Search articles in Career insight

Found 138 articles

  • [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.

  • 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.

  • EQ primer: Workplace bullying and how to overcome it

    • 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?

  • [How We Hire] The power behind a renewable energy revolution

    • Mar 14, 2019

    To help families in need make the solar energy switch, GRID Alternatives seeks people who are collaborative, open, and passionate about giving everyone access to transformative technology.

  • Like a boss: Your role in the new leadership model

    • Mar 12, 2019
    • Mary Bear Hughes

    Today, everyone needs to contribute directly to strategic goals – which means everyone needs a roadmap for becoming full-fledged strategists.

  • Our new sector salary reports: What to know before your next career move

    • Mar 11, 2019

    When it comes to nonprofit compensation, myths abound – and data can be scarce. Helping you fill the gap: two new comprehensive sector salary reports, covering California and Georgia.

  • What we’re reading: Procrastination, workism, nonverbal interview mistakes, and more

    • Feb 28, 2019
    • Marc Schultz

    Stories on staying on-task, the art of subverting workplace stress, career advice you shouldn’t follow, the perils of worshipping work, and more.

  • Be your own lucky charm

    • Feb 28, 2019
    • Heather Infantry

    Luck doesn’t happen at random – it’s the reliable outcome of preparation and opportunity. Here’s a few ways to engineer your next “lucky” career break.

  • Unhappy with your job? Ask yourself this tough question

    • Jan 31, 2019
    • Janice Burch

    Sure, you might be ready to move on – but if you’re letting burnout get the best of you, you could be sabotaging your chances for scoring the job you really want.

  • [How We Hire] Fulfilling the big potential in every “little”

    • Jan 25, 2019

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta has become the largest one-on-one mentoring organization in the Southeast thanks to the energy, enthusiasm, and experience of their people.

  • How We Hired in 2018

    • Dec 18, 2018

    A look back at our How We Hire series reveals how HR pros from the Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, the World Wildlife Fund, and other top nonprofits identify talent and ready their people for any challenge.