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
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: 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: Stay Motivated When a Gentlewomanly Life Seems Far Away
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Get Bullish With My New Biz While My Partner Pays the Bills?
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
Our founder Jen Dziura spoke on a panel discussing “Stop Starving: How Creatives Get Paid” in NYC – coming here from the panel discussion? Welcome! This Ladies Get Paid event aimed to answer the question: Why is it so damn hard for creative people to talk about money? For those of us who do creative work, it can be particularly difficult to…
Jen spoke at The Blog Connect this past weekend in Philadelphia (more pics are on the @jenniferdziura and @getbullish Instagram accounts) – thanks to #PHLBloggers for the invite! Pics by Tim Becker. For those who were in attendance (hi!), here are a few articles that expand on points from the talk: The Best Business Strategy is One that Makes You Money…
There’s no better time than now to be hosting a conference for feminist badasses in Washington DC. Not only is DC filled with amazing places to eat, beautiful sites to see, and eclectic boutiques to shop at, but it’s the perfect opportunity to set up times to meet with your representatives in person and get your voice heard. We’ve curated a list…
We’re continuing to smash the patriarchy on LinkedIn, so check out our latest article on why feminist companies are “failing”: In the already dark days of early 2017, we’ve also seen the implosion of a number of feminist-allied companies: the CEO scandal at Thinx, the bankruptcy of Nasty Gal, and the sale of Modcloth to Wal-Mart. Is there some trend here?…
The American Association of University Women’s recent campaign, #StandUpToSexism has sparked conversations surrounding feminism, careers and fighting gender bias. Jen will be joining a panel of women who will discuss the challenges that women face in the workplace while navigating their feminism. If you’re in DC, (or nearby) and want to check out the panel, you can get tickets here. Date: April 14, 2017…
I was once a “webmaster” – back when that was a job – working under a Christian evangelical patriarch. Late forties, silver hair, dutiful wife – so basically Mike Pence. I’ll call my guy Mark Price. I was in college at the time, and this was a pretty cool job – I made fifteen bucks an hour and could work…
The Bullish Society is our members-only community of supportive career badasses and we have so much good stuff coming up this month! If you’re curious about the society, now is the perfect time to join us and check it out. #ICYMI- March Expert-in-Residence Our March EIR shared super amazing tips and tricks on kicking ass in the corporate world. Check out…
We’ve just released our #bullicornHacks life and career advice ebook! Here, you’ll find tips and tricks on everything from work, living well, relationships and making a difference in the world. This compendious book – crowdsourced from the feminist productivity badasses of Bullish and curated by staff – is the perfect place to find bullish advice, tips and tricks on life,…
We are so excited to announce our first of several carefully selected #BullCon17 speakers! Mariah MacCarthy! Mariah MacCarthy is an award-winning writer. She’s also a producer, teacher, curator, storyteller, burlesque dabbler, rapper, birth mother, immersive-party-play-maker, and all-around creatrix. Her plays (which tend to be sex-positive, women-driven, and funny) have been done everywhere from subway stations to Paris. She runs a…
We are so excited to announce that #BullCon17 All Access Passes are officially on sale! Mark your calendars, this is going to be an amazing year. The Bullish Conference is a career conference for feminists who want to make the world and the workplace better. GetBullish and the Bullish Conference have been bringing it since 2013. At the 5th annual BullCon, there is…