Amy Bergen 14 posts
Amy Bergen is a writer based in Portland, Maine. She has experience in the social impact space in Baltimore, Maryland, the educational museum sphere in Columbus, Ohio, and the literary world of New York City.

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When Is a Pay Cut Worth It?


People tend to think the right career move is always the one that includes a higher salary, and oftentimes, it’s no different for social-impact professionals. And while this can be the case, career progression isn’t always linear, and no two people have the same journey. If you’re contemplating accepting a position that requires you to […]


Want to be a Mentor? Here’s How | Part 1

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Anyone lucky enough to have a good professional mentor knows how much a mentee can benefit from this kind of connection. But what you may not know are all the ways in which a mentor is bound to benefit from the relationship as well. Mentoring at its best gives both parties, mentor and mentee, tools […]


Interviewing And Expecting? Here’s What You Need to Know

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If you’re job hunting with a baby on the way (or you’re preparing for an adoption), I’m guessing you have quite a few questions on your mind. Will an employer hire you if you’ll require time off soon after your new addition? Should you disclose your plans if you’re not visibly pregnant? It’s a tricky […]


Exhausted at Work? Here’s How to Beat a Midday Slump

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Who hasn’t felt tired at the office? Our bodies react to mental and physical stress in similar ways, so even if your job isn’t particularly physically demanding, you may still be experiencing that sleepy, exhausted feeling by the end of the day. Whether you’re facing a post-lunch slump, a long to-do list, or the day […]