Category: Career Series

Career Series

Join PCDN at the Future of Work Forum

FUTURE OF WORK PCDN is pleased to be a strategic part in the Future of Work Forum. We will be convening several key sessions with global innovators working at the forefront of the future of work as part of this terrific event. See All Tickets FUTURE OF WORK The world is changing. And so is the world

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Call to Action: Let’s Elevate the Field of Networks Practice

by Kerstin Tebbe Founder, Collective Mind A dozen years ago, I applied for a job to be the coordinator of a working group for the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE). They hired me, presumably, because I had some relevant prior experience and knowledge of the topic of education in emergencies. But, I had

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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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To work at a StartUp or Not?

Photo by Oscar Nilsson on Unsplash Today 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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Career Series

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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7 Tips for Authentic Networking at Conferences

Hi there, do-gooders! We know that your heart and mind are in the right place, but how are you leveraging your innate human skills to intuitively develop authentic connections? The social sector is a field challenged with scarce resources and further complicated by competition for critical funding needed for your organization to deliver on its

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The Ultimate Guide to Landing A Job

Everything you wanted to know about Salaries & Social Impact Careers

At PCDN we were planning on launching a group career coaching option to help even more people advance careers of impact. Then, COVID-19 happened. So here is the deal: We are opening four decades of  expertise and to help you. Once a week. For free. Join us every week via Zoom for a highly interactive

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Career Series

Thoughts for the Beginning of the Academic Year: “Ah-Ha” Moments, Millennials, and Peacebuilding Careers

Though they might not immediately recognize it, the work that many milllennials aspire to is peacebuilding work where human relations based skills are essential. Careers that seek to alleviate suffering as a result of violence and trauma, promote community-building, resolve differences and conflict, protect the vulnerable from abuse, and promote civic engagement are all peacebuilding related.

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