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This week’s money mood: Professional fearlessness

There’s something about, you know, going through a pandemic that stripped away all unnecessary professional pretense. This past year, we showed up on Zoom in comfortable clothes. You could hear our roommates, kids, and pets in the background. We said “no” a lot — and, sometimes, we showed up even when it was inconvenient. We quit our jobs. We got laid off. We did the best we could. We embarked on newer, more flexible career paths. We decided to take career breaks. We started to ask: What would happen if I were professionally fearless?

Let’s ask for raises. Let’s ask for more resources. Let’s ask for feedback. Let’s put together a game plan to make it happen.

This week, we’re sharing some ideas about how you can do that.

Rooting for you always,

— The Ellevest Team

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6 things to do before your next job search

From tapping into the hidden job market (it’s a thing) to strategizing your next career move and searching your network, not job titles — here are six things you can do right now.

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The story you can tell about yourself that connects the dots between where you are now and where you want to go. It usually includes what you’re passionate about and why, and things that you feel best showcase your strengths and value. In short: It’s your unique magic.

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How to ask for feedback at work — and act on it

Getting good, usable feedback is an engine to success. Ellevest’s Lead Executive Career Coach, Gala Jackson, has tips on how to get it.

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“Quit my job to go back to school for a career change!” 💸

— Just one of 900 (!!) responses from our community of financial feminists answering what they would do with more money. Do you have a recent money and career win you want to share? We want to hear from you.

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