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Template Toolbox | Out-of-Office Email When You’re Going to a Conference

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Unlike a regular out-of-office email, when you’re headed to a conference or a professional development event, you should take advantage of the opportunity to invite new connections and talk about your work (especially if you happen to be presenting or facilitating while you’re out). When you’re out of the office on vacation, the most important […]

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Template Toolbox | Out of Office for Maternity, Paternity, New Parent Leave

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When you’re preparing for maternity, paternity, or new parent leave, there’s a lot to get through, to say the least. You have projects to transition, loose ends to tie up, calls to make, budgets and reports to finalize, and short-term transition plans to draft. It can start to feel like you’re leaving your job, but […]

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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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A Seat at the Table | An Interview with Leadership Coach Rachel Brownlow Lund

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Leadership coach and Austin Business Journal’s 2018 Profiles in Power Rising Star Rachel Brownlow Lund discusses how being a board member has impacted her career path, and how young people and job seekers can learn to be leaders at any point in their career. Me2Lead Prior to becoming a leadership coach, Rachel Brownlow Lund founded […]

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