Tag Archives: career

No more Freedom 55: Why Millennials are increasingly considering mid-career breaks

In the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, a series of Canadian television commercials featured people suddenly transported to an exotic location with their future self who had managed to achieve career retirement by the age of 55. The reality over … Continue reading

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How to negotiate a job offer: A guide for job seekers and employers

So you applied for the job, went through the interview process and now have been offered the position. Is there anything more you need to do before simply signing your contract and picking out your First Day of Work outfit? … Continue reading

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I think I’ve been blackballed by a donor organization

  This month’s question was posted in the Charity Village community: Several years ago I worked for an agency that was funded by a fairly large organization.   To make a long story short, I questioned a direction they were going in, … Continue reading

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How to effectively represent your extensive nonprofit experience

    This month’s question was posted in the Charity Village community: If you’ve been working in the sector for your entire career (and it’s been somewhat extensive), how do you best summarize your background without it being too overwhelming, … Continue reading

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How to deal with employment gaps on your resume

  I’m returning to the workforce after a couple of years of not working. How do I explain this on my resume? This is a good question and one we often see clients struggling with. Take heart in the fact … Continue reading

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