Amy Bergen 25 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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How to Learn and Grow from a Supervisor’s Criticism


Nobody is perfect, and part of a supervisor’s job is to provide critical feedback. But that feedback isn’t always the easiest thing to hear. Even when criticism is constructive, it may feel like an attack—especially when it comes from someone who has power over you in the workplace. It’s important to remember that feedback is […]


Our Guide to the No-Stress Interview Outfit


Most of us know the basics of dressing for an interview. But we might still wonder: are we too fancy? Not fancy enough? Does our outfit make the right impression? Interviews are nerve-wracking enough without also having to worry about physical presentation. Fortunately, the right interview outfit can increase your confidence—and your potential employer will […]


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

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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 […]


How a Master’s in Social Work Can Help You Reach Your Goals

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For the career-minded nonprofit professional, a master’s degree in social work (MSW) can open a lot of doors. Social work encompasses many type of jobs, but they all have a common feature: they help people and communities, often through direct service. Beyond the degree itself, master’s programs in this field teach valuable, transferable skills. Graduates […]