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The big jump: Considering a move to management

Moving into management is a big jump for many people in the nonprofit sector — and sometimes is not necessarily the right move. We talked with people who recently made that leap as well as career coaches to understand why … Continue reading

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A bird in the hand: Whether to take a job or wait for a better offer

It’s a classic dilemma that most job seekers face at least once in their lives: Should I take the job that is offered now or wait for a better one? While it would be nice if there was an easy … Continue reading

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Career Q&A: I want a higher level nonprofit job

I am feeling the need to progress in my career – to go from being in charge of implementing projects to more program development and management. What is the fastest way to make this happen? How fast you will be … Continue reading

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Sunny days are here again: How to keep your staff engaged during the summer months

In a recent article posted on the Charity Village website, Nancy Ingram from Foot in the Door Consulting was part of a panel interviewed on how to inspire and encourage employees to remain productive and engaged during the hot summer months. … Continue reading

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Can a lack of specialization hurt your career?

I have been (thankfully) gainfully employed in international human rights work for the past ten years. The organization I have worked for is closing down over the next year and I am finding it challenging to think about where to … Continue reading

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