In the Office

Tune In, Turn Off | The Case for Tech-Free Meetings

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Technology plays an invaluable role in helping nonprofits network with donors and connect with a community of like-minded changemakers. Social media, virtual meetings, and organizational online networks all help us bypass geographical barriers to build connections across the globe—regardless of timezone or city. But as much as these innovations have the ability to increase connectivity, […]

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Interviews

What to Do if You’re “Overqualified” for a Job

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There are few things more frustrating than being turned down for a position you want because you’re overqualified. Not only did your perfect resume not land you the job—it may have been your undoing! The sting of rejection is never fun. But being told you’re “overqualified” can still offer a better understanding of how hiring […]

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Career Change

Template Toolbox | Leaving Your Job? Use This Transition Plan Template

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A big part of leaving your job on good terms is smoothly transitioning projects and responsibilities. You can set your successors up for success by creating a transition plan and sharing it with a supervisor before your final day at the office. A transition plan lays out your regular duties and responsibilities, current projects, upcoming […]

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Interviews

Interview Q&A | “What Has Been Your Biggest Challenge?”

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Your goal in answering this question shouldn’t be to elicit the empathy of your interviewer. Although the question clearly asks for your biggest challenge, the interviewer doesn’t want to know about all of the professional obstacles you have encountered over the years. They want to know how you met and overcame those obstacles. Many interviewers […]

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