This weekend I volunteered at a career fair, helping high schoolers think through their resumes & interview skills. Let me say that of the many ways that there are to give back and get involved, empowering youth to follow their dreams is my absolute favorite.
Working for the nonprofit sector has been one of the biggest highlights of my career. I’ve gotten the chance to work on issues that really matter to me, all while meeting passionate people along the way and building personal knowledge.
I’ve been working ever since I was 14 years old. Since that time, I’ve made my fair share of mistakes and given myself plenty of headaches. Once I entered the working world full-time, I got serious. The thought of
The road to giving back is paved with good intentions. Perhaps you’re already an avid volunteer, or maybe you’re trying to figure out how to get involved for the very first time. How can you move forward and where do
We’ve all been there: you walk into a meeting with your manager and discover that you’ve been assigned a brand new project. You might be super excited and eager to jump in, or if it’s your first big assignment, hesitant
While in middle school, I participated in an education program for inner city youth that taught us the importance of giving back. We learned early on that it wasn’t just a nice thing to do, but rather our civic responsibility.
During my lunch break yesterday, I went to work in a cafe not too far from my office (because that’s what happens to your ‘free’ time when you’re trying to start up a blog). While there, I happened to sit