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From Private to Nonprofit | Inside the Culture Shift, Part 2

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This article, the second in a series on sector-switching, covers strategies you can use to set priorities and balance competing demands in your new nonprofit position. Here’s why and how priority-setting might look a bit different at nonprofits.

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Is Fear of Change Holding You Back from a New Job?

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Considering a career change but still not quite certain whether it’s really the right move for you? You might be wondering if the grass actually is greener on the other side, or perhaps you’re concerned that you’ll make the wrong decision and get stuck on a path that’s not a fit. Exploring the reasons for […]

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From Private to Nonprofit | Inside the Culture Shift, Part 1

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Plenty of people these days are making the move from the private to the nonprofit sector in order to use their powers for good. But what happens when someone goes for the sector-switch and lands in unfamiliar territory? The for-profit and nonprofit worlds have some noteworthy distinctions—and some surprising similarities—that make this change both compelling […]

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When Is a Pay Cut Worth It?

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People tend to think the right career move is always the one that includes a higher salary, and oftentimes, it’s no different for social-impact professionals. And while this can be the case, career progression isn’t always linear, and no two people have the same journey. If you’re contemplating accepting a position that requires you to […]

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