Luck”

November 13, 2016

Let’s Stop Talking About “Luck”

Do you attribute your career breaks to “luck”? Try again.

I Started a New Job 3 Months Pregnant

November 12, 2016

I Started a New Job 3 Months Pregnant

One MM employee on interviewing during her first trimester.

The Wild, Wonderful World of MM’s Engineering Team

October 15, 2016

The Wild, Wonderful World of MM’s Engineering Team

Meet the brilliant engineers that keep MM humming.

Get What You Want: 5 Expert Negotiating Tips

September 30, 2016

Get What You Want: 5 Expert Negotiating Tips

From Columbia professor Malia Mason.

September 08, 2016

Interview Outfits for Lawyers: 13 Tips for Nailing It

Calling all lawyers: 13 detailed tips on what to wear to your job interview.

What To Wear to an Internship: 4 Interns, 4 Wardrobes

August 27, 2016

What To Wear to an Internship: 4 Interns, 4 Wardrobes

Congratulations—you got an internship! Now, what to wear? MM.LaFleur’s own editorial intern tracked four friends through their summer jobs in finance, law, and philanthropy.

Work/Life, Womansplained: weeSpring CEO Allyson Downey on Career and Motherhood

August 13, 2016

Work/Life, Womansplained: weeSpring CEO Allyson Downey on Career and Motherhood

Entrepreneur and author Allyson Downey discusses the maternity leave trap, judge-y moms, and how to split up “thinking work” between parents.

How Do You OOO?

August 04, 2016

How Do You OOO?

Pack your bags, lather on the sunscreen, and fire up your auto-replies: It’s OOO season.

Out of Office: MM.LaFleur’s NYC Showroom Is a Shopping Haven for Busy Professionals

July 23, 2016

Out of Office: MM.LaFleur’s NYC Showroom Is a Shopping Haven for Busy Professionals

Our new showroom is open! Prepare to have the most productive, personalized, and stress-free shopping experience of your life.

Banning ‘Bro Talk’: Sam Polk on Why Men Need to Step Up Their Treatment of Women in the Workplace

July 19, 2016

Banning ‘Bro Talk’: Sam Polk on Why Men Need to Step Up Their Treatment of Women in the Workplace

Sam Polk, a former hedge fund trader, speaks to us about about “bro talk” and holding men accountable for their treatment of women in the workplace.

One Pizza at a Time: Nancy Easton Brought Healthy Food to Schools Way Before It Was Cool

July 15, 2016

One Pizza at a Time: Nancy Easton Brought Healthy Food to Schools Way Before It Was Cool

As a teacher, marathoner, mother of three, and founder of Wellness in the Schools—a rapidly-expanding nonprofit that brings nutritional food and fitness programs to public schools nationwide—Nancy Easton tackles impossibility with a firm hug (and a salad bar).

Meet Kathryn Minshew: The Career Matchmaker & CEO of The Muse

July 09, 2016

Meet Kathryn Minshew: The Career Matchmaker & CEO of The Muse

After struggling with her own career path, Kathryn Minshew co-founded The Muse, which provides job counseling and matches users to open positions at great companies.

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