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Lessons from the Be Social Change Virtual Career Summit

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In October of this year, Be Social Change, a New York City-based organization offering resources and programming for social-impact professionals, hosted their four-day Virtual Social Impact Career Summit. Featuring a variety of voices from across sectors, CEO Marcos Salazar interviewed 44 professionals (including Alexis Perrotta, editor for Idealist Careers), on challenges and opportunities in the […]

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Looking for Career Direction? Try a Little Self-Help

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If you feel uncertain about the course of your career, determining how to choose the correct path forward can feel like a major feat. While advice from friends and mentors can be helpful, don’t forget that you have a close and powerful ally—and resource—in yourself. Self-help for your career can take on many different forms, […]

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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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