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Alumni Advice: Make Connections + Develop Your Expertise

The first few weeks, or even months, at a new job can feel both overwhelming and exciting. Particularly if you are a young Group of young professionals chatting around a tableprofessional in your first real job after college, it can be daunting to ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Comparing Salaries With Your Peers

Ever wondered if your salary is on par with what your peers in similar roles are being paid? While discussing pay with colleagues can be awkward and uncomfortable, this article by Olivia Feld via ...

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Q&A with a Career Coach: Brian Mendenhall

The following is a conversation with Brian Mendenhall, a career coach in the Office of Personal & Career Development at Wake Forest. Brian specializes in working with students interested in STEM, ...

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Alum Conundrum: "My Boss Doesn't Give Me Goals"

By Lauren Beam (’07), Associate Director, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University

In our work with Wake Forest alumni, our Alumni Personal & Career ...

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Q&A with a Career Coach: Cheryl Hicks

The following is a conversation with one of our Wake Forest career coaches, Cheryl Hicks, Assistant Director for Career Education and Coaching. Cheryl specializes in working with students ...

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