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Salary Negotiation | How to Make a Counter Offer

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For many nonprofit professionals, salary negotiation can feel like an elusive art form. Sometimes, we’re so happy that we got the job offer at all that we end up feeling as though we’ve run out of the energy and the gumption that may be required to initiate a salary talk. If you’re up for some […]

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3 Things to Know About Equal Pay Day

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April 10 is Equal Pay Day, but it’s not an occasion to celebrate. Equal Pay Day marks the symbolic day each calendar year when a woman’s earnings “catch up” to a man’s earnings from the previous year. Because women typically earn just over 80 cents on the dollar compared to men’s earnings, it takes a […]

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Thinking About Taking the Leap from Full Time to Freelance?

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Do you dream of being your own boss? Maybe you think about leaving your corporate job to work in the social-impact world. Maybe you want the freedom to contribute to multiple causes. Maybe you feel like you would be more effective if your schedule were flexible. Often, these thoughts don’t go any further. Making the […]

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How to Deal When Your Heart and Your Budget Collide

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Those of us who are drawn to social-impact careers care deeply about the causes our work supports. At the same time, like everyone else, we have bills to pay. What do we do when there’s a gap—sometimes a substantial one—between what we earn and our expenses? It’s a question that many idealists wrestle with, and […]

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