About the Author
Joanne Gordon was a writer at Forbes magazine from 1998 to 2003 and has written about management, career, and workplace issues for Boston Magazine, Working Mother, Seventeen, and the Chicago Tribune. Before becoming a professional writer, she spent six years in marketing and, in 1997, earned a graduate degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She is the coauthor of Roadtrip Nation with Mike Marriner and Nathan Gebhard, as well as the author of Be Happy at Work and Career Bliss. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.