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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 […]

Alumni Advice: Intentionally Developing Yourself

In our world as we know it, mostly everything (including ourselves) is subject to change. It can be scary to admit that so much of our lives is constantly evolving beyond our control. But, no matter what comes our way, we can always decide how […]

Why You Should Seek Out Short-Term Mentoring

Do you need to seek out a short-term mentor at work? Whether you’re hoping to find support and feedback within your current job role or want help working towards your career goals, a short-term mentoring relationship may be just what you need. In this […]

How to Start Work

Whether you’re starting your first professional job after graduation or moving into a new job role as a seasoned worker, starting work well is critical to your future success. In her latest post from Psychology Today, Wake Forest’s Assistant Vice President for Mentoring and […]

ChatGPT: Dos & Don’ts and Tips for Your Career Search

By Maggie Kuhn (’21), Assistant Director for Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University As the breadth of technology rapidly expands, our day-to-day processes are increasingly subject to innovation. A timely example of this growth is ChatGPT. This tool is extremely dynamic […]

How to find the inspiration to become a more creative person

Anthony Burrill has been exhibiting his work in galleries across the world for over 15 years, finding inspiration in the most unlikely of places. In his book, Make it Now! Burrill discusses different ways to reframe your day-to-day life and unleash your creativity. Check out […]

Alumni Advice: How Creativity Can Enhance Your Life & Career

Some people think of creativity as what qualifies painters, musicians, or designers. Others define creativity as the basis of humanity, a trait that sets our species apart from other animals. Regardless of how you define creativity, leveraging and implementing creative practices into your day-to-day life […]

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