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Why I’ve Prioritized Career and Family Over Friends

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”

Let’s Stop Talking About “Luck”

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

I Started a New Job 3 Months Pregnant

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

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

Get What You Want: 5 Expert Negotiating Tips

From Columbia professor Malia Mason.

Interview Outfits for Lawyers: 13 Tips for Nailing It | The M Dash

Interview Outfits for Lawyers: 13 Tips for Nailing It | The M Dash

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

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

What To Wear to the 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

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?

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

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

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

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

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.

Polished, Sharp, and Pregnant: 5 Tips for Maternity Workwear

Polished, Sharp, and Pregnant: 5 Tips for Maternity Workwear

Kelly Heuer, Ph.D. was baffled by her options for maternity workwear—but not for long. Here, her five guidelines for looking polished, sharp, and in charge for all nine months.

Werk.Co.: Meet the Ambitious Women and Co-Founders

Werk.Co.: Meet the Ambitious Women and Co-Founders

Meet the co-founders of Werk, a new company that matches ambitious women with high-level flex- and part-time jobs.

How To Quit Your Job Gracefully

How To Quit Your Job Gracefully

Almost everyone quits a job at some point. Here’s how to do it without burning bridges (unless, of course, you want to).

All-nighters, Popsicles, and Gandalf: #inmyMM with Lawyer CJ Faulkner

All-nighters, Popsicles, and Gandalf: #inmyMM with Lawyer CJ Faulkner

Corporate lawyer CJ Faulkner on her popsicle addiction, the joy of all things matchy-matchy, and how she survives the occasional all-nighter.

Working on “Why”: #inmyMM with Bain Consultant Jessica Basham

Working on “Why”: #inmyMM with Bain Consultant Jessica Basham

Jessica Basham, a management consultant at Bain & Company, on dressing up for the office, nightly journal entries, and her romantic walk to work.

Author Sloane Crosley on Balancing Two Careers—Then Finally Quitting Her Day Job

Author Sloane Crosley on Balancing Two Careers—Then Finally Quitting Her Day Job

Bestselling author Sloane Crosley on conflicts of interest, working from home, and why it took her so long to quit her day job.

Top 10 Wardrobe Staples for Women in Tech

Top 10 Wardrobe Staples for Women in Tech

They say workplaces are getting more casual—but the women we know in Silicon Valley are nothing but chic.

Job Hunting After Two Years of Travel: Four Tips for Re-entry

Job Hunting After Two Years of Travel: Four Tips for Re-entry

Two years ago, I quit my law firm job to travel the world. Now I’m ready to re-enter the workforce—which is easier said than done.

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