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One Thing I Wish I Knew Before … Becoming a Manager

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These days, there is plenty of talk in the nonprofit sector about mentorship, personal advisory boards, and professional development. But at Idealist Careers, we understand that not everyone has access to a cracker jack team of career cheerleaders and sadly, many of us have to navigate our professional path without our own social-impact Yoda. So […]

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How to Leave a Job Without the Guilt

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Regardless of why you’re leaving your current gig, moving on (sans guilt) without worrying about who and what you’re leaving behind can be tough. But whatever the reason for your distress, you can quell any feelings of guilt by implementing some concrete steps to ease you through the process and help you resign on good […]

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How to Navigate a Transition Early in Your Career

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“After years of school and telling people this is what I want to do, how could I possibly change my mind now?” “I don’t like this career, but if I make a big change, will that make me just another stereotypical millennial who can’t commit?” “If I don’t follow the career path I planned, what […]

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Going Back to Graduate School? 4 Tips to Start Strong

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Back-to-school jitters aren’t just for young kids. If you’re heading back to graduate school this fall after taking a few years off, it’s totally normal to be nervous about the adjustment. After all, it has probably been a while since you’ve had to deal with homework, group projects, and professors. As an adult, you can […]

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