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How to Resign From Your Job On Good Terms

How to Resign From Your Job On Good Terms

Are you ready to leave your current position, but unsure how to navigate your departure without affecting the relationship you’ve built with your employer? There are many reasons why you’d want to resign from your position such as finding a…

Negotiate Your Salary Like a Pro | VanderHouwen Blog

Negotiate Your Salary Like a Pro

Salary negotiation is part of the job search, but how do you know when to start the conversation or how much to ask for? According to Forbes, 70% of hiring managers expect some negotiations, whether they state the offer is…

Portland skyline over the Columbia River. Top Professional Networking Groups in Portland

Top Professional Networking Groups in Portland

Making connections in Portland is vital and thankfully, there are plenty of networking groups to help! With (often monthly) presentations, workshops, speakers, thought leaders, and group panels, meetups are valuable sources of information and experience in a variety of fields.…

Grow Your Career--Even with a Busy Schedule. Woman of color sitting at laptop at home.

Grow Your Career−Even with a Busy Schedule

Through 2020, so many paused their professional development programs while companies figured out how to sustain themselves. Now that we have solved the mystery of working remotely, it’s time to focus on growing professionally again. But how do you continue…

6 Steps to Landing a Promotion This Year | VanderHouwen

6 Steps to Landing a Promotion This Year

Whether you're looking for a fresh start, jumpstarting your job hunt, setting goals for what’s ahead, or simply prepping for your annual review, it’s a contemplative time for job seekers and actively employed professionals alike. And there are plenty of…

How to Map Out Your Career Path | VanderHouwen

How to Map Out Your Career Path

Where do you see yourself in five years? You’ve probably heard a version of this question before—it’s one of the most common questions asked in a job interview. Hiring managers expect candidates to be goal oriented, motivated, and have a…