Yoona Wagener 16 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 to Embrace the Nonlinear on Your Resume

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Your resume is an opportunity to tell a story. But if yours doesn’t read like a book with a linear narrative—due to career shifts and employment breaks—it can be difficult to find the best way to communicate your skills and experience. If you’re unsure about how to confidently present a patchwork career history that spans […]

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3 Ways to Build Mentorship into Your Career

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Regardless of where you are in your career, mentorship can play a pivotal role in helping you to feel motivated and engaged with your work on a daily basis. What many social-impact professionals don’t often realize is that mentorship doesn’t need to come in the more traditional form of a senior-level manager guiding an entry-level employee. […]

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An Introvert’s Guide to Interviewing as Your Authentic Self

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Interviewing can be a nerve-wracking experience, and if you’re an introvert, there may be an added level of complexity. It can be challenging to figure out how to do and say all the right things in an interview without presenting a forced, extroverted performance. Here are a few tips to help you present yourself in […]

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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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