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Networking Virtually: Strengthen Your Network and Make Meaningful Connections

In our Wednesday Webinar from April 15, 2020, Assistant Director for Alumni Personal & Career Development at Wake Forest Megan Hoyt (’12) shares best practices and tips for building your network ...

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Own What’s Next: Letting Go of the What If’s and Planning for the What Now’s

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

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We can’t plan for every ...

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Learn Company Culture + Solicit Feedback: Tips for New Employees Working Remotely

By Lauren Beam, M.S., NCC (’07), Associate Director for Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development at Wake Forest University

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In 1967, psychiatrists ...

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Do the Work: Playing the Long Game

In this article on Psychology Today, Allison McWilliams (’95), WFU Assistant Vice President for Mentoring and Alumni Personal and Career Development, shares some critical strategies to apply to ...

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More Harm Than Good: The Truth About Performance Reviews

According to this article from Gallup, “only 14% of employees strongly agree their performance reviews inspire them to improve.”  The authors explore why performance reviews aren’t necessarily ...

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