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  • [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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Smart strategies for behavioral interview question

    Smart strategies for behavioral interview questions

    • Nov 28, 2018
    • Jeff Lipschultz

    Open-ended queries give you the chance to tell your story and demonstrate your bona fides – as well as the chance to ramble, go negative, and otherwise obscure your best qualities.

  • The right keywords for your resume: A simple solut

    The right keywords for your resume: A simple solution

    • Nov 28, 2018
    • Jenny Foss

    Can you copy and paste? Then you can determine the most important terms in any job description, and equip your application to bypass the auto-filters between you and a hiring manager.

  • Sowing the seeds

    [How I Work] Sowing the seeds of a better city

    • Nov 28, 2018

    The Sacramento Tree Foundation is a force for nature in California’s capital city, and their Restoration Ecologist digs deep into a range of projects, from planting to trailblazing to public education.

  • 20 top tips for super awesome networking

    • Oct 25, 2018
    • Laura Gassner Otting

    Whether you’re facing a roomful of potential job leads, meeting someone who works for your dream employer, or looking for an invite to the next meet-and-greet event, here’s how to make the most of it.

  • Benefits package

    What’s in a benefits package?

    • Oct 24, 2018
    • Marc Schultz

    Learning to weigh the value of your employee benefits – from retirement plans and health coverage to professional development and scheduling options – means better decisions for your career and life.

  • work life balance

    The work-life balance formula that actually works

    • Oct 24, 2018
    • Jeff Haden

    Too often, faulty math keeps us from realizing the goal of simultaneously fulfilling work- and home-lives. Correcting the equation is easier than you think: It all comes down to quality over quantity.

  • [How I Work] Cultivating the people who close opportunity gaps for kids

    • Sep 21, 2018

    How the Talent Business Partner at Citizen Schools got to where she is, and what she does to engage her coworkers, amplify their impact, and better focus everyone involved – including herself.

  • Super-simple hacks for effective resume bullet points

    • Sep 21, 2018
    • Julius Q Holmes IV

    The secret to summing up your experience, skills, and achievements? Analyze the job description. Here’s how to use power words, key words, and verifiable results to craft killer bullet points.

  • Our favorite Career Insight this year (so far!)

    • Aug 28, 2018

    In this roundup from six months of Career Insight newsletters, we’re looking back at an array of stories on working smarter, getting hired, and the ways that purpose-driven pros landed their spot in the sector.

  • Find your financial way with Mission:Money

    • Jul 25, 2018
    • Karen Beavor

    We know that financial stress can cause you more than worry – it can even cause you to consider giving up a job you love. That’s why we launched a new, free educational initiative especially for you.

  • The 4 questions every interviewer asks (and other ways to prep for the interview)

    • Jul 25, 2018
    • John Davis

    One recruiter shares the expertise he’s amassed through thousands of encounters with candidates and employers.

  • [How We Hire] The exceptional talent and challenging minds that are Feeding America

    • Jul 25, 2018

    A national nonprofit that serves hundreds of food banks across the country, Feeding America looks for curious, passionate, relationship-minded pros dedicated to fighting hunger.

  • To the class of 2018: Commencement season highlights

    • Jun 19, 2018
    • Marc Schultz

    Straight from the nation’s leaders in business, philanthropy, the arts, and politics, a roundup of career and life advice for new grads (and pretty much anyone else).

  • 5 ways to become inspirational

    • Jun 7, 2018
    • Aaron Hurst

    Inspiration doesn’t happen by chance: It’s a quality you can cultivate for yourself and your team. Even better? It’s got real benefits, including a 125 percent boost in productivity.