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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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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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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