Work and Money

Real life

The one thing new mums aren't supposed to admit


Bryony Gordon Is it really that unusual to be looking forward to the end of your maternity leave?

Ambition addiction

Is 'goal fatigue' holding you back?


ALICE WILLIAMS Why the quest to 'be our best self' can be counterproductive sometimes.

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You’re not as busy as you say you are


Hanna Rosin Also, by talking about it so much, you’re wasting time.

Leadership shadow

The test that shows how you treat women at work


KASEY EDWARDS Being a good leader for women is easier said than done.

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Internships for mums

US law firms introduce internships for mums

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 03:  A guest seen wearing a Louis Vuitton bag outside the Elie Saab show on March 3, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

Effie Mann Roles for mums - not dads - returning to the workforce.

Sheryl Sandberg

Have things changed for women a year after Lean In?

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 14:  Sheryl Sandberg, who is the COO of Facebook and the author of

Lisa Bonos Why the legacy of Sandberg’s movement won’t come down to book sales, a new movie or less sexist stock photography.

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Study finds both genders think women are bad at basic maths


John Bohannon Think women can’t do math? You’re wrong—but new research shows you might not change your mind, even if you get evidence to the contrary.

Yumi Stynes: "I've never had a partner who earned more than me? "

Yumi Stynes - SL columnist
Photograph by Damian Bennett

Our columnist has always been the major breadwinner in her relationships – so what's the big deal?

Career let-downs

When your dream job becomes a nightmare


KASEY EDWARDS What happens when you’ve achieved everything you always wanted only to discover you didn't want it at all?

Work equality

The one rule that could benefit all working women


SARAH MACDONALD Looks like the South Korean government has the right idea.

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Wife penalty

Is there such a thing as the 'wife penalty'?


Jessica Grose A new study finds pay gap between married and single female workers...and the surprising reason behind it.

The R Kelly problem

When smart women collaborate with creeps


CLEMENTINE FORD Why do ostensibly 'empowered' women continue to work with abusive men?

Food porn 2.0

Livestreaming your dinner could be the next online trend


Candice Chung Folks in South Korea are taking the whole food porn thing to the next level.

Angry chef

Sacked chef takes revenge on his restaurant's Twitter account


Seth Fiegerman Revenge is a dish best served on social media.

Going viral

Fox anchor blames glass ceiling on 'ladybrains'


Candice Chung Chill, ladies. It's your brains that are in the way, not patriarchy.

Men leaning in

Should men be allowed in 'lean in' circles?


SARAH MACDONALD Female-only lean in circles are slowly being infiltrated by guys -- is this a bad thing?

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Financial guilt

Why women see their salaries as their 'family's money'


Lauren Smelcher Sams And men see their earnings as their own.

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Flirting manual

A guide to not giving women ‘the wrong idea’

man manual

ANDREW P STREET Andrew P Street has some solid advice for all the confused men out there in the work place.

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Workplace therapy

12 Comedian Quotes for When Your Job Makes You Want to Cry

Jon Stewart

Including Tina, Amy, Jon Stewart and Louis CK.


Do you have a sexually transmitted debt?


Larke Riemer Why so many women are leaving relationships with massive debts to their names.

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Gender wars

How I discovered gender discrimination

Office Worker Using Computer

Kim O'Grady Having a gender neutral names name might just decrease your chances of getting a job.

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