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Setting (Realistic) Expectations as a Young Professional

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

What does it mean to set realistic expectations as a young ...

Scaffolding Skills for Effective Management

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

Beyond the actual work tasks, the product you’re churning out, and ...

Mindfulness... and Money

By Stephen Edwards (’10), Baird Private Wealth Management in Winston-Salem, NC

Glass jar filled with coins and a green plant growing out of it.

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“Doing well with money has a little to do with how smart you are and a lot to do with how you ...

4 Steps to Negotiate Your First Salary

By Chelsea Keen, M.Ed. (’12), Career Coach and Founder of Uplifted Ambitions Career Coaching

Ripped sheet of paper with the words "Negotiate your salary" in red

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Chelsea Keen is a results-oriented career coach who empowers ambitious early ...

Finding Your Strengths in the Unexpected

We have all experienced incredible amounts of change throughout the past year, particularly in our workplaces. As you experience unexpected changes in your life and work, it’s helpful to have ...

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