Alexis Perrotta 82 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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Open Thread | What Do You Wish You Had Known Before Accepting the Job?

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We all know that hindsight is 20/20, and when it comes to our careers, it’s easy to look back and imagine what could have been, if only we had known x, y, or z. If you’re reading this post at your desk, waxing poetic on how good things could have been had you only known […]

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Podcast | Get the Experience You Need to Switch Careers

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I recently had the pleasure of sharing tips and resources from Idealist Careers, as well as my own expertise, with Mac Prichard and team of Mac’s List. Mac’s List is a Portland-based resource for helping passionate, creative professionals learn how to find meaningful and rewarding work in Portland, Oregon, and Washington. Here’s a peek at […]

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Take Our Quiz | What’s Your Leadership Style?

Today, in celebration of a leader who left an inspiring legacy by harnessing his commitment to service and social change, we observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. In addition to volunteering in your community in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., I urge you to take some time to reflect on your own identity as a […]

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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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