Alexis Perrotta 64 posts
As a seasoned communications professional with 13+ years of nonprofit experience and 5+ 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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Sent in Your Resume but Haven’t Heard Back? Here’s Your Next Move…

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In this busy season, we’re all dealing with a little extra on our proverbial plates. Whether you’re on day five of all-family-all-the-time, out volunteering in your community, or just trying to make it to 2018, adding¬†anything on top of your job search can leave you feeling frazzled, and even worse, completely out of control. This […]

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7 Quotes to Inspire You in the New Year

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Happy New Year, Idealist Careers readers! Now that we have all counted down, celebrated with our loved ones, and hopefully, had some quiet moments to reflect on the year gone by and the year ahead, it’s time to find the fuel that will propel us forward into a successful and inspiring new year. In the […]

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Take Our Quiz | In Which Small City Should You Start Your Social-Impact Career?

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Most nonprofit and social-impact professionals know which major U.S. cities have the most nonprofit job opportunities. You’ll hear plenty about New York, D.C., San Francisco, Atlanta and the like, but what about the opportunities in smaller cities around the country? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average employment rate in the nonprofit sector […]

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Take Our Quiz | Resume and Cover Letter Typo Hunt

Ask any hiring manager or HR professional and she’ll let you know that typos often take the cake for most common, cringe-worthy application errors. While some hiring managers may offer you the benefit of the doubt and continue reading your resume after finding an error in your materials, others will quickly shuffle your application to […]

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