5 Reasons to Start a Career in Community Services

There are tons of ways to break into community service work – you can assist people with disabilities, help troubled youth, become a social worker, help prevent the abuse of drugs and alcohol, and even work in community development. If your heart is truly in your work, you’ll be great at what you do no matter how you... (continued)

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Advancing Your Career Through Writing and Speaking

Wed, Jul 09, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Whether you are a consultant wanting to market your business or a nonprofit staff member hoping to "get noticed," the old academic warning, "Publish or Perish," is appropriate for you. Consultants and practitioners who have published books are more recognized, can command higher salaries and fees, and feel... (continued)

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How to Stay Healthy When the Job Search is Getting You Down

If all of your work experience is in a field with limited openings, finding the right position can take a long time. You might realize that the market is crowded, making it difficult to stay ahead of your competitors. One of the worst mistakes you can make is being blind to your mental and physical health... (continued)

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Are You Ready to Get Published

How to determine when you are ready to write a book and how to get it published. form the author of more than a dozen books, published by three publishing companies, and one self-published book..



Daring to Lead: Nonprofit Executive Directors and Their Work Experience

This national study of nonprofit executive directors expands on the findings of CompassPoint’s1999 report, Leadership Lost: A Study of Executive Director Tenure and Experience by looking more closely at professional experience, compensation, tenure trends, and executive training and support. To... (continued)

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How to negotiate your nonprofit salary: Sample of Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide

Ever pondered how to get a better salary? Check out this chapter from Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide, rated 5 stars by Nonprofit.About.com. Parts of this chapter were featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy at philanthropy.com.

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Sample of Get Your Dream Job e-course

Check out this course if you'd like to get a leg up on the competition in your nonprofit job hunt.


Written by Mazarine Treyz, also author of Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide,... (continued)

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Marcy Rubin, CPC

Background: Working in sales for 20+ years created an abundance of opportunities making it possible for me to associate with people through out diversified industries. As my career continued to unfold I soon realized my passion was helping others with Bipolar break away from the stigma and create the life they desired. Today I spend my days exploring how to... (continued)

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Mazarine Treyz

Author of two five-star rated books (rated by Nonprofit.About.com), Get the Job, Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide, and The Wild Woman's Guide to Social Media. Also authored The Wild Woman's Guide to Fundraising. Popular website, WildWomanFundraising.com, gets 40,000 monthly visitors.

Coaches small nonprofits in how to fundraise and communicate more... (continued)

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How To Make Money and Change the World

Raised with volunteer trips abroad, climate change on TV and everything 'save the world', today's generation is more aware of the world and doing good than ever before. When it comes to getting jobs, however, we are still trying to figure out one simple thing: how do you make money and change the world?

We spent a year looking... (continued)

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Dana Earhart

Background: 1-2-1 Philanthropic Services, Inc. is the only national company in the United States that focuses on both candidates and employers in the non-profit market. Our mission is to connect management level candidates with non-profit employers by providing affordable, quality services for both groups.Diane M. Carlson, CEO, founded the company in 2007 in order... (continued)

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Dan King

Background: Dan King is principal of Career Planning and Management, Inc.and co-founder of MeaningfulCareers.com. With over 25 years experience in counseling, training, coaching and career development, he supports individuals and organizations in planning and managing a wide range of contemporary worklife and workplace issues. He has consulted to several education,... (continued)

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Laurie Herrick

Background: Supporting strong leaders by cultivating vision and leadership, RAINMAKER Consulting helps leaders set bold, visionary goals and creates pathways for attaining them. Leadership is about vision and relationships. It is about the ability to inspire and empower others with what is possible. Our ideal client is committed to serious growth that will be... (continued)

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5 Tips for Standing out as a Leader

Developing nonprofit leadership skills, and leadership in your co-workers, is key for the longevity and strength your organization and the entire nonprofit community. Get started by following these five tips.

  1. Master working virtually. Your ability to lead needs to reach beyond your office, across many sites and multiple... (continued)


Fundraising as a Career: What Does It Take to Succeed?

From Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE's book, Fundraising as a Career: What, Are You crazy, this article provides you with they keys to being, or hiring, a successful fundraiser.



Katha Kissman

Background: Katha Kissman is a BoardSource senior governance consultant. Based in the Washington, DC area, Katha has over 25 years of experience managing and consulting with nonprofits. As a senior governance consultant, Katha provides individualized board consultation and training and conducts workshops on governance issues. Katha has worked with a variety of... (continued)

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An Ode to the Nonprofit Professional

Follow the link below for the full article! Summary: A simple reminder that what you do is amazing and the impact stretches far beyond what you can possibly see. Includes quotes from some of the greats.


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What to do in your first 80 days: Sample of The Wild Woman's Guide to Fundraising

Fundraising career people-how do you hack your first 80 days in a job? Get help here.


Decision Insight, Inc

Background: Patricia D. Duarte, CEO & Principal Consultant, Decision Insight, Inc. began her career in market research before moving into HR as a recruiter then as operations director for a large staffing firm. In early 1990, she transitioned her experience into the booming computer technology industry where she gained invaluable “change... (continued)

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