Category Archives: Professional Development

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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A Board Service Story By Aaron House

Serving on an ALL-VOLUNTEER board means something very different than serving on a traditional board. It means you’re accountable. It means you’re the workhorse. It means the big ideas you share during monthly discussions might just end up right back … 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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You Want To Do What With Your Career? By: Dana Bright

  Have you ever had the experience where an idea or a goal or some other type of concept is on your mind but you just can’t put words to it? You just can’t quite put your finger on it … Continue reading

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