Careers :: Feminism :: Essays
Bullish Q&A: Freelance Rights, and How to Negotiate a Contract
About Those “Friends” Who Keep Trying to Sell You Goddamn Nail Wraps
Why Feminist Companies are “Failing” – Bullish on LinkedIn Pulse
I Worked for a Guy Like Mike Pence. It Was … As Expected.
Bullish Q&A: Want To Do ALL THE THINGS? Focus By Defining Your Endgame.
Bullish Q&A: Help! I’m About to Get Fired But I Want to Stay
#ICYMI Bullish: Three Career F*ckups I Made So You Don’t Have To
The Infuriating Truth About Why Some Women Project Their Problems on Other Women Who Are In Fact Living Their Lives Totally Functionally
I Want to See a Gender-Swapped Version of Every Movie. Literally Every One.
Bullish Q&A: On Moving Out of Support Roles, Coworkers with Terrible Politics, and Finally Getting Serious in Life
Bullish Q&A: How Can I Defend Feminist Ideas If I’m Terrible at Arguing?
Bullish Q&A: Volunteering vs. Side Hustles
Bullish Q&A: What About Dudes Who Skeeze on You at Conferences?
Bullish Q&A: Is a Franchise a Good Way to Start a Business?
Advice Mega-Column, Part II: Giant Student Loans, Mean Girl Friends, Whitepapers, Career Changes, and Minimum Viable Products
Bullish Q&A: Should I Step Up My Wardrobe to Succeed at Work?
Advice Mega-Column, Part I: Side Hustles for Academics, Face-Blindness, Your “Friends” Who Keep Trying to Sell You Nail Wraps
Bullish Q&A: Taking Risks to Move Up Fast
Bullish Q&A: Stay Motivated When a Gentlewomanly Life Seems Far Away
Bullish Q&A: What to Do When Your Internship is Probably Illegal?
Bullish Q&A: Side Hustles + Undermining Colleagues in Academia
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Get Bullish With My New Biz While My Partner Pays the Bills?
Why Don’t Men Buy Women Books in Bookstores Instead of Drinks in Bars?
Bullish Q&A: How Should You Decide Whether to Have Kids? (And How to Tell Your Relatives to BACK THE F OFF)
Bullish Q&A: The Bullish Guide To A Quarter Life Crisis
Genderqueer in the Office? A Few Thoughts on Building a Career
Bullish Q&A: Is It Too Late To Bullishly Plan For A Baby?
Bullish Q&A: Should I Do My Own Taxes?
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Stay Motivated When I Feel Behind With Life?
Bullish Q&A: How to Get Bullish About Moving to a New City
Bullish Q&A: Pay Off Debt Bullishly
Bullish Q&A: I Keep Interviewing for Jobs I Don’t Really Want
New Books of Feminist Interest, by Friends of Bullish (and Thoughts on Moving to New York)
How to Be So “Productive” That You Hate Life and Everyone Hates You
Bullish: Why More Socialism Would Help 51% Of The Population Create More Jobs
We’re thrilled to announce BullCon17 speakers Stephanie Judd and Kara Davidson! Stephanie and Kara founded Wolf & Heron in 2016. The pair co-create and deliver workshops for entrepreneurs, leaders, and change-makers who are looking for ways to expand their impact. Stephanie and Kara share a background in business strategy and change management consulting. They have worked with organizations of all types,…
We are so excited to announce Emily Chapman will be speaking this year at BullCon17! Emily’s workshop is Tools, Systems, and Processes: A quietly profane, rambling ode to keeping as little stuff as possible in your head because you might get hit by a bus or just not want to think about it. Emily specializes in clearly communicating specialist knowledge to non-specialist…
I am pleased to announce some digital products from #BullCon16 speaker Katie Dutcher, who offers meditation and mindfulness without the superstitious BS. You know that’s what we’re all about at Bullish. -Jen Katie Dutcher teaches meditation and is a mindfulness coach. She operates Flourish & Bloom, helping people to know themselves better, leading to personal growth and transformation. She also…
We are so excited to announce another one of our BullCon17 speakers, Stephanie Kaloi! She’s the Content Manager of A Practical Wedding (the world’s largest independent wedding website) and of The Compact (launching in summer 2017: think feminism, with a side of glitter). She lives in Oakland with her family and pack of adopted animals, and loves few things more than…
I just got a new gig as a freelance writer for a tech start-up blog, on top of my full-time job. In the contract for the freelance work, it specifies that all my writing will be their property under the “works made for hire” part of the U.S. copyright law. I did some research, that seems to be the norm.…
Our fearless founder Jennifer Dziura read Ivanka Trump’s new book so you don’t have to. She also went ahead and made some useful edits. Ivanka Trump’s Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success, has been hand annotated in red pen and retitled Women Who Work My Nerves: Rewriting the Rules for Success to Benefit the 1%. The annotated version has now been posted…
The Bullish Conference, taking place November 2-5, 2017 in Washington, D.C., is the perfect place to learn career skills and hacks that will not only make you more productive, but will also help you be a kickass employee, manager and coworker. In its fifth year, this is a proven event that has helped many women go back home and kill it in…
As we prepare for this year’s Bullish Conference (5 year anniversary!) we wanted to share some thoughts from previous attendees about their experiences. Our attendees come to BullCon for many different reasons; whether it’s to work on their side hustle, build a business, rock their career, network or just meet new bullish BFFs. Bullish exists at the intersection of careers…
Learn how to #slay at side hustling with Get Bullish founder Jennifer Dziura. She hosted a Side Hustles for Total Beginners webinar which answered the question, “How do you make that first dollar?” — especially if you don’t consider yourself a self-promotional type of person. This does not mean working for an app service or driving people around on the weekends. This is about you starting…
We’ve had a bunch of bullicorns reach out to ask how to respond to those “friends” who invite you to “parties” that are really just attempts to sell you nail wraps or whatevs. Our founder Jen Dziura shared her remarks on why MLM companies are so not a good idea. “Hey Jen, First – I’ve been following Bullish for just over…