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This One Question Will Offer Career Clarity

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Like most nonprofit professionals, my nonprofit career is rooted in a deep desire to help people and solve problems. But when I began my job search, I found that “an interest in helping people” was somewhat vague for a cover letter. Deep down though, I knew I was meant for a career that involved impact—not […]


6 Signs it’s Time to Find a New Job

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It’s a lovely Sunday afternoon: The sun is out and it’s perfect picnic weather, or maybe you’re curled up on the couch watching your favorite TV show. Either way, you’re happy—until you remember that tomorrow, you have to go back to work. That dreaded feeling that comes over you every Sunday can be a tell-tale […]


Don’t Get Hung Up on Fear of Failure- It Can Be Imperative To Finding Your Passion!

Exploration is a big part of finding your passion; you have to try different things, in different settings, in order uncover what you love. However, while exploring you also risk failing, which we tend to avoid. In this way, could a fear of failure hold us back?


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