Yoona Wagener 27 posts
Yoona Wagener is a freelance writer and WordPress developer who believes in the value of nonlinear career paths. She has experience in academic publishing, teaching English abroad, serving up customer support to software end users, writing online help documentation, and mission-driven nonprofit marketing and communications.

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How a Passive Job Hunt Can Help You Gauge Job Satisfaction

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A sense of fulfillment can be so integral to your overall happiness that we recommend routinely gauging your job satisfaction on a regular basis. One way to do this is through passive job hunting, which means that even if you’re not actively looking or applying, you’re open to learning about opportunities.

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Looking for Career Direction? Try a Little Self-Help

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If you feel uncertain about the course of your career, determining how to choose the correct path forward can feel like a major feat. While advice from friends and mentors can be helpful, don’t forget that you have a close and powerful ally—and resource—in yourself. Self-help for your career can take on many different forms, […]

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Negotiating Salary? Know Your BATNA

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You’ve just finished interviewing for your dream role and you’re confident that an offer is in your future. This is an exciting time! And while it may feel like you’re in the home stretch, there’s still one big step before you make things official: salary negotiation. Hopefully, you are well aware of your worth and […]

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How to Leave a Job Without the Guilt

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Regardless of why you’re leaving your current gig, moving on (sans guilt) without worrying about who and what you’re leaving behind can be tough. But whatever the reason for your distress, you can quell any feelings of guilt by implementing some concrete steps to ease you through the process and help you resign on good […]

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