Yoona Wagener 20 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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Want to Be More Decisive in Your Career? Accept Uncertainty

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Whether you’re deliberating a move to a new organization or just a new position with the same employer, at some point in your career you’re going to have some important decisions to make. And whenever that time comes, if you struggle to feel confident in your decision making, there is a way to set yourself […]

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How to Stop Saying “Sorry” and Start Feeling More Empowered

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Owning up to your slip-ups at work is important, but there’s a difference between apologizing when it’s appropriate and developing a pattern of over-apologizing. If you find yourself with an “I’m sorry” habit that you’d like to minimize or get rid of altogether, here are a few ideas to help you carefully choose your words […]

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4 Reasons to Ask for Informational Interviews

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Whether you’re struggling to land an interview, you’re not quite sure about your next move, or even if you’re happy in your current role, in order to get ahead, you may want to consider getting a few informational interviews on the calendar. Incorporating these meetings into your career is like adding another valuable instrument to […]

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Working with a Friend

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If you’re presented with an opportunity to work with a friend, it may seem like an easy decision. Work friendships are important after all, and if you already have a connection, it can be much easier to transition to a new role and organization. But before you jump at an opportunity to turn a friend […]

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