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Ask For What You Need: Seek Out Feedback that Matters

A common frustration among young professionals is the lack of meaningful feedback provided on skills, growth opportunities, and potential next career steps. Why is that? For one, people are busy ...

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Six Steps to Building Your Strongest Network Ever

By Allison McWilliams (’95), Ph.D., Assistant VP, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University

New year, new you. You’ve probably set some goals, made some ...

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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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How to Mentor Someone Who Doesn’t Know What Their Career Goals Should Be

Whether you are a manager or a formal mentor, we can all benefit from adding to our mentoring toolkit. In this piece by Tania Luna and Jordan Cohen in the Harvard Business Review, check out some ...

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TED Talk: How to Make Hard Choices

In this TED Talk by philosopher and author Ruth Chang, learn about a new framework for how to make hard choices around career, relationships, living situations, and many of the other difficult ...

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