Career Tips

5 Ideas For Crafting A Manager

May 20, 2015       The NonProfit Times      

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The concept of leadership is always a big one in the nonprofit sector, and the facts of a looming retirement binge, as well as changes in the landscape, make the development of top-notch managers more important.

Discrimination Claims In The Workplace Are Evolving

March 11, 2015       The NonProfit Times      

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Employment discrimination complaints today cover a wider range of issues, some of which were nonexistent a generation ago. New areas of dispute can include telecommuting and sexual orientation.

Avoiding The “Dry Turkey” Resume

April 30, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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It’s not exactly breaking any new ground by saying that having a good resume is key to success in the job search. What might not be so obvious is what actually makes a stellar resume.

Building Your Career Brand

February 11, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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Can you build a brand as a job seeker? Branding normally is something reserved for organizations trying to get people to associate their name with a particular cause, but it’s not exclusive to that concept. According to Marshall Brown, a career coach and personal brand strategist, building a career brand is a step all job hunters should take if they are to be hired.

Featured Nonprofit Job Of The Week: Director Of Development

January 6, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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Happy 2014 to all of our job seekers! We hope that you had a relaxing and fun New Year’s. Now that you are done celebrating, however, it’s time to get back to looking for work and we have the perfect opportunity if you live in California.

The Holiday 2013 Job Seeker Wishlist

December 17, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

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What’s on your holiday wishlist? Is it that hot new gadget that everyone is talking about? Or maybe it’s something a little less fancy, like a new jacket. If you count yourself among the unemployed, chances are you are wishing for just one thing: A new job. Since you’re unlikely to find a job offer underneath the Christmas Tree this year, there are some other things you can wish for that will help land you work.

7 Ways The Internet Can Boost Your Job Search

December 10, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

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Some job seekers look at the Internet as both a blessing and a curse. While having instant access to jobs through sites such as the NPT Jobs Career Center is helpful, it can also be a little overwhelming. Being bombarded by information can be an issue but, as Marshall Brown explained, the Internet on a whole can be a big boost for your job search when used correctly.

9 Ways To Ace Your Salary Negotiations

November 27, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

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The hard work isn’t over once you have been offered a job. In fact, some would argue that the heavy lifting has just begun. That’s because before you can shake hands with the hiring manager, you have to go through the dreaded salary negotiation.

How To Handle Bad Interviewers

November 19, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

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Sometimes a job interview gone wrong is not your fault. Despite all of your hours of preparation, one thing you likely did not count on was meeting with an interviewer who is woefully unprepared for the task.

4 Steps To Getting A Job Interview

November 12, 2013       The NonProfit Times      

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Applying for jobs can be time consuming but it’s far from the hardest thing you will do when looking for employment. When it comes to the most frustrating aspects of the search, getting called in for an interview takes the cake.