Mistakes I Made at Work is in Publishers Weekly's "Top 10 Business and Economics Books for Spring" and in Fast Company's "10 New Books You Need to Read This Year."
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"the printed equivalent of a long, hot bath at the end of a terrible day at work." - The New York Times

"Bacal . . . hit pay dirt: stories filled with humor and humiliation, plus loads of hard-earned career management advice." - ELLE Magazine

"crucial character boot camp . . . an important book because it shows that life is not a magazine spread." The Globe and Mail

"wide-ranging enough to avoid the stiflingly corporate perspective of many mainstream conversations about women in the workplace."- New York Magazine

"shines in its recognition of the futility of the one-size-fits-all professional recommendation" - Forbes Magazine

"generous display of guts and wisdom . . . the stories are pure gold." - Bust Magazine

"will be of huge value to women today . . ." - Verily Magazine

"a spectacular way to learn from the masters" - Madame Noire

"not only shines an antiseptic light on other people's dark moments, it shows how mistakes, and unhappiness, and the depths of our careers can lead to unexpected triumphs." - Fast Company