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Zoe Kaplan

Senior Writer

Zoe Kaplan is a senior writer at Forage. Prior to Forage, she was a writer, editor, and community coordinator for Fairygodboss, the largest career community for women. Zoe earned a B.A. in English from Wesleyan University.

Her work has been featured in career sites The Ladders, Ivy Exec, The Female Quotient, Hive, and more.

Favorite Career Advice

There's no one perfect way to write a resume or cover letter. Stress less about the formatting, and focus more on showing the company how your skills and experience will be valuable to them.

Experience Highlights

  • 4+ years experience writing about career advice and workplace trends
  • 3+ years experience providing advice, support, and empowerment in online career communities, including Fairygodboss, the largest career community for women

Latest Articles

What Is Inductive Reasoning?

You don’t just use reasoning skills on logic tests — they’re helpful in the workplace for understanding problems, drawing conclusions, and finding the right solutions. Inductive reasoning is a type of logical thinking where you draw a general conclusion from specific observations. This guide will cover what inductive reasoning is, how this skill is used …

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What Are Transferable Skills? Definition and Examples

Even if you haven’t had your first professional job, chances are you’ve gained some transferable skills from internships, volunteering, classes, and even extracurriculars. Transferable skills, as the name suggests, are skills you can transfer from one job to another. These may be soft skills, like collaboration and problem-solving, or hard skills, such as data analytics …

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What Is Active Listening?

Active listening is a soft skill that can help you get your job done effectively and make your coworkers see you as an empathetic, capable teammate. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, communication skills — specifically active listening — are a core career readiness competency.  So what is active listening, and how …

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