The Job Search

Here’s What’s New at Idealist.org

If you’ve visited our parent site, Idealist.org, since November 27, then you’ve probably noticed plenty of exciting and beautiful updates. And if it’s been a while since you’ve browsed our job, internship, volunteer, and organization listings, you’re in for a pleasant surprise! We wanted to take this opportunity to introduce you to our newly updated […]

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Interviews

How to Totally Nail Your Next Phone Interview

coffee and phone

If you’re the kind who likes to meet someone face to face, the prospect of a phone interview can be quite nerve-wracking. You can’t see the facial expressions of your interviewer to know how you’re doing, you can’t show your enthusiasm through body language, and a bad connection can impede your ability to be at […]

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In the Office

How Exhibiting Warmth and Strength Could Get You a Promotion

offering a hand

Research on successful leadership has shown that the combination of warmth (caring for others) and strength (being competent at your job) can be powerful. These skills answer two critical questions: What are this person’s intentions toward me?” and “Is he or she capable of acting on those intentions?” You may already be known for either […]

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Burnout and Balance

3 Unexpected Signs of Burnout

man holding lighter

Sometimes, even with a job that we truly love, feelings of stress and burnout can creep into our day-to-day. While you may be surprised to see signs of fatigue while working in a role in which you feel professionally fulfilled, burnout can happen to anyone. The good news is that the sooner you are able […]

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