Two evidence-based strategies to settle interview nerves

This article was originally published on CareerWise – “Your source for career development news and views.” What do you do to calm down before a job interview? Some candidates call their loved ones for emotional support, others rehearse practiced answers,...

The introvert’s survival guide with Trina Isakson

Are you introverted or extroverted? It can sometimes look like the modern work environment is created for extroverts and if you're introverted, it can feel draining or even exclusionary. Today’s podcast guest, Trina Isakson, spent years working in our sector...

Consciously co-creating communities of service

This is the fifth and final article in a series on Conscious Service. Read the first, second, third, and fourth articles. There is a great deal of emphasis on systems transformation and organizational culture lately. We used to call it...

5 Ways Volunteering Can Enhance Your Job Search

  Original broadcast date: Thursday, January 30, 2020 Summary: Job hunting can be challenging in today's market and applicants need every edge they can get. Volunteering is a great way to gain crucial experience, build transferable skills, network and cultivate...

Five ways volunteering can enhance your job search

Looking for work can often be extremely challenging and frustrating. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Volunteering isn’t just about giving back to your community. It’s also a great way to build skills and experience, network and cultivate...

National Day of Conversation on sexualized violence in the nonprofit and charitable sector

While for many people, awareness of the #MeToo movement came after the exposure of Harvey Weinstein in the fall of 2017, the hashtag was actually used as far back as 2006, coined by Black community organizer and activist Tarana Burke...

How nonprofit professionals can develop a strong personal brand on social media

When we think about social media in 2020, we likely think about cat videos and late-night presidential rants. On one hand, social media is perceived as a frivolous time waster, while on the other, it has a potentially dangerous quality...

Conscious Service and the power of Transformative Relationships

This is the fourth article in a series on Conscious Service. Read the first, second,  third, and fifth articles. Relationships are the container for the potential for transformation. As Service Providers, we usually think in terms of how the relationship will...

Climbing broken ladders: Women aspiring to nonprofit leadership

Women make up the majority of the nonprofit workforce at all levels, including leadership roles. So on the surface, it might seem like nonprofits have gender equality figured out. “I think there would be an expectation that because we’re a...

Post Secondary Nonprofit Programs

Thinking of heading back to school to further your nonprofit career? We're pleased to offer a list of programs in Canada and internationally, many of which offer online learning components, that have a nonprofit focus area. If you know of...