Category Archives: Networking & Job Search

Introducing the YNPN Chicago Nonprofit Employee Resource Guide

Chicago Nonprofit Employee Resource Guide It’s been a few years since you started your nonprofit career. You’re all settled at your organization and you’ve fallen into a comfortable – yet still stimulating – routine in your position.  But you are … Continue reading

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15 Years and Still Going Strong: YNPN’s 2012 National Conference by Steve Strang

YNPN Board of Directors Speak! YNPN Chicago recently had a huge showing at the YNPN National Conference that took place in the Bay Area August 3rd – 5th.  The YNPN Network got its start in San Francisco and being the … Continue reading

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The Insider: Lisa Brown Morton, President & CEO of Nonprofit HR Solutions

This interview was conducted by Sandra C. Davis and was originally posted on the blog Black Gives Back. Want to learn how to remain competitive in this tight job market?  Need nonprofit job search tips? Read on to learn all … Continue reading

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Networking – Social and Beyond by Steve Strang

Social networking has become an everyday part of nonprofit culture.  Blogging, tweeting, linking and Facebooking (among others) are day-to-day routines now for the Gen Y – but where does actual person-to-person networking fall into the picture?  P2P networking has fallen … Continue reading

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Making Google≠Googolplex: How to Search the Internet Intelligently by Sabine Schuller

So imagine this scenario: You work at an NGO. It’s 4:45 Friday afternoon and your Executive Director pops into your cube. The ED says, “Hey, a board member just invited me to dinner downtown with “A Fictional Person”, who’s a … Continue reading

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Becoming More Than Another Resume: The Advantages of Informational Interviews by Lauren Anderson

Networking (verb)- to meet professional contacts to increase your understanding of an area, build contacts in that area, or advance your career. Informational Interview (noun)- networking in an interview-like style. Informational interviews are advantageous over traditional networking, because you demonstrate interest and … Continue reading

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