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Improving on tradition: Finding new ways to stand out in your nonprofit job search

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
March 20, 2014

Video applications? Infographic resumes? Could these non-traditional approaches represent the future of job searching in the Canadian nonprofit sector?

Career Q&A: Anxious about an upcoming performance review

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
March 12, 2014

These tips will help you prepare for an upcoming performance review - and help to settle your nerves!

Reversing the potential for burnout: Strategies to stay healthy and happy at work

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
February 20, 2014

Is your organization unwittingly promoting burnout amongst staff? The tips in this article will help you turn things around.

Career Q&A: Dealing with a difficult employee

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
February 12, 2014

Are you a victim of upwards bullying? These tips can help.

Networking: Making it work for you

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
January 16, 2014

If traditional networking events either scare or bore you, check out these unique alternatives.

Career Q&A: Returning to work from a parental leave

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
January 8, 2014

Are you returning to work after a parental leave? Check out these tips for a smooth transition.

Ten New Year’s resolutions for your nonprofit career

Written By: Brock Smith
December 19, 2013

Follow these ten tips to re-invigorate your career in 2014!

Career Q&A: My boss is a micromanager!

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
December 4, 2013

Follow these tips to better cope with a micromanaging boss.

Finding the right balance: What to do if your job doesn't feel like a good fit

Written By: Susan Fish
November 21, 2013

If you're working in a nonprofit job that seems like a less-than-ideal fit for your values or work style, you're not alone.

Career Q&A: How do I know if the job offer is a good match for me?

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

Learn how to tell if a job is a good fit for you before you accept the offer.

The nonprofit leap: Turning a volunteer gig into paid employment

Written By: Brock Smith
October 17, 2013

Want to turn your volunteer gig into a paid position? Check out these tips from people who have made the jump from volunteer to employee.

Career Q&A: How to land a job virtually

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

If you're looking to relocate but are finding it tough to travel for job interviews, these tips might help.

A conversation worth continuing: Does the nonprofit sector still have a glass ceiling?

Written By: Jodie Shupac
October 2, 2013

Are Canadian women still challenged by a glass ceiling in the nonprofit sector?

Investing in talent: How and why foundations are supporting professional development

Written By: Susan Fish
September 19, 2013

Foundations are increasingly investing in the professional development of nonprofit professionals.

Career Q&A: Job searching while on a work visa

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
September 11, 2013

How to be upfront about your work visa or desire to relocate without putting off potential employers.

How to use CharityVillage most effectively in your job search

Written By: Marina Dawson
September 4, 2013

Find out how to maximize your job search on the CharityVillage website.

Career Q&A: I think I've been blackballed

Written By: Nancy Ingram and Christa McMillin
August 14, 2013

The Canadian nonprofit sector can be a pretty small place. So what do you do if you think a former employer has blackballed you?

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.

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