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Feminspire | April 24, 2014

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Work / Careers

Discussion of jobs, work, careers and helpful guides for young women.

Keep Doing This, and You’ll Lose Your Job AND Your Sanity

February 18, 2014 |

Let’s talk job burnout.

Specifically, how hard it can be to spot it in the first place, let alone make an effort to fix it. In a perfect world (ha), we’d all be able to pick up and move on … Read More

Why Our First Jobs Might Matter More Than We Think

November 18, 2013 | Sully Moreno

When my partner told me he accepted a job offer in Washington, I thought it may be the opportunity I had been waiting for as well. With only months to go before graduating from college in Florida, I hadn’t decided … Read More

The Customer Isn’t Right When They’re Sexually Harassing You

June 28, 2013 | Laila Corbeau | 22 Comments

“We can’t go out this way?” The first man wondered aloud to his friend, both of whom could not be much younger than my own father.

“Not sure,” the second man responded, looking right at me. “Looks like they’ve got … Read More

Why Nude Modeling Shouldn’t Ruin My Life

April 29, 2013 | Emily Hill | 9 Comments

Last week, I did a photo shoot with a very talented photographer/stylist couple. I’ve worked with them many times before, and I trust them completely. After we were finished shooting for the day, I spent some time discussing concepts that … Read More

How Many of Me Equals One Man?

April 10, 2013 | Sid

Is this thing on?

I work for a game company. Of late, I’ve taken issue with some of the content we’re receiving, and I’ve been everything but quiet about it. I’ve written letters to management and blatantly refused to work … Read More

Your Ambitions Are Nice and All, But When Are You Having Kids?

April 9, 2013 | Chelsea Leibow | 3 Comments

There is a lot I want to accomplish in my short time on this planet. Owning and controlling my own pro-woman media conglomerate, procuring the elusive EGOT, and finally getting through all of Gone With the Wind in one sitting are certainly at … Read More

The Secrets of Getting Hired: How to Find a Job

April 2, 2013 | Veronica Leigh | 6 Comments

I know that many of us are suffering in the current economic climate. It’s disheartening to hear news casters constantly discuss the high unemployment rate in America and the world over, and I know how frustrating it can be to … Read More

Why Being an Intern Doesn’t Have to Suck

February 27, 2013 | Noor Al-Sibai | 282 Comments

I’m of the strange habit of glamorizing the banal aspects of daily life when those aspects pertain to a lifestyle that I strive for. I love driving through rush hour traffic after getting off of work from my office job … Read More

How to Get Fired While Maintaining Dignity and Grace

October 15, 2012 | Kate Russell | 52 Comments

So, you’re a young person trying to make your way in a horrible economy and you managed to do the impossible:  you got a job.  Until one day at the beginning of your shift, you’re given the news that the … Read More

How To Deal With a Case of the Mondays

October 15, 2012 | Lauren Slavin | 54 Comments

Mondays always seem to take us by surprise, despite the fact that there will be one every week in the foreseeable future. If only “having a case of the Mondays” was an excuse to skip work and class, or if … Read More

A Tale of the Much Ignored Female Ego

October 14, 2012 | Sully Moreno | 203 Comments

My fiancé and I reached many professional milestones together. We got our Bachelor’s degrees, started graduate school, and got our Master’s degrees at the same time. For years, we were always at the same level of our career development. But … Read More

Hollywood 101: Is Networking The Key To Industry Success?

October 2, 2012 | Hallie Jordan | 240 Comments

Marni Rothman was a beautiful red headed teenager that as a six-year-old, I couldn’t help but look up to. I remember going to her Bat Mitzvah and thinking I was the coolest kid in the world because she chose to … Read More