Amy Bergen 35 posts
Amy Bergen is a writer based in Portland, Maine. She has experience in the social impact space in Baltimore, Maryland, the educational museum sphere in Columbus, Ohio, and the literary world of New York City.

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Development, Fundraising, and Marketing | What’s the Difference?

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If you’ve spent any length of time in the nonprofit world, you’ve almost certainly heard the terms “development,” “fundraising,” and “marketing.” You probably know each job has to do with raising money and awareness. But while some people use the terms interchangeably, these are three distinct specialties—each of which plays an essential role in organizational […]


Jobseeker Tips | Should Your Resume Include Employment Dates?

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How much information on a resume is too much? This common jobseeker’s quandary may have you stumped, especially when it comes to specifics like the dates of past employment. You don’t want to leave crucial info out of the picture, since employers need a comprehensive sense of your work history to see if you’re the […]


The Pros and Cons of a “Work Spouse”

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Do you have one particular friend you’re close to at the office—someone you turn to for advice, inside jokes, and strength to get through the day? This close office friendship is often referred to as a “work spouse” partnership. It’s pretty common, especially for folks who have been working for a while at the same […]


Doing Shift Work? 5 Tips for Staying Healthy and Rested

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If your work schedule varies from the “usual” 9-to-5—whether that means rotating, evening, or night shifts—your job may be taking a physical toll. Especially if you’ve switched from full-time daytime work to shift work, your body may have trouble adjusting to a new rhythm. You may also find it difficult to adjust your non-work life […]