Recent natural disasters (especially those on/close to U.S soil) have presented an important question: when disaster strikes, do we step up to the plate? For many, the answer has been a resounding, heart-felt yes. For others…crickets. Generally speaking, anyone can give
In the nonprofit sector, there’s this joke (sort of?) that we are prone to multiple-hat syndrome: instances when we’re asked to do things that fall outside of our job description, to keep things running smoothly. This summer, I’ve definitely fallen
I’ve worked with quite a few organizations that use Salesforce, and I’m even helping one organization transition to it now. After years of dabbling in the platform, I’ll quickly say this: I really do love it. That’s not to say
Working for a nonprofit means you’ve likely been subject to some assumptions held by outsiders about your lifestyle. Friends or family may think that you’re martyring yourself to your cause, making an unlivable wage, and/or sacrificing your livelihood for
“Please hold while I put you in touch with our next available representative.” If you’ve ever had to call an airline carrier, your insurance company, or cable service provider, then you’ve heard this line before. We all have. The customer
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.
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