Starting Out in the Social-Impact Sector | An Interview with Anthony Flowe

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It’s summer, which means that many of our readers have recently graduated from university programs. Perhaps you’ve already got a job in the social-impact sector—or maybe you’re still on the hunt.

For this new interview series, we’re chatting with changemakers …

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How to Build a More Inclusive Workplace Culture

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Most social-impact spaces want to be diverse and inclusive. And many are taking active steps in that direction. Still, examining your organizational culture from within can be a challenge.

Though you may feel your workplace is welcoming to everyone, someone …

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Want to Pursue a Learning Opportunity Outside Your Field? Here’s How You Can Get Your Boss on Board

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Sometimes in your career, you’ll find that you’re interested in learning about something that doesn’t align perfectly with your current job. For example, at a previous job, I worked in nonprofit communications, and while I enjoyed what I did, I …

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What to Do When Your Job Doesn’t Offer Professional Development

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Jobs with plentiful professional development opportunities are highly sought after. According to a Gallup study, 87% of millennials (and 69% of other respondents) rate “professional or career growth and development opportunities” as being an important part of a job. After …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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What Elite Athletes Can Teach Us About The Value of Rest

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Few understand tough, physical work, commitment, and goal-oriented thinking like elite athletes. They rise early, put in dedicated hours of training, and aren’t afraid of pushing themselves in the gym, at the track, or on the court.

But it turns …

By Jill Nawrocki - Idealist Careers
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A Perfect Fit? How to Know if a Job is Right for You

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It’s your first day at a new job, and it’s not what you expected.

Maybe you write it off as first-day jitters, but as time passes, you realize that you’re just not clicking with the organization’s culture. Perhaps you’re used …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
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Career Services Guide to Being on the Job Search with Disability

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Embrace Your Strengths

Having a disability gives you a unique perspective which can often be an advantage in the workplace. Think about the specific skills or talents your disability gives you. Here are some ideas, based on a presentation given …

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What I’ve Learned First-Hand About Getting Ahead at Work With a Speech Impediment

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“Did you forget your name?” someone asked me at a networking event for marketing professionals a few years ago after it took me almost a minute to say it.

“No, I stutter,” I politely replied.

“Oh my gosh. I’m so …

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4 Myths About Networking You Have to Stop Believing

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“I hate networking.”

I hear this phrase when working with clients all too frequently, and it’s usually accompanied by the person claiming they’re not good at networking and need to find a way around it, because it’s simply not going …

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Here’s How to Ask for a Full-Time Position After an Internship (Email Template Included!)

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When I was a senior in college, I worked as an editorial intern for The Muse. By the time I graduated eight months later, I had a full-time job lined up here as an associate editor, which led me to …

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