Find Your Passion

How To Talk About Your Non-Traditional Career Goals

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The future of work is changing. Whether you are freelancing, starting your own nonprofit, or happily employed at an established organization, there are more ways than ever to design your own professional path, transition between fields, and create an impact. But the range of opportunities can be tricky to navigate and even more challenging to […]

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Interviews

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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Resume and Cover Letter

How to Embrace the Nonlinear on Your Resume

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Your resume is an opportunity to tell a story. But if yours doesn’t read like a book with a linear narrative—due to career shifts and employment breaks—it can be difficult to find the best way to communicate your skills and experience. If you’re unsure about how to confidently present a patchwork career history that spans […]

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Love Idealist? Join the Team, We’re Hiring!

Big news from Idealist HQ in New York City: We’re currently searching for the newest addition to our growing team of social-impact superstars! If you have an interest in providing a great user experience, exude patience and empathy, and love snacks you could be our next Community Support Associate! Community Support Associate opportunity Our Community […]

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