We are heavily influenced by the people we spend time around. Having smart, well-connected colleagues, friends, and mentors can hugely impact your career for the better.
Author Bennett Garner
Are there real tricks to becoming fulfilled in life? You bet.
After law school, I joined the public defender’s office of a medium-sized Midwestern city and embarked upon a career of advocating for people who had very little “voice” within the justice system. Still, I never forgot my “roots.” I volunteered my legal services to animal rights groups, served on the board of an exotic animal rescue, and fell in love with every dog or cat that the local Humane Society promoted on local television.
For many travelers, the future is unknown, and the thought of finding a job can be daunting and downright scary. What do you do if you haven’t worked in several years? How do you turn volunteer experiences into professional experiences? When you think about it more, the real question to ask isn’t “what’s next,” but rather, “what can I gain from my travels?”
Wondering how you, too, can get your foot in the door of a dynamic organisation in the nonprofit/sustainability sector? Here are some things I’ve seen work for job seekers:
One of the common misconceptions about the nonprofit sector is that feelings of burnout will…
If you’re determined to make a significant change in your life and become involved in a noteworthy cause, then you’re probably thinking of joining a nonprofit. To better prepare you, let’s explore some of the most common pitfalls associated with such an endeavor and develop solutions.
Non-profits claim that finding enough employees with the right skills is more difficult than ever. This is due in part to growth – in the U.S. alone the number of non-profits and the amount of revenue they generate has been rising steadily for over a decade.
Advocacy is vital to the longevity of any nonprofit as these organizations need champions fighting for them in the community. Learn more about what could be done to better advocate for the nonprofit organizations that improve your local community.
When you think about the role of social media in your job search, your first thought might focus on how your online actions can hinder your job search. Did you know there are ways to use it effectively in your job search?