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How to Highlight Your Volunteer Experience in an Interview

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Volunteering can help to boost your skills and expand your network while you are transitioning between sectors, rejoining the workforce after a career break, or trying to figure out how to utilize a degree. And highlighting your volunteer experience in an interview is a great way to show that you’re committed to a cause and […]

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4 Reasons You Should Take a Summer Vacation

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Many of us are drawn to social-impact work because we care deeply about the mission and making a difference. This type of motivation can provide a great sense of fulfillment, but it can also leave you feeling a little guilty when you need a break. The irony is that social-impact professionals may need a vacation […]

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Make Your Spring Break a Week of Professional Development

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When you think about your upcoming plans for spring break, you may dream about beach vacations or quality time with family. But since traveling to exotic locales isn’t a reality for everyone, why not use the time off to advance your skills and career? Whether you’re a student, teacher, or parent (or you’re just lucky […]

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Want to Volunteer in Your Pajamas? Here’s How

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Want to make a difference from the comfort of your own couch? Whether you’re passionate about environmental conservation, reproductive rights, or alleviating worldwide hunger, there’s probably a virtual volunteer opportunity out there for you. These days, plenty of nonprofit organizations are utilizing the help of virtual volunteers. And in today’s society, where many of us […]

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