Career insight

  • You know you need a mentor, but you may not know how to get one. Don’t be daunted: Aaron Hurst, guru of the Purpose Economy, says that your next mentor is probably closer than you realize.
  • There are many reasons for seeking a mentor. Purpose Economy guru Aaron Hurst outlines four types, each answering a different set of career challenges. Which one is right for you?
  • Consider yourself inspiring? Don’t be afraid to get profound. Got a strong sense of humor? Feel free to crack wise. Build your reputation online, taking the lead of social media guru Beth Kanter.
  • National 4-H Council, the nonprofit fundraising and marketing partner of the nation’s largest youth development organization, has committed itself to building the best workplace possible, with a board of directors just as interested in employee engagement as its Senior Vice President, Talent and ...
  • Social media provides an easy connection—and in some cases, instant interaction—with other leaders in your field. Start a conversation: it’s fast and effective, especially with help from guru Beth Kanter.
  • Lauren Banta Holloway has been serving as Associate Director, Individual Giving for the North Texas Food Bank since 2013, helping raise the annual budget ($19.6 million in 2016) that funds Food Bank operations. We spoke to her over the phone from her Dallas offices.