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When's Happy Hour?: Work Hard So You Can Hardly Work

3.64  ·  Rating details ·  179 ratings  ·  26 reviews
The New York Times bestselling authors of I Had a Nice Time and Other Lies and Nice Is Just a Place in France are back with a guide on how to thrive professionally, get ahead in the workforce, and basically become the Beyoncé of whatever you aspire to do.

We get it. You run shit. You can go from being blackout at drunk brunch to being ready to meet your new boyfriend’s par
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Paperback, 352 pages
Expected publication: May 14th 2019 by Gallery Books (first published October 23rd 2018)
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Tanya Feke
Nov 28, 2018 rated it it was ok
I work from home as a medical consultant. According to The Betches, I must be a pathetic loser who never gets any work done. They don't know me at all! These millenial women sure have an "interesting" way of looking at things and honestly, that's why I read it. As a middle-aged woman, I am curious to see how younger generations look at the world. Much of the advice in this often comedic book is obvious, other bits and pieces a bit off the rails. For example, I strongly discourage women from swip ...more
Jessica
Nov 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: skimmed
This is a great book for someone starting out in their career. Funny and useful advice!
Runner10
Sep 28, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
When’s Happy Hour? Is filled with timely advice in the modern workplace. I found myself laughing and cringing when I read this book. I think young professionals will enjoy this book and may even recognize some situations they have already been navigating.
Shari Suarez
I know I'm not the target audience for this book. I'm not a Millennial and I'm not just out of college.
I think this book has some good advice for young women just leaving college. I'm sure the casual tone will appeal to Millennials and Gen Z. It just seemed a bit much for me. Too many references to the Bachelor and Vanderpump Rules for me. The authors have two best selling books already so there must be a market for this type of book. I did appreciate the chapter on harrassment and I found myse
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Jan Rog
Nov 21, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviews
In the introduction, the authors claim that this book may not be for everyone. I actually liked the introduction and the first few chapters, but I came to recognize myself as the "not for everyone" reader as the book progressed. While there was a great deal of justification for self-permission for informal language "bros" would get away with, the tone did not change throughout the book. Some nuggets of wisdom were included here in terms of how to present self, prepare for interviews, and pace ca ...more
Rhea
Dec 29, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: advice
I first heard of the Betches through one of their viral videos a co-worker sent me, which lead me to this book. This book is laid out in a clear, linear way, covering how to write a resume, nail an interview, deal with bosses, etc. The resume building and interview advice wasn't really relevant to me, but this book would be great for the key demographic - which would be a young woman who's a recent grad of college.

That said, I did find a lot of helpful information in this, especially in the sect
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Nadia
Jan 02, 2019 rated it liked it
It was...okay. Not their best work.

I personally found the humor in their previous books much better. This book lacks in humor. Which I understand, this is a book about jobs. Which is a serious topic. But it's also a book written my The Betches, there are definitely ways they could have inserted more humor into the book.

I would also say that the advice in this book is more focused towards the college girl audience, not the already working females. Most of the advice is fairly useless if you've a
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Amy Cummings
Jan 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
This would be a great graduation gift for a sorority girl. I don’t mean that in a derogatory way—I read it as a 26-year-old who has been in the “real world” for over four years now, and as someone who feels like they have a relatively solid sense of direction and success in life, there just wasn’t much in here that could help me at this point in my life. That said, the Betches are always hilarious and never fail to give great advice in a relatable way, which in itself makes the book worth pickin ...more
Lana Dial
Dec 25, 2018 rated it liked it
Definitely speaks more to women that are just entering the workforce, than women who have been working for some time. I find the book’s voice a little too juvenile and lacking in actual in-depth advice. Perhaps, being a working 40 year old woman colors my judgement, but some of these pointers just seem incredibly basic and common sense. If people need to be told that flipping out on your boss and sleeping with random coworkers is a bad idea, the problem is a lot worse than we think!
Sarah Paulos
The millennial woman's guide to the work force. A quick, easy read I think this book would be good for women just starting out in their careers or trying to figure out how to navigate the workforce post college. Good advice and honest truth telling that as a manager I would love for people to know. I also found good advice for myself but mostly it was a snarky entertaining read in the same style as their blog/instagram account.
Carol
Dec 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. It is funny but at the same time it is very informative. The Betches don't pull their punches with the thought provoking questions. The book gives the reader a kick in the backside in the reality of job hunting or just job keeping.
Shelley Jomaa
Dec 27, 2018 rated it liked it
This book is designed for millennials and people just starting out in their careers. I am not in this category, but with that being said, there was still some information that I found useful. The book is a quick, easy read with a rather humorous writing style.
Pam Zeiler
It’s witty, not something that was very useful to as I’ve been in the work force a while but some chapters were good info. Will totally pass on to my sister though may give her some insight pre college with a dab of humor.
Lara
Jan 13, 2019 rated it liked it
These betches condense a lot of common sense biz wisdom into an enjoyable format. It’s written for a millennial audience. I didn’t learn anything new, but didn’t expect I would.
Martina
Jan 11, 2019 rated it liked it
This book is definitely geared towards women fresh out of college or starting their careers, but I learned some useful tips.
Jeannette Rs
Jan 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It’s sad that books like this need to exist for women, but at least it’s funny!
Anna Margaret
Jan 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
Fast, informational, and funny read. I enjoyed the information in this book and feel like it was very relevant.
Jen
Nov 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
Relatable, hilarious, and a perfect style of writing- as always!
Samantha Santy
Mildly funny but suited towards a very specific group of readers. If you’re not a senior in college or in the corporate world, this book isn’t gong to do much for you.
Berkeley
Nov 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Refreshing and informational. It made me less scared to start planning for my future.
Stefanie
I love them so I had to read it but I really didn’t need any advice in the book. If I was maybe fresh out of college than maybe.
L.H. Brown
Oct 19, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This one was kind of on the line for me. Equal amounts of what I liked, versus what I didn't like. A bit of a let down for me, and I was really looking forward to this. It just didn't speak to me all the way. That being said, I still know some people who would fully enjoy this.
Brooke
Nov 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Betches do an amazing job making a career book actually enjoyable to read. I originally bought this book because I'm a fan of the Betches and wanted to read their humorous writing, but I ended up getting a lot more insight on the working world. The Betches started their company on their own in college and brought it up to be a huge media company. More than just being funny people, these three women are truly an inspiration. They share their stories, their struggles and their advice in hopes ...more
Mike He
Nov 07, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A must-read for surviving and thriving in an office environment, no matter you are just fresh from college or years after graduation. Full of good advice, tips and tricks to be a successful player in a workplace.
Daniela
Oct 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: giveaways
It's a very direct book. I would recommend it to students fresh out of college. I liked it though, recognized myself in some of the situations :)) A lot of advise I wish I had when I was looking for a job.
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