How to Achieve Work-Life Balance in a High Demand Job

Spring Style / Pink Trench Coat & Stripe Dress

Pink Trench Coat / Striped Shirtdress / Leopard Clutch / Nude Leather Pumps / Maybelline SuperStay Liquid Lipstick in ‘Lover’

If you work in a high-demand job like me, then you might experience days when it feels like work-life balance is non-existent. So I’ll just start by saying the best way to prevent yourself from burning out is to accept that you won’t ever achieve the perfect work-life balance.

Does Your Office Have a Dress Code?

Little Black Dress with Long Sleeves

Black Dress with Pearl Sleeves (on sale for $84) / Black Leather Clutch (c/o) / NARS Matte Lip Pencil in ‘Damned’

Last year, I shared my slightly crazy, definitely non-linear career path. If you’ve read the entire article, you’ll know that I’ve worked at a few very different companies in the past five years. From a conservative legal office to a fashion-forward retailer, each of them came with their own pros and cons and of course, their own dress codes. Every time I started a new job, I had to get a sense of the accepted office attire and adapted my wardrobe accordingly. So that got me thinking — does your office have a dress code (either spoken or unspoken)? I’ll share three of the work environments that I’ve worked in and what I wore for each

The Key to Finding a Job You Love is Patience (and Pickiness)

Office Style Inspiration: Fuschia Shirtdress

Belted Short Sleeve Shirtdress (also comes in black and white stripes – both are on major sale and almost sold out!) /  Leopard Clutch ($50 version here) / Rosegold Bangle Watch (c/o) / Ankle Strap Sandal

It’s no secret that I love my job. I started managing internal communications for a company that I love back in January and there are days that I still can’t believe this is what I get to do. I’ve also shared my very non-linear career path with you, but I thought I’d focus on more of the how I got to my latest adventure. As in — how long did it take me to find this job? And when is the best time to look?