Careers :: Feminism :: Essays
Bullish Q&A: I Like My Job — Do I Really Need a Side Gig?
The Infuriating Truth About Why Some Women Project Their Problems on Other Women Who Are In Fact Living Their Lives Totally Functionally
On “Having It All,” Feminism, Picking the Right Partner, and Lifestyle Design
Bullish Q&A: The Bullish Guide To A Quarter Life Crisis
Bullish Q&A: Volunteering vs. Side Hustles
Advice Mega-Column, Part II: Giant Student Loans, Mean Girl Friends, Whitepapers, Career Changes, and Minimum Viable Products
Bullish Q&A: How to Protect Yourself if Your Job Isn’t Stable
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Stay Motivated When I Feel Behind With Life?
Genderqueer in the Office? A Few Thoughts on Building a Career
Bullish Q&A: Help! My Job Experience Isn’t “Professional”
Bullish Q&A: My Family Wants Me to Get a Boyfriend
Bullish Q&A: Stay Motivated When a Gentlewomanly Life Seems Far Away
Bullish on The Muse…How to (Effectively) Be a Feminist in the Workplace
Bullish Q&A: Help! I’m About to Get Fired But I Want to Stay
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Stay Bullish If I Need a Lot of Sleep?
On DailyWorth: How to Get Credit for Your Work
Bullish Q&A: What to Do When Your Internship is Probably Illegal?
Bullish on The Muse…This Champagne-Fueled Shindig Will Make Achieving Your Goals Oh So Much More Fun
About Those “Friends” Who Keep Trying to Sell You Goddamn Nail Wraps
Bullish on The Muse: Actually, The Way Women Talk is Just Fine
Bullish Q&A: How To Effectively Share Examples Of Your Work
Bullish Q&A: How Do I Determine How Much I Can Charge For My Expertise?
Bullish Q&A: Pay Off Debt Bullishly
Bullish on Daily Worth…How to Parent Equally When You Both Work Full-Time
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…
This May, we’ll be introducing a Professional Compliment Challenge in The Bullish Society. #31Compliments is a month-long challenge that aims to build your network, develop relationships and make the workplace better. Each day we’ll share a small (and easy!) assignment to complete. Do what you can to participate with what’s applicable to you. Some things may not fit with your…
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…