So, What Do You Think About the New Idealist Careers?


It has been nearly seven months since we unveiled our new Idealist Careers website, and we want to know what you think! As a quick refresher of what has changed, we’ve included a snapshot of the old website below. Aside from a brand new, easy-to-navigate design, here’s what we improved when we launched our new […]


Interview Q&A | “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

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No matter why you left your last job (or why you’re planning to leave your current job), the most important thing to remember when answering this question in an interview is, stay positive. Below, you’ll find a few general categories that your response to this particular question may fall into, and based on that, further […]

Professional Development

3 Ways to Take Risks for a More Fulfilling Career


When was the last time you took a career risk? If you can’t quite remember, consider taking even a small leap today, in celebration of Take a Chance Day. To apply the spirit of the day toward your professional goals, try these three approaches to help you take healthy chances for a more enriching career. […]

In the Office

5 Email Etiquette Tips for More Professional Communications


With most of our day-to-day work requiring a significant amount of digital communication, it’s essential to maintain a strong email style in order to ensure that you’re delivering your messages pointedly and with purpose. Read on for tips to help ensure that your emails add to your professional reputation rather than chip away at it. […]