Career Management

Ageism in the nonprofit sector: Confronting the issue of age discrimination

Written By: Jodie Shupac
July 24, 2013

Does ageism exist in the nonprofit sector?

Career Q&A: Setting realistic expectations about compensation

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
July 10, 2013

Wanting to jump into the nonprofit sector but not sure if your salary expectations are reasonable? Our Career Q&A columnists are here to help.

Career Q&A: How to effectively represent your extensive nonprofit experience

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
June 12, 2013

If you've been working in the nonprofit sector for many years, follow these tips to best summarize your experience to a potential employer.

Results from the 2013 Canadian Nonprofit Sector Salary & Benefits Study are now available

Written By: CharityVillage
May 29, 2013

The only Canadian report to provide a detailed picture of salary and benefits packages exclusively in the nonprofit sector is now fully updated for 2013.

Career Q&A: Dealing with employment gaps on your resume

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
May 8, 2013

Not sure how to explain a gap in your employment history on your resume? Check out these tips!

Trending Now: Exploring Canada's nonprofit workforce development challenges

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
April 24, 2013

What workforce trends are currently affecting the Canadian nonprofit sector?

Career Q&A: Does networking have to be done in person?

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
April 10, 2013

Don't have time for face-to-face networking? These tips will help you effectively network without a huge time commitment.

Why it's hard to find a job and what you can do about it

Written By: Edwin Chan
April 4, 2013

Finding it hard to get a job? Follow these tips to ratchet up your job search.

The relationship between your work and your mental health

Written By: Caroline Veldhuis
March 21, 2013

Is your workplace making you ill? New research suggests close ties between workplace stresses and poor mental health.

Career Q&A: How to answer questions about salary

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
March 13, 2013

Unsure of how to handle job advertisements that ask for salary expectations? Read on!

Career Q&A: Demonstrating "best fit" in a cover letter

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
February 12, 2013

A "best fit grid" can not only help you determine if you are a good fit for an advertised position but also help you write a targeted cover letter.

The Big Mistake: What to do when you’ve completely messed up at work

Written By: Brock Smith
January 17, 2013

You've just made a big mistake - one with consequences. What do you do now?

Stepping off the ladder: Can alternative organizational structures change the career trajectory of young professionals?

Written By: Jillian Witt
January 16, 2013

Shared platforms allow nonprofit leaders to manage new initiatives without becoming executive directors.

Career Q&A: Staying positive through a long job search

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
January 9, 2013

Feel like it's been forever since you started job searching? Follow these tips to stay positive and persistent.

Are you cut out to be an executive director?

Written By: Jodie Shupac
December 20, 2012

Is the position of executive director appealing to young nonprofit professionals?

Career Q&A: Making the switch to nonprofit

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
December 12, 2012

Looking for your nonprofit dream job? Follow these tips to leave the corporate sector behind.

Is your boss a psychopath?

Written By: Susan Fish
November 15, 2012

Ever found yourself wondering if your boss was a psychopath? You just might be right.

Career Q&A: Determining your fit for a position

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
November 14, 2012

If you're applying for jobs but not getting calls from employers, it could be that you aren't considering your fit with a position. Use this grid to match your qualifications with the employer's requirements.

Are you overdoing it with overtime?

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
October 17, 2012

While the notion that work life and personal life are blending into each other has been around since the explosion of e-mail access and the internet made it possible to work from home (or the Muskoka chair), the expectations by employers and employees of how much overtime work is necessary continues to dog many.

A gradual impact: Inspiring tomorrow’s leaders through higher education

Written By: Rachel Kalbfleisch
October 17, 2012

Carleton University is launching a new Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership degree and graduate diploma in the summer of 2013.

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