Alexis Perrotta 115 posts
As a seasoned communications professional with 15 years of nonprofit experience and 6 years of experience creating engaging content and copy, I love the idea that a thoughtfully crafted piece of content can spark social change. Here at Idealist Careers, I'm eager to offer job seekers, game changers, and do-gooders actionable tips, career resources, and "social-impact lifestyle" advice.

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Template Toolbox | Letter of Resignation Template

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Whether you have one foot out the door or you’re dealing with some major I-can’t-believe-I’m-really-leaving anxiety, when it’s time to resign from your current job, you’ll want to be sure that you submit your notice respectfully, with appreciation, and in a timely manner. Here’s everything you need in order to draft a letter of resignation […]

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Ask Alexis | How Can I Break into the Nonprofit Sector at 60?

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Dear Ask Alexis, I am a retired financial services professional (just turned 60). As an “encore” career, I am seeking a full-time or part-time job in the nonprofit sector. Areas that interest me specifically include the environment and homelessness. Since retiring, I have been volunteering extensively in those areas. Some of that volunteer work has […]

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5 Quotes to Inspire You This Independence Day

No matter how you’re choosing to observe or celebrate this Fourth of July, we hope these quotes spark something in you (sorry, we couldn’t resist the pun). Wishing everyone a happy day doing whatever it is you love! Share your favorite quote about freedom with us in the comments below!

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Interview Q&A | “What Are Your Greatest Professional Strengths and Weaknesses?”

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As an interviewee, you’d probably be thrilled to never have to respond to these seemingly clichéd interview questions ever again, but alas, they are almost definitely here to stay. So rather than wing it when one of these questions comes your way, map out a professional and honest response. Here’s how to be prepared to tackle […]

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