Nonprofit employees have the great fortune of working in a relatively selfless industry. Our mission, usually both personal and organizational, is to help people. Our perspective is that all individuals out there share this mindset. The problem comes when nonprofit professionals encounter businesses who do not share these motives and whose mission is to profit. … Continue reading Hey Unicorns, Voldemort(s) want to drink your blood
You’re fresh out of college, looking for a job. Or maybe you’ve just finished up a graduate degree. Or perhaps you are looking to transition into a new field. You are ready to take on a new career, but are unsure of where to start. What are employers looking for, anyway? In the age of … Continue reading How and why to Informational Interview
By happenstance, I ended up standing next to a doctor while he was performing cataract surgery in rural Ethiopia. I made it ten minutes before I turned white, started sweating profusely and had to sit down for an hour until the blood returned to my face and my legs stopped wobbling enough so that I … Continue reading Happy New Year, Nonprofits!