Posts tagged "job search"

Interview Tips for Those New to the Nonprofit Sector – Part I

Interview Tips for Those New to the Nonprofit Sector – Part I
I often meet people interested in working in the nonprofit sector. Whether they are recent grads or experienced folks switching sectors, I give the same advice: 1) Understand the nuances that make our sector unique; and 2) Find a way to bridge the gap between your past experience and your new career interests. Tip #1: Understand... Read more »

The Art of the Informational Interview

  It always surprises me how many people either have not heard of an informational interview or are not using this valuable tool while engaging in a job search. An informational interview is, according to About.com, “an interview conducted to collect information about a job, career field, industry or company.” It is also a great... Read more »

Resources for Nonprofit Job Seekers

Resources for Nonprofit Job Seekers
  As the person who often answers the phone at the Axelson Center, I have had great conversations with hundreds of people looking for a nonprofit job. Some are recent grads. Others are what I call “sector jumpers”: those wanting to leave the business sector or government for a meaningful career at a nonprofit. Here... Read more »
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