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  • How to keep networking (without looking like an insensitive clod)

    • Apr 28, 2020
    • Jenny Foss

    It's never been more important to reach out for job leads and professional support – or to exhibit empathy and authenticity while doing so.

  • How to ace your video interview

    • Mar 27, 2020
    • Laura DeCarlo

    In this time of social distancing, expect video interviews to become the norm. Here’s a rundown of measures to take, from prep to follow-up, to adapt effectively.

  • 7 science-based strategies to cope with coronavirus anxiety

    • Mar 20, 2020
    • Jelena Kecmanovic

    Practical ways to build mental resilience and keep stress from overwhelming you in the era of COVID-19.

  • Work for Good how-to: Job Alerts

    • Feb 26, 2020
    • Marc Schultz

    With a (very) little finessing, you can have an automated job search assistant delivering the best new opportunities directly to your inbox.

  • How We Hire roundup: Staff support

    • Feb 26, 2020
    • Marc Schultz

    Over four years of interviews with HR leaders, we’ve gathered a range of insightful responses to the question, What’s something cool you do to support your staff?

  • 4 ways to find balance in your nonprofit career

    • Jan 23, 2020
    • Sara Parcero-Leites

    In nonprofit work, we aren’t always able to say “no” when we feel overwhelmed at work – which makes prioritizing time away all the more vital to our effectiveness.

  • 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 26, 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 19, 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 27, 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 27, 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.