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Ask Cynthia: How do I Break into Nonprofit Work (Again)?

“At my current job, I feel the yearning to work someplace where I can truly make a bigger impact like I’ve always wanted to make. Now I feel like I lack experience in the nonprofit sector to be seriously considered if I were to apply for something I was really passionate about. Any advice on how I can break through?”


Ask Cynthia: How do I Find More Meaning in What I Do?

Maybe you’re frustrated that your organization’s ultimate aims aren’t in line with your highest values. You may have even contemplated going back to school or a full-on career switch. But perhaps a large shift doesn’t feel right at the moment, and you’re struggling to discover what to try in your current context… Read on for Cynthia Jaggi’s advice!


Ask Cynthia: How do I tell my family I want to leave my stable career?

“My family thinks I’m crazy to be thinking about leaving a stable job in a successful company for something new and unknown. What can I say to them?”


Introducing… a New Column for Mid-Career Job Seekers!


Cynthia’s articles will focus on the “big questions” that come up when you’re thinking about transitioning to the nonprofit sector or social impact space… but that you may never have been comfortable asking out loud! These vignettes will tell the stories of job seekers like you and give you a glimpse into their worries and concerns, while revealing at-the-moment advice and insights you can use today.