Career Change

One Thing I Wish I Knew Before … Transitioning to the Nonprofit Sector

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These days, there is plenty of talk in the nonprofit sector about mentorship, personal advisory boards, and professional development. But at Idealist Careers, we understand that not everyone has access to a cracker jack team of career cheerleaders and sadly, many of us have to navigate our professional path without our own social-impact Yoda. So […]

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Must Reads

Take Our Quiz | Looking for a New Book? Find Your Next Professional Read

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Whether you’re looking to up your in-the-boardroom communication game or hoping to dig deep for the inspiration (and the nerve) to take a big career-related risk, there’s a professional development book for that. Take our quiz to determine your next, best professional development read!

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Must Reads

5 Must-Read Books for Renewed Motivation

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As we move toward the homestretch of 2018, now is the perfect time to find renewed sources of motivation to evaluate, redefine, and pursue your goals. Here are five motivating reads with inspiring ideas that are compelling enough to start practicing right now.

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In the Office

Template Toolbox | Out-of-Office Email When You’re Going to a Conference

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When you’re out of the office on vacation, the most important part is letting colleagues, clients, and contacts know when you’ll be back and who they can connect with in your absence. But if you’re off to a conference or professional development event, there are other things to highlight in addition to the basics. Take […]

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