Top Entry-level Jobs For Millennials Seeking a Career With Purpose
It’s increasingly important for many students and grads to find a career with purpose. Studies have indicated that Millennials value purpose and fulfillment more than a large paycheck. They want to know that what they are doing is making an impact, for themselves and for others. When you feel connected to your job, organization and team, you are more likely to be fulfilled. So, where should you look to hatch your career with purpose? Here are the top entry-level jobs with impact if you’re seeking a career with purpose in the nonprofit sector.
How Volunteering Can Help You Build Skills For Your Career
Volunteer work can broaden and deepen your experience and provide skill development in a way that is often not possible or available to you elsewhere. We hear all the time about the challenges faced by those actively job hunting, particularly recent graduates: “I don’t have direct experience in the type of work I’m looking for, and many employers don’t train anymore”, or “I don’t have any connections in the industry I’m trying to break into and there is so much competition!” Here is a summary of some of the ways that volunteering can help you build skills and gain experience.
Attention Students: Get Ready for a Rewarding Career in the Nonprofit Sector
Choosing a career is one of life’s biggest decisions. Even though we know that people tend to change jobs and even careers multiple times throughout their lifetimes, there’s still a lot of angst and excitement around the question of what we will work we will choose to do.
5 Qualities That Make a Candidate Stand Out to a Nonprofit Employer
In any job hunt, getting lost in the shuffle of candidates is a real fear for applicants and can be a frustrating experience. The nonprofit sector is a very attractive place for Gen Y and Z candidates. And we get it – you work hard on your resume, perfecting each section to really stand out, wanting to make the best impression you can to hatch your career and engage in purposeful and meaningful work. However, listing only technical qualities for a specific role is not quite enough to really make you stand out. More than ever, employers are looking for soft skills and personality traits in their candidates. Which means, you need to highlight personal attributes and demonstrate your soft skills to make a lasting impression with nonprofit employers.
Preparing for Your First Nonprofit Job Interview
When it comes time for preparing that first big interview, there are so many things to be conscious of. From how you present yourself to the work experiences you reference, it’s safe to say that virtually everything you do and say during the hour-long meeting will be carefully analyzed by your interviewer.
Five reasons why the nonprofit sector may be the perfect fit for you
When it comes to selecting that first career-launching job, it can be hard to decide where to begin. You most likely have a degree that can be applied to a variety of different roles or industries, and there are so many factors to consider when determining what might be your best fit. Where would your skills be useful? What challenges you? Where do you see your career headed in the next five years?
Attention Students: Get ready for a rewarding career in the nonprofit sector
Choosing a career is one of life’s biggest decisions. Even though we know that people tend to change jobs and even careers multiple times throughout their lifetimes, there’s still a lot of angst and excitement around the question of what we will work we will choose to do. Increasingly, new job seekers say it is important to find work that is meaningful.
Read on to find out more about a rewarding career in the nonprofit sector.
How skills-based volunteering can advance your career
New graduates moving on from the security of student life understand all too well the pressure of a job search, and many are overcome with a sinking feeling as they sift through job postings that call for multiple years of work experience. How can these individuals gain transferable skills and develop their talents in order to get a job or get ahead in their current career? A great way to do this is through skills-based volunteering.
How to negotiate a job offer: A guide for job seekers and employers
So you applied for the job, went through the interview process and now have been offered the position. Is there anything more you need to do before simply signing your contract and picking out your First Day of Work outfit? Actually, there is.
We thought it would be useful to look at exactly what’s involved with negotiating a job contract when an offer is on the table.
How to survive (and thrive!) in the first 100 days of your first nonprofit job
What does it take to be successful in your first 100 days of a nonprofit job, especially if it is your very first job in the sector? Read on for advice and insight from your fellow nonprofit professionals.
What is the value of volunteering while job searching?
As a job seeker, you know that looking for work can be overwhelming and consuming; consequently, you may feel that volunteering while job searching is not a viable option. You may feel that your time is better spent undertaking specific job search activities, such as attending informational interviews and networking events or submitting resumes online. Plus, volunteering is unpaid. So what is the value in volunteering while job searching?