Career Change

3 Journalism Skills You Can Use in a Nonprofit Communications Job

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If you’re a journalist interested in making a sector switch into the social-impact space, I have some good news for you: You may already have the skills you need to land a nonprofit communications role. As a recent sector switcher myself, I want to share with you how I applied my journalism skills to the […]

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Professional Development

How to Create Your Own Personal Advisory Board | An Interview with Briana Wilsey

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Have you ever considered seeking out a professional mentor or even organizing your very own personal board of directors? There is a plenty of value to be found and gained in a thoughtfully curated group of professional peers, potential mentors, and even mentees. Whether you’re trying to navigate a workplace issue, a professional decision, or […]

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Social-Impact Lifestyle

4 Tips for Finding Your Next Volunteer Opportunity

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Many social-impact professionals have a desire to give back in a way that goes well beyond a paycheck and the forty plus hours a week we usually devote to our jobs. Have you toyed with the idea of volunteering with another nonprofit, but don’t know where to start? We got you! Three questions to ask […]

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Resume and Cover Letter

Try Using These Words to Get Your Resume Noticed

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Everyone wants their resume to stand out from the crowd. While your job-specific skills are the most important factor, how you describe those skills matters. Thoughtful, powerful word choice can turn a good resume into a great one. And strong descriptions of work experience—descriptions that catch a recruiter’s eye—start with action verbs. Why Use Action […]

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