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  • Job Interview Anxiety Fighting Techniques

    By The NonProfit Times — March 15, 2011

    There’s nothing more normal than having a little anxiety before a job interview. As a job seeker, you spend a lot of time and effort trying to get work, so it’s understandable that there will be some nerves before presenting your case to an employer.

  • Self-Esteem Tips For The Job Search

    By The NonProfit Times — March 1, 2011

    The job search can do quite a number on your self-esteem. The current market lends itself to disappointment, as many other qualified candidates are competing for the same position. Every time you get rejected or don’t hear back from an employer, you end up feeling worse about your abilities.

  • Tips For Dealing With Human Resources

    By The NonProfit Times — February 15, 2011

    When you apply for a job, you will more often than not be dealing with the organization’s Human Resources (HR) department. Whether you have been called in for a job interview or are just contacting them for more information about the position, it’s important to know the correct etiquette when dealing with these employees. Below are some tips to help you make a great impression:

  • 4 Ways To Get A Job Interview

    By The NonProfit Times — February 1, 2011

    The best way to get a job interview is to have an impressive resume and cover letter, but those aren’t the only things in your control. There are plenty of other techniques that will improve your chances of getting noticed by hiring managers. Below are four tips that will help you accomplish this goal:

  • 5 Aspects Of A Good Career Coach

    By The NonProfit Times — January 15, 2011

    There are many different options that make the job search a little easier. Whether it’s this site or other resources on the Internet, job seekers can get a lot of help for their career these days.

  • 6 Ways To Lose A Job

    By The NonProfit Times — January 7, 2011

    Your goal as a job seeker is to make employers like you to the extent that you are chosen instead of other qualified candidates. The idea that you would intentionally try and make a recruiter hate you seems farfetched, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have any habits that are unintentionally rubbing employers the wrong way.

  • 4 Steps To A Successful Online Portfolio

    By The NonProfit Times — December 15, 2010

    Even in the midst of the digital age, the standard resume is still an effective device. If you are looking to add a little creativity, however, you should consider creating an online portfolio.

  • 5 Common Job Interview Questions

    By The NonProfit Times — December 1, 2010

    It’s very rare that you will go to two job interviews that ask you the exact same questions. Chances are, however, that there will be some common threads when it comes to the questions you are asked.

  • 3 Ways To De-Stress Your Job Search

    By The NonProfit Times — November 15, 2010

    It’s not exactly breaking any new ground by stating that the job search can be very stressful. Between constantly applying for new jobs to getting those dreaded rejection letters, the hunt for a nonprofit job can be very tough on the psyche.

  • 4 Modern Job Interview Questions

    By The NonProfit Times — November 1, 2010

    You think you know all about the job interview questions employers will ask you? While some of the classic questions (“Tell me a little bit about yourself,” etc) still exist, many organizations are updating their repertoire to reflect current trends. Today’s economic environment demands that nonprofits do their due diligence to ensure the individual they hire has the necessary skills and commitment to succeed.

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