Burnout and Balance

4 Reasons You Should Take a Summer Vacation

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Many of us are drawn to social-impact work because we care deeply about the mission and making a difference. This type of motivation can provide a great sense of fulfillment, but it can also leave you feeling a little guilty when you need a break. The irony is that social-impact professionals may need a vacation […]

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Professional Development

3 Ways to Build Mentorship into Your Career

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Regardless of where you are in your career, mentorship can play a pivotal role in helping you to feel motivated and engaged with your work on a daily basis. What many social-impact professionals don’t often realize is that mentorship doesn’t need to come in the more traditional form of a senior-level manager guiding an entry-level employee. […]

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In the Office

Before You Go | How to Prep for Your Leave of Absence

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Are you itching to take an extended absence from work? Are you overwhelmed and attempting to beat your burnout? Are you preparing a nursery for your new precious arrival, or longing to visit a faraway land? No matter the inspiration, in order to take a leave of absence to do any of the above (and […]

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Interviews

Interview Q&A | “Do You Have Any Questions for Us?”

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Take this common interview question—which usually comes at the very end of the interview—as one final chance to dazzle the interviewer. When they ask if you have questions, they’re setting you up for the ultimate slam dunk (if you did your homework, that is). Questions to plan in advance Even if you don’t have any burning […]

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