Tips for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads Returning to Work

If you’ve been a stay-at-home parent, the thought of returning to the workforce might feel overwhelming. How do you begin your job search? What do you include on your resume (and how do you explain a gap in your employment history)? In what ways has […]

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Changing Careers

Did you know that 58% of U.S. workers were considering a job or career change last summer, according to a report by FlexJobs? If you find yourself thinking about making a change, you’re not alone. However, it’s important to do some reflection before jumping headfirst […]

Why You Need to Take a Personal Inventory

Reflection doesn’t have to wait for the end of the year. In fact, reflection is one of the most important tools you have to keep learning and moving forward with intention. But it can be hard sometimes to know how to get started. In […]

11 Strategies for Planning Your Next Career Step

Job seekers take positions for a variety of reasons, from financial security to the provided benefits. While some people diligently plan out their career progression to ensure they meet their long-term goals, others focus exclusively on the job they currently hold. Knowing how to plan […]

Starting a New Job: 18 Tips for Early and Ongoing Success

Thoughtfully considering how to start off in a new role can contribute to immediate and long-term success. It’s important to think about how we can leverage the beginning stages of a new role to set ourselves up for continued growth and achievement. This 2023 […]

Navigating a Career Pivot

If you have decided that you need to make a career pivot – a move into a different career path, organization, or industry – take some time to watch this webinar from Wake Forest alumna Kristin Winkle Beck (‘97). In it, she describes the […]

Use a SWOT Analysis for Career Planning

Figuring out what’s next starts by reflecting on and assessing where you are, now. One of the best tools you have to do that work is a SWOT analysis: an intentional look at your strengths (things to build upon), weaknesses (gaps to fill), possible opportunities […]

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