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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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One Thing I Wish I Knew Before … The Big Interview

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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. In […]

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How to Grow Your Network and Meet New Friends

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While the wide world of professional conferences is booming, these aren’t the only events where you can learn, meet new people, and grow your network. With so many options out there, it can be difficult to discover what is worth your time (and worth the price tag). Read on for how to develop a more […]

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Why Self-Promotion is an Important Part of Your Social-Impact Career

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Self-promotion—done the right way—can keep you honest about what you want out of your career and may prove to be instrumental in helping you achieve your goals. While singing your own praises may not always come naturally, here are a few small steps you can take toward making self-promotion a regular part of your personal […]

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