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Category: The Ultimate Guide to Landing A Job

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Cover Letters Done Perfect for Social Change Careers

There are many components to the job search, and there is no magic solution to landing one’s ideal job. It requires a combination of having the right skills, networking, successfully framing one’s experience in a resume a strong cover letter and a bit of serendipity. It is important to stress that even having a perfect

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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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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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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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Networking tip: When Introducing Yourself, Remember Your Hat

When I attend professional events and am about to be introduced, I spend time thinking about the role I am in. Often the moderator will ask everyone to “give their name, and the organization they represent” or something like that (in 2 minutes or less). This seems to imply that we all have just one job. But increasingly

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Career Series

Development Careers for the 21st Century

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 via every week via Zoom for a highly

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The Ultimate Guide to Landing A Job

Building the Skills for the Impact Careers of Today & The Future

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 via every week via Zoom for a highly

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