Lily Herman

Lily Herman

Lily Herman

Lily Herman is a New York-based writer, editor, and social media manager whose recent bylines include Fast Company, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, ELLE, Teen Vogue, and TIME. You can check out her personal website and find her perpetually on Twitter.

Articles by Lily Herman


6 reasons recruiters say they’ll toss your resume in the trash

These things will make your resume stand out — in a bad way.


No, you don’t need a personal brand

When it comes to career lingo, no phrase has gotten more buzz over the past several years than personal branding. You don't need it. Here's why.


5 pieces of post-grad career advice that are totally bogus

Professionals share the worst tips they've received.

Off Hours

The ultimate pre-vacation checklist for an anxiety-free holiday

Your future self will thank you.

Technology at Work

3 excruciating email blunders we never recover from

Never use email if you can avoid it.


3 things James Comey can teach you about leaving a job gracefully

Never go out like a punk.

Pop Culture

New Heineken commercial goes viral with examples of working out conflicts

We live in polarizing times, but we can resolve our conflicts.


7 questions that make you more likable

This small batch of questions can make networking fun.

Gender at Work

Single women are downplaying their career goals around men, study finds

What women ask for may depend on who they think is listening.

Science of Work

I tried napping in the middle of the workday. Here’s what I learned.

For me, midday naps had pros and cons.