Online Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Courses for Mission-Driven Careers

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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are becoming increasingly popular for social-impact professionals. And because these courses are often free of charge, open to all and flexible enough to work with the most complicated of schedules, they also provide a prime …

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6 Activist Poets Who Inspire Contemplation, Connection, and Change

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Throughout history, in moments of doubt, artists and writers have confronted despair and uncertainty with their creativity and words. Now is no different. Below are six contemporary poets whose words of contemplation, connection and change will not only provide comfort …

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Leading the Way | 7 Executive Directors Share Their Tips for Success

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Do you have your eye on an executive director role for your career future? Good for you! But since “you can’t know what you don’t know,” we asked seven nonprofit executive directors what they wish they knew before they took …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
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4 Unique Podcasts to Inspire Social Innovation

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It’s safe to say that many of us could use a bit of inspiration these days—and podcasts are a great way to stay informed and entertained from home. Whether you need a new podcast obsession or just want to know …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Be Bold | How to Pitch Yourself for a Job That Doesn’t Exist (Yet!)

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Over the course of your career, you will likely encounter certain people, organizations, or causes you want to work for. But what if there aren’t any available job opportunities?

You may think there’s nothing to be done—but there is. Why …

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The Idealist Careers Guide to Understanding Employee Benefits

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Here is a short list of some common benefits currently being offered at many organizations across the sector. Take a read through to understand what each benefit may include as well as what questions to ask (and what you may …

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How Can I Transition into the Corporate Social Responsibility Field?

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Lea from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health asks:

“How do I get into the field of corporate social responsibility? I come from a socio-medical public health background. What kind of skills and training are considered assets? If I’m …

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Idealist Careers Try This Challenge #4 | Learn Something New

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Welcome to the Idealist Careers Try This Challenge # 4! You’ve already have had a chance to consider your professional successes, identified opportunities for growth, and taken steps to nurture your network. Now it’s time to learn something new!

Challenge #4

This …

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Idealist Careers Try This Challenge #2 | Where Can You Grow?

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How did Challenge #1 go? Were you able to detail five professional successes from 2019? Did you recall a success you had perhaps forgotten about? Be sure to keep us posted on your “aha moments” (or your “I’m-totally-and-completely-stumped moments”) by …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Is Your Budget Sending a Mission-Driven Message?

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The budget of an organization, department, or program is a moral document that speaks to our values. But a scarcity mindset paired with budget constraints can create a shortsightedness that we should all make an effort to address.

Sure, you …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
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