The Job Search

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills | How to Master Both

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You may have heard valuable workplace skills grouped into two categories: “hard” and “soft.” Just about everyone has a bit from both Column A and Column B. But what’s the difference between the two categories? And how can you express the value of these skills during the job application process? What’s the difference? Hard skills […]

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In the Office

How to Make Pronouns “Business as Usual”

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Have you ever noticed a “pronoun line” line in a colleague’s email signature and wondered why it’s there? Then this article is for you!  A “pronoun” line might be followed by “she/her,” “he/his,” “they/them,” or other designations. It indicates how the person identifies and wants to be referred to in communications. It can be an […]

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Career Planning

Starting Out in the Social-Impact Sector | An Interview with Anthony Flowe

It’s summer, which means that many of our readers have recently graduated from university programs. Perhaps you’ve already got a job in the social-impact sector—or maybe you’re still on the hunt. For this new interview series, we’re chatting with changemakers who are in their first five years of social-impact work. They may be early in […]

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In the Office

How to Build a More Inclusive Workplace Culture

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Most social-impact spaces want to be diverse and inclusive. And many are taking active steps in that direction. Still, examining your organizational culture from within can be a challenge. Though you may feel your workplace is welcoming to everyone, someone from outside the culture—especially someone from an underrepresented background—may have a different view. Even if […]

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