Interviews

Our Guide to the No-Stress Interview Outfit

Most of us know the basics of dressing for an interview. But we might still wonder: are we too fancy? Not fancy enough? Does our outfit make the right impression? Interviews are nerve-wracking enough without also having to worry about physical presentation. Fortunately, the right interview outfit can increase your confidence—and your potential employer will […]

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Burnout and Balance

Can You be Imperfect? A Challenge For Perfectionists

Perfection is the “condition, state, or quality of being free or as free as possible from all flaws or defects”—and perfectionists refuse to accept anything less. While it appears that perfectionists are driven by ambition, they sometimes can use perfectionism as a defense mechanism. Pursuing “perfection” is a way to protect against criticism: if the […]

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In the Office

Work in Motion | How to Boost Productivity with Active Meetings

Flexible hours and dynamic workspaces are becoming mainstays in the nonprofit world, in part because accommodating busy lives and providing a change of environment can increase employee satisfaction. But taking meetings outside, to the tennis courts, or along the waterfront has been slower to catch on despite evidence that exposure to movement and Mother Nature […]

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In the Office

Work Smarter (Not Harder) with These 10 Apps

For most of us, the internet and smartphones have become indispensable parts of daily life. The temptation (and, sometimes, expectation) to be available 24/7 can make unplugging completely from our work seem near impossible. But the same accessible technology that can make us feel tethered to our office email can also help us to work […]

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