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The idealist guide to nonprofit careers for first-time job seekers

Author: Meg Busse; Steven Joiner; Putnam Barber
Publisher: Atlanta : Hundreds of Heads Books, ©2008.
Series: Idealist.org.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-time Job Seekers is a comprehensive resource for emerging professionals pursuing their first position in the nonprofit sector. Whether you are a current student, a recent graduate, or someone entering the workforce for the first time, this book will provide you with indispensable advice, relevant strategies, and nonprofit-specific resources to strengthen your job  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meg Busse; Steven Joiner; Putnam Barber
ISBN: 9781933512242 1933512245
OCLC Number: 436620074
Description: 236 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction : Opening thoughts --
One : What exactly is a nonprofit? --
Two : Balance act: the psychology of the job search / Kelley Carmichael Casey and Cathy Wasserman --
Three : Self and career assessment / Cathy Wasserman and David Schachter --
Four : Networking --
Five : Become a stronger candidate --
Six : Tools for the job search --
Seven : Does your work work for you? --
Eight : Presenting yourself on paper / David Schachter --
Nine : Presenting yourself in person / David Schachter --
Ten : Closing the deal --
Eleven : Staying ready --
Twelve : Nonprofit hiring practices --
Thirteen : It's not what you think --
Fourteen : Starting your own nonprofit / Put Barber --
Conclusion : Closing thoughts --
Appendix one : Nonprofitspeak 101 / Put Barber.
Series Title: Idealist.org.
Responsibility: by Meg Busse ; with Steven Joiner and contributions from Put Barber [and others].

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"The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-time Job Seekers is a comprehensive resource for emerging professionals pursuing their first position in the nonprofit sector. Whether you are a current student, a recent graduate, or someone entering the workforce for the first time, this book will provide you with indispensable advice, relevant strategies, and nonprofit-specific resources to strengthen your job search. Written by nonprofit career experts, The Idealist Guide is designed to be easily accessible and convenient to read." -- Amazon.com viewed October 9, 2020.

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"A wonderful resource, packed with important information and useful tools, to help one find a meaningful career." --Michelle Nunn, CEO Points of Light Institute, Co-Founder, HandsOn Network "An Read more...

 
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