Every other week there's an article about how Millennial employees are all lazy, entitled brats. Well, the truth is that sometimes the problem is a little higher up the food chain. Below are the best practices for running off anyone in your organization who wants to see it succeed... Be unclear about your expectations. Whenever … Continue reading How to Lose an Employee
My social media feeds have been lit up this week over an issue that combines my hometown, fashion, and talking about professionalism--three of my favorite things! So let's get to it. An Atlanta teacher went viral after pictures of her posing in the classroom set off a huge debate about whether her outfits were professional. After … Continue reading What Not To Wear
Since 2002 when Heather Armstrong got fired for making objectionable comments about her workplace on her blog, social media has exploded. It's now an inescapable fact of life that we're living in what amounts to a self-imposed surveillance state. Headed out to the store in your IDGAF comfy clothes? Don't be surprised if you end up … Continue reading Loose lips and pink slips
Good news! I found a job as a lawyer! I really enjoy the work, my boss is supportive and treats me with respect, and I have a 10-15 minute commute. Plus, now that we have a second income I can finally replace my car, buy tickets to fly out for Jaleesa's fall wedding, and … Continue reading On the come up.
Every day when I wake up, I have to remind myself how blessed I am. Approximately 1/3 of the population has a college degree. There are about 1 million active, licensed attorneys and the US had a population of 316.1 million people as of 2013. I am part of an extremely elite profession that encompasses … Continue reading What they don’t teach you in law school
Bar results came out yesterday and I PASSED! Hugely relieved. Results weren't due out until today, and I actually went to the website just to see what time they'd be dropping and saw the link. I scrolled down the list in slow motion and there my name was! Texas actually gives you your score and … Continue reading Esquired.