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Call Me Maybe? 3 Tips to Build a Strong References List

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When a hiring manager asks for your references, it’s usually a sign that you’ve made it to the final stages of the interview process. And at this point, you want your references to seal the deal for you, not give the hiring manager pause. But how do you ensure that it goes your way? Below […]

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New to Hiring? 3 Critical Decisions to Make Before You Begin

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From the outside, hiring can look like a breeze. But if you’ve ever been invited to join a hiring process, you likely know that a detailed plan and a dedicated coordinator can be mission critical. If you’ve been tasked with managing the hiring process, use this simple guide to ensure a smooth and successful search. […]

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One Thing I Wish I Knew Before … The Big Interview

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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. In […]

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Podcast | How to Explain a Short-Term Job Stint, with Alexis Perrotta

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Idealist Careers’ own Alexis Perrotta joined Bossed Up podcast host Emelie Aries to give advice on how to address that short-term job stint when you’re interviewing for your next social-impact opportunity. Bossed Up offers career and personal development resources to empower women in the workplace and beyond. On this edition of the Bossed Up podcast, […]

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