Currently Browsing: Alexis Perrotta

Template Toolbox | Post-Interview Thank-You Email

thank you sign

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 […]


Open Thread | What’s Your Take on Video Interviews?

film marker

Considering the rate at which technology advances these days, it’s no wonder that everything from dating and shopping to volunteering and job interviews happen online, too. As we continue to find new and “better” ways to complete our day-to-day tasks, expect that the job application and interview processes, as well as the job that you’ll […]


Who’s Hiring? 7 Orgs Filling International Roles

plane window

Whether you’re looking for a change of pace, have some new language skills that you’d like to put to good use in the social-impact space, or are simply ready for your next big adventure, a nonprofit career overseas could be the answer. While certain countries don’t have as vast a nonprofit sector as we have […]


From Real Estate and Finance to a Nonprofit | An Interview with a Sector-Switcher


This post is the third in a multi-part series in which we’re featuring some of Idealist’s very own sector switchers. No matter what field you’re transitioning out of, there’s somebody out there who’s been through it. And for those of you looking to move into the nonprofit space from fashion, retail, education, customer service, real […]