A résumé, and a cover letter should not be redundant.
If you’re preparing to go on the job market this fall (and even if you’re not), now is a good time to start polishing your application materials. For faculty positions that means updating your CV . For staff and administrative jobs, whether you need a CV or a résumé will depend on the position. For every type of...
Hot Off The Press: Events That Californian Job Seekers and Development Professionals need to be aware of in 2020
Mentoring Morning Session & Keynote Luncheon @ The Cathedral Center
When: Feb 11, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM (PT)
Where: The Cathedral Center at Our Lady of the Angeles, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA, 90012, US...
The 7 Best Books For Job Seekers:
Best Resume Writing Book For Job Seekers
Best Book About Adding Specific Details And Metrics To Your Resume
The Best Book About Job Interviews & Interview Answers
The Best Book On Negotiation
The Best Book On Habits And Productivity
The Best Book On Networking To Get Interviews
The Best Book On...
It's an interview question you should probably have an answer for, especially in the mission driven nonprofit industry. Luckily, Bill Todd has an interesting approach to preparing for this inevitable question. Be prepared to answer it in different ways, depending on whether it is asked by a recruiter or a hiring manager.
Bill is a great guide to interviewing. The answer is HERE
Breaking into the nonprofit world is not that different from entering a for-profit organization. However, making the jump from the corporate world into a 501(c)(3) can be daunting—especially when competing against those with seemingly years of charitable bona fides, international volunteer experience, and degrees in public policy. Certain skills are better regarded than others, knowing what you want is half the battle, and an...
If you have the right personality, experience and credentials for that dream job you're interviewing for, you won't need to bend over backwards to overcome the interview hurdle? What you might do is fail the test by not getting the basics right. Follow these tips to learn how to ace your job interview, and stand out from the crowd. It’s not as difficult as you think, so follow these tips, and you’ll be sure to make a...
The nonprofit world can be vastly different from the for profit workplace, but how will it affect your everyday work? Check out some of these differences from the The Balance, small business.
Nonprofit hours don't always fit a business template. Fundraisers may need to seek out potential donors in the evening or on the weekend. Special events may need to be staffed on...
The nonprofit sector may not sound glamorous to some, but nonprofits can be innovative and creative as they seek ways to create value and achieve the organisations mission. Here are some emerging jobs in the nonprofit world.
Trends in Nonprofit Jobs to Keep Your Eye On
According to Fast Company , “Culture, especially in small organizations where the staff is regularly connecting with community members, can...
The old saying of its not what you know, it’s who you know, is true. Building a strong network is important, it can boost your career development and even get you a new job. However, for many, introverted tendencies can make networking difficultly awkward. Here are 5 key skills you need to focus on to become a natural charmer.
1. Get Social
The power of sites like LinkedIn is enormous if used correctly. Social media gives...
Employers use resumes throughout the application process and are a crucial component of any job search. Below are some tips to make your resume sharp, easy to read, summarizes your skills and outlines any relevant experience.
1. Make it easy to read
As employers, it is incredibly frustrating to search through a resume to find relevant information. Use a simple, clean template to make it as clear as possible....
Job hunting is tricky and tiresome. We get it. It's often difficult to know what skills non-profits really want but don't worry, we've put together some skills non-profits look for to help you out.
Key point, don't just say you're good at 'x' skill, show it with past examples and metrics to really emphasise your abilities. These skills can help you stand out from the crowd.
A crucial aspect of working in the...