Alexis Perrotta 114 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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Take Our Quiz | What’s Your Work Style?

Everyone has a unique work style. But if you’re able to clearly identify and really own your personal work style, it can help you in a variety of ways. Take this quiz to identify your work style and learn more about what your strengths may be and how and when to flex those professional muscles. […]

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Template Toolbox | Post-Interview Thank-You Email

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If you just wrapped up an interview, and you’re wondering if, in this day and age of impersonal communication, you really need to send a thank-you email to your interview, the answer is a resounding yes! Now that we got that out of the way, use these helpful tips and the template below to draft […]

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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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Your End-of-Internship Checklist

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If you spent the better part of your spring semester interning, you’re likely nearing the end of your commitment and may already be focused on your next step. However, before turning in your ID badge and packing up your pens, there are several important steps to take to end your internship on a high note […]

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