Career Planning

Ask Alexis | Can I Ask What I Need to Land the Job?

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Dear Ask Alexis, I’m looking at a posting for a job I would enjoy but don’t qualify for. I’m not in the same field, but some of my background is related and I’d be willing to pick up more education or experience if it’s needed. Would it be appropriate to ask the employer what I […]

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Leadership

Take Our Quiz | What’s Your Leadership Style?

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While we may not all be leaders in the sense that we’re managing a team or running an organization, we all possess certain habits and instincts when we’re presented with an opportunity to lead, be it as a project manager, a volunteer, a parent or friend, or a proactive voice within an organization. So, when […]

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In the Office

Speaking for Everyone | A Guide to Inclusive Language in the Workplace

So much of our everyday language excludes different backgrounds, genders, and abilities. While this is oftentimes unconscious and unintentional, some commonly used words and phrases can read as male- or cisgendered-centric, while others can reinforce negative stereotypes about mental health, physical ability, or nontraditional family structures. It’s time for our workplaces to embrace a new, […]

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Burnout and Balance

Staying Late at the Office | How Much is Too Much?

Do you find yourself sticking around at work past your set hours—not just occasionally, but regularly? Are you bringing work home more often than not? And when payday rolls around, are these extra hours missing from your paycheck? If you’re devoted to your job, determined to advance, or simply stuck with more responsibilities than you […]

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