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5 Excel List Nightmares Any Nonprofit Employee Can Fix

No matter which department you work for at your organization, chances are that Excel spreadsheets have touched your life in one way or another. If you're like me, then you're eager to ...
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6 Surprising Similarities Between Nonprofits & Companies

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, ...
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The Power of Data, Part 2: How Data Can Benefit Your Career

As a nonprofit employee, I am a big believer of data. Spreadsheet addiction aside, it's an incredible thing to be able to apply metrics and research to inform a larger strategy. Data has real ...
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The Power of Data, Part 1: How Data Can Benefit Your Nonprofit Organization

I am a huge data nerd and the people at my job know it. It’s not so much about the numbers (math was never my strong suit), but it fascinates ...
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8 Things to Remember When Work (& Life) Weigh You Down

I love working. Not only am I doing the work that I want to be doing at the moment (this after some not-so-easy soul searching and job hunting), but I’m ...
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How to Craft An Elevator Pitch (Because Let’s Face It, We All Need One)

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 ...
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8 Things I Learned Working for the Nonprofit Sector

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 ...
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3 Simple Hacks to Revolutionize Your Work Day

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 ...
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5 Things To Know Before Diving Into a New Project

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 ...
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The Case for Being Employed for Good

Hi, I’m Dee. I’m a life hack addict and I work for a nonprofit organization in New York City. If you’ve ever worked in the social sector, you may think ...
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Welcome to Employed for Good! I’m Dee, a motivated millennial professional working for the nonprofit sector in NYC. Continue...