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New Job? Here’s How to Read Your Organization’s Culture

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In your first few weeks at a new job, you’re going to learn everything you need to know about HR policies, workflow expectations, and priorities (hopefully). But one thing you probably won’t get a handle on quite as quickly is your new organization’s culture. You won’t learn it from reading a memo, and a misunderstanding […]


Passive Aggressive Behavior in the Office: How to Spot It, How to Stop It

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You’re having a conversation at work. It sounds normal enough, but something doesn’t feel right, and you can’t put your finger on what. Your colleague is telling you something without telling you something. They’re being passive aggressive. Passive aggression in the workplace can divert focus from the organization’s objectives and negatively impact office morale. Here […]


Rethinking work culture and self care in the nonprofit sector

This article originally appeared on YNPN. Like many YNPN members, my early life experiences informed my professional life today. Active in my church in childhood and adolescence, I developed a deep commitment to social and environmental justice, and joined multigenerational teams volunteering for a variety of causes. In college, I was lucky to study abroad […]