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Work & Co

5 Tips for Career Switchers: Insight from Work & Co’s Sarah Mogin on Making Use of Your Past Lives

Sarah Mogin never used to like writing open-ended essays in school. She found herself much more motivated by tangible problems.

Calculus had some of those—she never had trouble with her math homework—but when she was in school she never envisioned just how much she could incorporate that love of solution-finding into her daily work, much less that she would have a career as a developer one day.

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6 Lessons for Working in a Non-Native Language from Automattic’s Naoko Takano

Naoko Takano's title alone suggests how comfortable she is switching cultures: she is a Globalizer at mission-driven tech company Automattic, whose products include WooCommerce, Jetpack, Tumblr, and WordPress.com.

Naoko's job involves working with volunteers in the WordPress community to translate materials and run other localization projects.

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From User to Director: How Pluralsight’s Abena Saulka Taught Herself to Lead

Abena Saulka is obsessed with obscure apocalyptic movies. Especially ones that feature a zombie apocalypse.

"I wonder how I would survive in the world in an apocalyptic state. Would I survive? Do I have what it takes?" asks Abena.

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The Great Resignation: Retaining Talent in 2021 & Beyond

"I quit."

Millions of U.S. employees have said that this year: 4 million in April 2021, 3.6 million in May, and another million in June, causing labor shortages across industries and increasing pressure on policymakers and business owners alike to embrace flexibility, increase wages, and improve working conditions.

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