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
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
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.
As part of the new PCDN.global we are launching a new series, on Personal Finance and Social Change & Social Impact Careers (our first interview in the series is below). One of the critical issues we’ve found is that there is a strong gap for many professionals and students regarding their relationship to social change
Work-life balance. It’s a phrase that can easily be added to the list of buzz words we regularly hear discussed. As if somehow we hold the scales of our lives in a constant struggle for equilibrium. Why do we approach work and life as separate? Or even worse, as work vs. life – nurturing an
The last time I applied to jobs (admittedly, a few years ago now), it was a miserable experience. Dozens of applications, dozens of hours wasted on job boards and cover letters, and what did I have to show for it? Nothing. No interviews, at most only a handful of form rejections. It was mostly a
What is the Future of Design? Architecture and technology influence the way we live and work. We can assume that emerging trends in those disciplines will eventually impact the methodologies and characteristics of our work in the future. Our work at Laka non-profit provides us an opportunity to follow the activities of experts in architecture
The blog was compiled by Victoria Chames, who was formerly an Associate Content Strategist at Net Impact. She is now a Freelance Consultant. The post was originally written in 2017 and the content continues to be very relevant for the 2020s. There are many ways to turn your passion for social change into life-changing action
Since launching our Career Coaching Services we’ve had the pleasure of working with over 50 amazing individuals from around the world. This includes professionals from many diverse sectors in the social impact space including peacebuilding, international development, humanitarian relief, academia, technology for social change, innovative finance, etc., at all career levels (entry, mid-career and senior).
Job Fair, World Bank in DC, As part of a recruitment drive to increase its support for countries dealing with fragility, conflict and violence
Introduction Join us on Monday, February 3, 2020 for this special job fair to learn about over 100 exciting positions that the World Bank is looking to fill by June this year. As part of a recruitment drive to increase its support for countries dealing with fragility, conflict and violence (FCV), the World Bank Group
There are many components to the job search, and there
Dr. Joshua Weiss is one of the top scholars in the