Currently Browsing: open thread

Should You Resend Your Application If You Notice A Mistake?

You made a mistake in your application…do you resend or just let it go? Some of us at Idealist were pretty split on this. What would you do?


Open Thread | What’s Your 2019 Career Resolution?

As winter really kicks it into high gear (unless, of course, you’re in the Southern Hemisphere and just settling into summer, in which case, please take me with you!), it seems that New Year’s resolution season is upon us again! And as you may have come to realize over the years, making a commitment to […]


Open Thread | What Motivates You?

pen and notebook

Is it the mission of your organization that gets you out of bed each morning? Your incredible colleagues? Salary? Benefits? The promise of coffee in the lunchroom? We want to know what keeps you going There’s a big misconception out there that social-impact professionals are fueled strictly by the idea of “the greater good” above […]


Open Thread | How Do You Interpret “Casual Workplace”?


Long gone are the days when we can safely assume that pantyhose, suit and tie, or a briefcase are a regular part of a workplace dress code, and many nonprofits seem to be on board with this change in practice. We want to know how you’re navigate the changing landscape of office dress codes. If […]