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  • Hot resume trends for 2020: What the experts say

    • Jan 23, 2020
    • Bob McIntosh

    Five resume writers weigh in on meeting the emerging needs of hiring managers, with practical and innovative techniques to deploy in your next revision.

  • New resources: Financial wellness guidance for assessing and investing

    • Nov 5, 2019
    • Marc Schultz

    The wide range of advice at Mission:Money just got wider. Find out what's newly available to help your people worry less about money, and more about making a difference.

  • What we’re reading: First aid for resume gaps, non-pest networking, and more

    • Sep 20, 2019
    • Marc Schultz

    Alongside resume and networking tips, find post-interview tactics, lessons from nonprofit leaders of color, a multimedia office-trends tour, and more.

  • How to write a stand-out cover letter

    • Sep 20, 2019
    • Sandra A. MacKay

    Make yourself an easy “yes” with a cover letter that draws a direct line between the organization’s needs and your experience delivering on them.

  • [How We Hire] A commitment to learning for campers and staff

    • Sep 13, 2019

    Each summer, over 30,000 kids enroll at Galileo Camps – and 3,000 seasonal staff come aboard to support them, each vetted and prepped for a long-term commitment.

  • Making a great (digital) first impression

    • Aug 22, 2019
    • Elizabeth Webster and Meghan McFee

    The first thing a potential employer does after reviewing your resume and cover letter? Look you up online. Here’s how to ensure they find every reason to bring you in for an interview.

  • [How I Work] Focusing on the groundwork for Colorado's National Forest

    • Aug 22, 2019

    As the National Forest Foundation’s Colorado Program Manager, one staffer brings together public and private stakeholders to enhance the natural splendor of the South Rockies.

  • 9 surefire ways to ace your performance review

    • Jul 25, 2019
    • William Arruda

    Take time to prepare, and you can make your performance review a showcase for goals accomplished, kudos received, and the unique qualities you bring to the team.

  • [How We Hire] Powering effectiveness, innovation, and diversity

    • Jul 18, 2019

    At The Center for Effective Philanthropy, a team of 45 works to advance the capacity of foundations and major donors so they can, in turn, advance nonprofits worldwide.

  • Want to triple the value of your resume? Think achievements

    • Jun 26, 2019
    • Susan Ireland

    Focus on responsibilities, and you’ll only communicate what you did. Focus on achievements, and you get two extra dimensions: what you’re good at, and what you’re proud of.

  • [How I Work] Crafting a space for art

    • Jun 26, 2019

    At the oldest craft school in Tennessee, one artist serves students, the community, and her fellow art pros as the manager of five different galleries and a permanent collection of more than 1,000 pieces.

  • [How We Hire] Paging people who can write, create, and commune with kids

    • Jun 18, 2019

    With locations throughout Los Angeles, the staff at 826LA works to preserve a vibrant work culture while helping students improve their writing skills and express themselves creatively.

  • [Webinar] Nonprofit Compensation Strategies for Impact and Competitiveness

    • Jun 17, 2019

    This informative session, presented by compensation expert Mary Bear Hughes, focuses on defining the full-value of your compensation package, providing insight into the types of compensation strategies top employers use, and learning the steps involved in evaluating your organization’s practices.

  • Peace out: How we leave demonstrates accountability

    • May 29, 2019
    • Karen Hardwick

    Saying goodbye well means balancing self-care with commitments made, understanding that the world is a small place, and leaving with your head held high.

  • 5 moves sure to sink any job interview

    • May 29, 2019
    • Karen Friesen

    You got the call! Now you've got 48 hours to get ready for the big interview. Here's what not to do – before, during, and after.

  • [How We Hire] Character, competence, and chemistry

    • May 14, 2019

    The American Society of Landscape Architects doesn’t just support the industry, it serves as a living example of green infrastructure’s value, and a model of employee benefits.

  • What we’re reading: On getting (and not getting) promoted

    • Apr 30, 2019
    • Marc Schultz

    Advice for getting, weighing, and handling a promotion, plus tips for interviewing with passion, managing your online identity, and networking effectively.

  • [How I Work] 4 million park-goers, one very busy point-person

    • Apr 17, 2019

    Piedmont Park Conservancy is responsible for maintaining Atlanta’s largest greenspace, and one manager is on-hand to make sure every visitor has a great time.

  • [How We Hire] Spotlighting culture and seeing people in whole

    • Apr 15, 2019

    One director of operations, a team of twenty-something to 200-plus, and a workplace value set that puts togetherness right alongside sustainability and energy efficiency.

  • Workplace bullying: The Menace, the Minion, the Martyr, and you

    • Apr 15, 2019
    • Tracey Knight

    It’s easy to come up with an anti-bullying policy – but how do you change the attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs that keep a work environment hostile?