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What business does a business degree have in the nonprofit sector?

Written By: Rachel Kalbfleisch
August 8, 2012

Is a business degree relevant to the nonprofit sector?

What to do with a communications/marketing degree

Written By: Rachel Kalbfleisch
July 24, 2012

Is a communications or marketing degree your ticket to a nonprofit career?

Results from 2012 Nonprofit Compensation & Benefits Study now available

Written By: CharityVillage
July 22, 2012

Findings from CharityVillage’s second annual Canadian Nonprofit Sector Compensation & Benefits Study.

Getting in the door: The nonprofit dilemma

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
July 12, 2012

Finding a nonprofit job can sometimes seem like a difficult task.

D is for Disenchantment: How nonprofits are losing out

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
July 3, 2012

Disenchantment in the nonprofit sector is not a new issue. What can be done to prevent it?

It takes a Village: Using the CharityVillage community in your job search

Written By: Marina Dawson
June 25, 2012

Find job search success with these online networking tips.

The revenge of the liberal arts degree

Written By: Rachel Kalbfleisch
June 21, 2012

Is a Bachelor of Arts degree still a worthy pursuit?

Career Q&A: Handling hugging in the office

Written By: Mitchell Stephenson
June 20, 2012

Is it appropriate to hug your co-workers?

Get that job!

Written By: Jack Shand
June 8, 2012

Ten tips for a successful job search from Jack Shand.

Career Q&A: Creating an online profile

Written By: Mitchell Stephenson
May 23, 2012

Use your online profile strategically in your job search.

Time is on your side: Time management for the busy nonprofit professional

Written By: Susan Fish
April 23, 2012

How effective are you at managing your time at work? Are you easily distracted by the ping of a new email or a notification on Facebook? Are you prone to interruption at the office? Do you find any excuse not to sit down in front of your computer to draft that grant report? Perhaps you should take a few minutes and read this story before another email hits your inbox.

It's time to brandish your personal brand

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
April 19, 2012

Job seekers and marketers: at first glance, it may not seem like the two have much in common. But an effective job search is actually all about marketing a product - you! And when marketing products, branding is important. What does your personal brand say about you?

A day in the life: Volunteer manager

Written By: CharityVillage
April 19, 2012

Our Day in the Life series features first-hand accounts from people working in nonprofits. This month Lisa Anderson, manager of volunteer services with the North York Harvest Food Bank, discusses what it takes to be a successful volunteer manager. Hint: It includes becoming a volunteer yourself.

Career Q&A: Learning to steer your career

Written By: Mitchell Stephenson
April 16, 2012

If you're not taking the wheel and steering your own career, you're risking letting someone else be in charge of your career satisfaction and happiness.

Take this job – and love it

Written By: Elisa Birnbaum
March 15, 2012

No matter how you approach it, starting a new job can be daunting. Learn from other nonprofit professionals how to make the most of your new role.

A day in the life: Board chair

Written By: CharityVillage
March 15, 2012

CharityVillage®'s A Day in the Life series gives you a glimpse into the professional lives of people working in a range of jobs in the nonprofit sector. This month we'd like to introduce you to Brenda Rooney, chair of the board of directors at Theatre Wakefield and general manager of the Wakefield International Film Fesitval.

The least wanted list

Written By: Jack Shand
March 5, 2012

Law enforcement agencies have their most wanted lists. What job seekers want to avoid at all cost is being placed on a least wanted list. This article outlines five areas of behaviour that can put an individual at high risk of being considered least wanted.

Career Q&A: How to work a room

Written By: Mitchell Stephenson
February 20, 2012

Do you find yourself tongue-tied and shy at networking events? Our Career Q&A columnist Mitchell Stephenson shows you how to work a room like a star.

A day in the life: Campaign manager

Written By: CharityVillage
February 16, 2012

Ever wondered what a campaign manger's job looks like? Ruby Berry, campaign manager with the Georgia Strait Alliance, discusses her daily duties.

It's time to take your time off

Written By: Susan Fish
February 16, 2012

Studies show Canadians are not taking all of their vacation time - but there are risks of an all work and no play attitude. How can organizations work with staff to ensure everyone gets to enjoy their time off?

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