Amassed Media

Here’s everywhere you can find me and my work online


Slate’s Dear Prudence with Daniel Mallory Ortberg

Han and Matt Know It All: Part 1 (old columns), Part 2 (other advice questions)

Your Working Life with Caroline Dowd-Higgins


Your Money Matters (WGN Chicago Midday News)

Working Hard or Over-Working? (professional development workshop, UChicago Graham School)

Interviews, Reviews, and Other Write-Ups

Selling Your Whole Damn Self (Evil Witches newsletter)

From College to Career: Part 1 (HerCampus interview)
From College to Career: Part 2 (HerCampus reader Q&A)

How to Stop Procrastinating Right Now (Inc. review)

Career Counseling from the Businesslady (UChicago Magazine interview)

Courtney Guerra Answers Any Business & Career Questions on Her Column (LadyBossBlogger interview)

Why We Love Dear Businesslady (write-up from Hannah and Matt Know It All)

Survive and Thrive: 5 Must-Read New Books for Career Success (Ms. Career Girl review)

CNY Books and Authors: Getting from “just a job” to a career (Syracuse Post-Standard—scroll down for the write-up on my book)

From Editor to Author: Editing Alum to Publish Career Guide (UChicago Graham School interview)

This comprehensive volume is a truly invaluable resource” (review from Microcosm Publishing)

“Working Hard or Over-Working” Was Great (workshop review on The Billfold)

Is This Working? Is Here! (book review on The Billfold)

Reader reviews of Is This Working? on Goodreads and Amazon
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My Book!

Book Excerpts

Keeping It Collegial with Coworkers Who Grate Your Nerves (Huffington Post)

What To Do When You Get Blamed For Your Coworker’s Screw-Up (Fast Company)

How To Take Feedback From A Manager You Can’t Stand (Fast Company)

4 Tips to Prevent Your Job from Taking Over Your Life (Simon & Schuster Tips on Life & Love)

6 Steps to Negotiating the Salary You Deserve (Working Mother)

Billfold Chats

Advice Column Roundtable with Ask a Manager: Part 1, Part 2

Talking With Dear Businesslady About How Books Are Made

A Friday Chat About Laundry and Apartment Culture

 Dear Businesslady Advice Column (obviously)

The Billfold (2016–2019)

The Toast (2014–2016)

 For My Day Job (UChicago Division of the Humanities)

Being Well / Scholarship of Self-Transcendence (Tableau, Spring 2017)

Firecrackers in Seats (Tableau, Fall 2015)

In the Engine Room of Reality (Tableau, Spring 2012)

“Meet the Staff” profile

More pieces in Tableau, our alumni magazine

Pieces Where I’m Quoted

You Can Hate Your Job, But You Still Have to Deal With It (New York Times Op-Talk)

The Right Way to Have Friendships at Work (

This Is How to Deal with Your Incompetent Coworkers (FastCompany)

Make Money and Be Treated Like a Human? Because Capitalism (Evil Witches newsletter)

Miscellaneous Other Writing

Application Advice from a Veteran Grant Writer (Inside Higher Ed)

Making Your Case: How to compile a compelling renewal/tenure dossier (Inside Higher Ed)

Tinyletter Archives