Professional Q&A

COMING SOON: Professional Q&A

We have found that there are a common questions that get asked during Fellows’ first few years on the job.

See below for answers to these questions and advice from VFA Team members to help set you up for success.

Work Relationships

  • How do I initiate a conversation with my manager about my desire to do more/take on new projects/expand or change my role?
  • It’s like my manager doesn’t really know what to do with me, how do I help them manage me?
  • I’m not feeling challenged at work. What do I do?
  • What should I do if I’m feeling unsafe at work?

Professional Skills

  • How do I negotiate for a raise or negotiate my offer for my new job?
  • How do I understand an equity offer?
  • How do I prepare for a performance review?