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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Career Planning

Ask Alexis | Can I Ask What I Need to Land the Job?

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Dear Ask Alexis, I’m looking at a posting for a job I would enjoy but don’t qualify for. I’m not in the same field, but some of my background is related and I’d be willing to pick up more education or experience if it’s needed. Would it be appropriate to ask the employer what I […]

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Leadership

Take Our Quiz | What’s Your Leadership Style?

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While we may not all be leaders in the sense that we’re managing a team or running an organization, we all possess certain habits and instincts when we’re presented with an opportunity to lead, be it as a project manager, a volunteer, a parent or friend, or a proactive voice within an organization. So, when […]

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