Job Search Planning

To land a job you need to know what you want, how to stand out, and how to connect with others.

Career Advancement misty-plank

Idealist is launching a new initiative called the Local Org Outreach Program (LOOP), and we’re looking for volunteers to help us achieve our mission of closing the gap between intention and action.

Job Search battle

“Frankly, I am truly unhappy with the job that I currently have because I have plateaued, there is no where to move up in the organization, I am under really poor management, and I do not agree with the organization’s mission and how they carry out their work. Is there any advice that you have to move past this negativity and not project it when I am in interviews or not let it dampen my confidence?”

Job Search test

In addition to making a difference, you want to feel that your needs are being nurtured and that the position allows you to steer your career and mission in the direction you desire. But how do you identify whether the job you found fits the bill?

Job Search clash

Today’s Ask Victoria is from a reader who is dealing with unsupportive management and a revamped staff of new employees who are still getting their feet wet. She is finding herself overworked and burnt out at the small organization she works for and asking herself the question, “Should I stay or should I go?”

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