DEIB and Advocacy: How to Start Your Skill Development Plan

Written by Nina Banks (’23), Fellow in the Office of Personal & Career Development at Wake Forest University Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) is consistently becoming a standard practice for organizations across all industries. According to a study from COQUAL, “The differentiation we see […]


5 ChatGPT Prompts to Negotiate Your Next Pay Raise

You’ve probably heard of people using ChatGPT or other forms of AI technology to help them with a job search or crafting a resume and cover letter. But what if you could use ChatGPT prompts to help you negotiate your next pay raise? In


How to Manage: Being Taken Seriously in the Workplace

“Before I thought I wasn’t cut out for managing people. But now I wonder how much of that self-doubt was me having absorbed their doubts about my suitability for the job.” Sounds familiar? From microaggressions to allyship, from seeking respect to wanting to be liked, 


Developing Your Advocacy Skills For a More Inclusive Workplace

Written by Nina Banks (’23), Fellow in the Office of Personal & Career Development at Wake Forest University My diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) journey formally started when I entered college. As I reflect on my growth, one challenge I experienced stands out the […]


Building Social Capital When You Work Remotely

With many companies offering remote and hybrid work opportunities post-pandemic, it can be difficult to build relationships with your colleagues. Particularly for recent college grads who are entering into new organizations and trying to form connections, how should you go about building social capital? In […]


How to Mentor Interns and Young Professionals

Many organizations provide internships, short-term roles, and entry-level opportunities for college students and young professionals. These are vital learning experiences for students during their time in college and in their first year or two post-graduation. Whether you are directly managing interns and young professionals or […]


How To Ask for Feedback at the Workplace in 7 Steps

There are many benefits to seeking out feedback at work, whether that be from your manager, colleagues, clients, or a trusted mentor. One of the key reasons is that feedback can help improve your performance at work, particularly if you take time to reflect on […]


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