PCDN helps changemakers and changemaking institutions around the world advance careers & ecosystems of impact. We launched our PCDN Career Impact Series to help you gain the tools, insights and inspiration to advance your career. We leverage the PCDN's leadership team’s four decades of diverse expertise and frequently invite leading innovators, troublemakers and builders to share their career paths and tips. We do this every week For free.
Join us via every week on Zoom for a highly interactive session and come with any questions, your challenges, or favorite tips regarding careers.
The PCDN Career Chats for 2021 are supported by the Rotary Peace Fellowship. Are you an existing or emerging peace leader looking to take your career to the next level? You might be eligible to receive full funding to pursue a MA or professional certificate in peace & conflict studies. Learn more about Rotary Peace Fellowships at www.rotary.org/peace-fellowships
When: We will be online at Noon Eastern Standard time every Thursday for the foreseeable future as long as there is interest from our community.
For our Session on January 28, 2021 at noon EST features Nick Martin (full bio below) sharing key tips on Building a High Impact Career at the Intersection of Tech and Social Change. Nick will share his insights on the key trends in the tech for impact field, how to develop the skills needed to succeed, how to balance tech and human and discuss his experience building TechChange into one of the world’s most innovative companies in the sector. In addition, Nick will share his tips on using Linkedin and thoughts on grad programs. As with all PCDN Career Chats, there will be substantial time for open discussion and questions on building a career of impact.
Why is PCDN doing this? Because we are dedicated to helping changemakers at all stages access the tools, resources and information to advance careers of impact. Plus, PCDN.global was created to help as many people as possible around the globe and we're even more committed to service this trying period.
How do I sign up? Click on the registration link on our site. Once your registration has been approved, you will receive information on how to participate.
How do I participate? Each week we will be on Zoom Participants will receive information via email about how to login. You will either need to download Zoom on your computer, tablet/smartphone (we recommend using the app to be able to have a more engaging experience) or you can call in via phone via the numbers provided.
Is there any cost to participating? No, to help as many people as possible it is free.
Can I participate when I want? Yes, all you need to do is register. Then you can join in whenever you have time. These are designed to be dropped in chats.
How can I ensure my questions are addressed? While we will make an effort to address as many questions as possible, we cannot guarantee we will be able to get to everyone. Questions can be posted at anytime in the Social Change Career Helping Line or free to drop us an email at info(at)pcdn.global
Where else can I go for help? PCDN offers a number of ways we help our community for free including
What happens if I need more support in my career journey? We do offer very affordable career coaching that includes customized one-on-one coaching to help you get from passion to hired. We are uniquely qualified as we have over four decades of combined experience in the social sector, have conducted groundbreaking published research on building careers of impact, have built NGOs, social enterprises, worked & consulted at leading academic institutions, NGOs and conducted programming, evaluation and impact work in multiple sectors. We've also hired many people, mentored hundreds of people around the globe, and also had successes and of course some real failures (quitting jobs, working for organizations that run out of funding and more). If you have questions get in touch or setup a free 15 minute exploratory chat.
Will sessions be recorded/viewable later?
We are recording many of the sessions to be viewable later (we will let people know prior to each session if it will be recorded). If you have a sensitive question that you would like us to raise in the session anonymously drop us an email with your request at info(at)pcdn.global.
What are you doing to help ensure the security/privacy of participants?
To help ensure security we are having people register and provide some basic info prior to the session. Only those who have registered can participate. If you have a sensitive question that you would like us to raise in the session anonymously drop us an email with your request at [email protected]