Monthly Archives: October 2011

Technology Is a Necessity, Not a Luxury by Blanca Leon

I have been working in the nonprofit sector for well over twelve years. I first started working at the Illinois Maternal & Child Health Coalition (IMCHC) back in 1999 as a Program Associate. We were a staff of two, three full … Continue reading

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Starting Your Nonprofit Career by Carissa DiGiovanni

We’ve all heard the news recently that the nonprofit sector will be enjoying a bit of a boom cycle in terms of hiring. In these tough times, that may have some of you reconsidering your commitment to dot-coms and wondering … Continue reading

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Board Recruitment and Orientation by Aaron House

YNPN Chicago is currently on-boarding 14 new board members. Our first official board meeting together is tonight but MANY calories have already been burned to ensure that we have the right people (and the right infrastructure) for a successful first … Continue reading

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Graceful Goodbyes by Cheryl Wisniewski

I know the issue of leaving a job gracefully is probably not at the forefront of our minds given the questionable economic times.  However, my time in workforce development makes me consider these issues.  So first let me say that … Continue reading

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