Yoona Wagener 13 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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3 Ways to Take Risks for a More Fulfilling Career

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When was the last time you took a career risk? If you can’t quite remember, consider taking even a small leap today, in celebration of Take a Chance Day. To apply the spirit of the day toward your professional goals, try these three approaches to help you take healthy chances for a more enriching career. […]

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Tips for Mining Success from an Unexpected Place—Failure

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Failure. It’s something we’ve all experienced. And whether or not we see the lesson in our failures immediately, in the long run, our professional failures can turn out to be just as important and influential as our successes. After all, so many great minds have also encountered famous failures resulting in some very well-known triumphs. No […]

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6 Organizations and Female Leaders to Celebrate

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In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating influential female leaders who have shaped, and continue to shape, important social change. Whether you’re just starting your social-impact career or you’re interested in being more involved as a community organizer, find inspiration and encouragement from six exceptional contemporary changemakers and the organizations and causes they fight […]

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5 Signs You’re Ready for the Life of a Digital Nomad

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If you want professional mobility—whether that means working from home, abroad, or a combo of the two—it doesn’t have to be just a dream. Take a look around, and you’ll see that more and more remote opportunities are becoming available in the social-impact world. But even with all of these remote opportunities, it’s important to […]

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