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Author: Craig Zelizer

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To work at a StartUp or Not?

Photo by Oscar Nilsson on Unsplash Recently on LinkedIn, Editor Andrew Seaman, put up a great post on the pros/cons of working at a startup during challenging economic times. I put up the following response and have turned it into a short blog post which I hope will be helpful for anyone exploring a gig

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Soft Skills and Leadership: A Shift Towards Impactful Learning

This is a sponsored partner post on PCDN. Blogpost by Gaurav Dewani The Future of Work forum was a series of talks and webinars organized by Arthan Careers. The event ran from 16th-18th December 2020 and included several insightful sessions about the future of the social impact economy. One of the webinars featured Co-Founder of

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What to Do When You Want to Relocate for a Job

Job relocation is a reality. Whether you’re a recent college graduate still looking for that first job or an experienced professional ready for a career change, there are countless reasons why someone might want to change your address for your job. If you are in the middle of a relocation yourself or are contemplating a

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Realising the potential of social media as a tool for building peace

crossposted from International Alert Social media, in the context of peace and conflict, can be an enabler of political agency and a positive social connector, but it can also be a driver of polarisation, hate speech and violence. While significant time has been invested in understanding social media as a threat, how it can be

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Top 10 Tips for Making the Most of your Fellowship

Fellowships can be one of the most valuable experiences of your professional and academic career. Whether you are transitioning into a new sector or are traveling to research or work abroad for the first time, fellowships offer unique access to new resources, support, and professional networks that allow you to cultivate your skills and experience

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Securing Funding for Grad School. Do the Hard Work Early.

How many of you have thought about pursuing an advanced degree? Ok. Now, how many of you have immediately thought about the upfront financial costs of that advanced degree? Scary, right? When I was considering my Master program options I would hear everything from ‘it’s not worth it money-wise’ to ‘don’t worry about the upfront

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Downward Spiral: the economic impact of Covid-19 on refugees and displaced people

Published 21. Sep 2020 crossposted from NRC Global Coronavirus More than three quarters of displaced and conflict-affected people surveyed by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) have lost income since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The devastating economic impact is tipping many into a hunger, homelessness and education crisis. The economic impact of public health

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Pandemic profits for companies soar by billions more as poorest pay price

Published: 9th September 2020 Crossposted from Oxfam Learn more United against coronavirus Some corporations are cashing in on Covid-19 on behalf of the wealthiest Thirty-two of the world’s largest companies stand to see their profits jump by $109 billion more in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic lays bare an economic model that delivers profits for

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The Difference Between a LinkedIn Profile & Your Resume

At PCDN we work with a global community of amazing changemakers from many parts of the world. One of the mistakes we often see students and professionals building careers in the social impact sector fail to do is differentiate between how they create their resume and how they use LinkedIn. Below are a few key

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