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3 Ways to Participate in Today’s National Day of Service

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Since 2009, September 11 has been observed as a National Day of Service and Remembrance, which makes today a day for thoughtful reflection, but also, for action. If you’d like to participate but don’t know where to begin, or you’re not quite sure how you to best contribute your time and effort, especially on a […]


4 Ways to Make the Most of Unemployment

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It’s easy to get down on yourself during unemployment. Hunting for a new job and having more free time than you’re used to can both be big adjustments, but being let go can be a good thing. But, if you use your time strategically, the period of unemployment may help you shape your career into […]


Amplifying Business Savvy Through Nonprofit Volunteer Experience: How One Artist Does it

  After Shauna Howard, Executive Board Member for SCORE Philadelphia approached me with her interest in participating in our HR Council, we delved into the variety of her work. A vocalist and avid salsa dancer, she started a small business selling winter accessories while she was in music school. Read on for the rest of the […]


Volunteer to Career | 6 Tips to Help Make it Happen

Once you have your foot in the door and are volunteering for an organization you love, what can you do to turn that experience into a job?