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Becoming an Executive Director | An Interview with Julia Kang

Julia Kang

While there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for landing your dream job, following the lead of your peers can help you discover how your unique mix of passion, determination, experience, and know-how can usher you to fulfilling opportunities. One such story to inspire you is that of Julia Kang, executive director of the nonprofit Top Honors. In this […]

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Meet the Nonprofit Founder Bringing Career Advice to Your Cell Phone

Jaime-Alexis Fowler

We use our cell phones for everything these days: watching movies, buying groceries, transferring money, and even for making a phone call on occasion! Now, thanks to Empower Work Founder and Executive Director Jaime-Alexis Fowler, you can use your phone to get free, expert guidance on a challenging work situation via text or web chat. […]

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A Social-Impact Success Story | Jennifer Lazar Schiamberg

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Many successful career relaunchers—mid-career professionals looking to rejoin the workforce after a significant career break—consider volunteerism and nonprofit work to be a part of their relaunch journey. Working or volunteering in the social-impact space is an excellent opportunity for relaunchers to refamiliarize themselves with the ways of the workplace, bulk up their resume with fresh […]

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Making an Impact as a Financial Coach for Women

Photo credit: Jackie Tara Studios   Two years ago, Maggie Germano, then a planning and evaluations associate at The Pew Charitable Trusts, turned her personal-finance hobby into a side business as a financial coach for women. In January of this year, she left her nonprofit day job to focus on her business full time. Although Germano […]

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